Category Archives: Post Production

Improving your photos in the darkroom and on the desktop.

2 Huge Benefits of Photographing in RAW

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In the days of film, negatives were converted to photographs by 1) using chemical baths for dipping in the dark room or 2) sending to a photo processing lab. Due to the cost, expense and time spent processing in the darkroom, many photographers chose sending their negatives off to the labs. As technology evolved to […]

How to Create Photographic Slideshows That Wow

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Ok, lets cut to the chase. For those of us of a certain age, photographic slide shows conjure up an image of sitting through badly edited holiday snaps in the smokey living room, whilst a soon to be ex-friend explains the benefits of using Velvia over Ektachrome to capture the many delights of Benidorm. The […]

This is a Way to Protect Your Photographs From Being Lost

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You’ve invested countless hours in your photography. This includes RAW files, post processing, exports to programs for sharing. Many have a backup hard drive for their computer for the just in case of ‘hard drive crash” moments. To protect and save your work, you may want to consider a strategy that doesn’t leave you sweating […]

Why This Photographer Thinks You Should Watermark Your Photographs

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The majority of photographers don’t like watermarking their images. Why mar the perfect balance of your picture with a distracting logo, right? Watermarks should be regarded as a necessary evil, however, and photographers and internet users alike have learned to accept it as an inevitability. In this digital age, stealing someone’s image is as simple as “right click, save as.” It […]

How to Recover Shadows in Lightroom 5

Shadow recovery has always been a bit of delicate balancing act. Too little and you see no benefits, too much and not only can the image look unnatural but also there is an increased risk of introducing excessive noise to your shot. Fortunately with modern software such as Photoshop and Lightroom, there are multiple ways […]