The BS of Digital Photography

David J Brooks pentkon52 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 17:50:14 EDT 2009


On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
Dave
>> I was chastised on the Pentax forums for saying i usually have to post
>> process just about every shot i want to keep or sell.
>> He said i don't know what i';m doing if i need to post process.
>
> Tell that to Ansel Adams. Post processing is just as critical to the
> final photograph as proper film developing and printing. Good
> photographers not only post process their work, but they consider the
> post processing when they shoot so that they get the best final
> product possible.
>
> An obvious example would be to "over" or "under" expose to save detail
> in shadows or highlights, and then correct the midrange in post
> processing.
>
> IMNSHO, whoever said that was a wanker who probably shot in green
> mode.
>
>
> --
> The first step is learning to take great photos,
> the second step is learning to throw away ones that are merely good.
> Larry Colen             lrc at red4est.com            http://www.red4est.com/lrc
>
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