Light And Land, Landscapes In The Digital Darkroom By Michael Frye

Light And Land, Landscapes In The Digital Darkroom By Michael Frye

I think I’ve been extremely blessed being a professional photographer for the reason that I’ve embraced digital technologies since the early days of the digital photography. You have to understand that this is not a number of decades we are dealing with however, in my illustration it is only since 1999 I believe.  The reason for the “fortunate” element is a little 2 sided, the positive aspect being i used PhotoShop and DAM software for countless years and they are merely a natural part of my personal life and workflow, the negative aspect being that a great many of my earlier digital images are lousy as far as the high quality element goes. Although they served the function at the time; having the capacity to shoot photographs and e mail them quickly, at 2.1 unclear megapixels there isn’t much hope with regard to their long-term use within my personal stock portfolio.

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Having witnessed a few beginner and pro photographers make the switch to the newest digital systems in recent years I have seen a consistent struggle with individuals attempting to figure out the most effective techniques to produce the images they have labored so faithfully for while in the photography phase. Many have spent many years shooting using Fujichrome Velvia, not a particular favourite of mine but nevertheless a very popular roll film. Other photographers have come through the negative film ranks where the exposure tolerance is relatively lax and may have been somewhat lazy in perfecting this important technical element of photography. Regardless, what both slide film & negative film had in common is generally is that many of us took our film to a photo lab and left the film with their skilled specialists to supply the end results. Sure, you will find exceptions, some of us did our own printing, particularly with black and white imagery. In our modern-day digital world now “we” are both the digital photographer and technician.

Light and Land, Landscapes in the Digital Darkroom by Michael Frye is the most recent e-book to the Craft & Vision library. Michael, a photographer based on the doorstep of Yosemite National Park, understands his stuff about inspired landscapes as well as the post-processing approaches which make his vision a reality. Light and Land is written especially for photographers with an interest in scenery and who desire to clarify their own unique perspective. Landscape photography, like other specific genres, possesses its own challenges with regards to the digital darkroom and this e book will be of use to anybody planning to take their post-processing one stage further. With equal parts inspiration and instruction Michael goes step-by-step over the aesthetic judgments behind every decision, and he unpacks the principles behind the landscape-specific considerations.

While Michael takes us through the developing of five scenery photos the workflow and decisions made will work for nearly every photo regardless if you are a nature photographer, amateur photographer or possibly only want to get the best results you can from your household pictures. Michael uses Adobe Lightroom for his examples however the same principles apply regardless of the photo editor that you are utilizing.

Light and Land, Landscapes in the Digital Darkroom is crammed full of information and superbly illustrated with gorgeous photos of Yosemite National Park. The book can be purchased now as a down-loadable Pdf file for just $5US. Believe me, this ebook is definitely worth the price, that’s not much more than the coffee house cappuccino you had this morning!

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