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Raw vs JPEG For Photo Editing. Written by Steve Patterson.

Raw vs JPEG For Photo Editing

In this tutorial, the first in a series on editing and retouching images with Adobe Camera Raw, we'll take a quick look at the main difference between the two most popular file formats used by digital cameras today - raw and JPEG - and learn why one of them has a major advantage over the other when it comes to image editing and retouching. Many digital cameras today, including both DSLRs and higher end compact cameras, give us the option of saving our images as either raw files or JPEG files. Take your first steps with Lightroom and Photoshop. My Complete Editing Workflow AFTER a Wedding.

This is exactly how I process every wedding that I photograph.

My Complete Editing Workflow AFTER a Wedding

I am now on my fifth year of shooting weddings and have shot roughly 70 of them. I am a big fan of working smart and not hard. Every step of my workflow is thought out, and belongs for very specific reasons. Most of the time I am finishing and delivering my wedding photos within four to five days. Post-Processing Tips for Beginners. They say photography is an art form, and I couldn’t agree more.

Post-Processing Tips for Beginners

There are so many elements that go into making a great piece of art. Not only do you need to know your gear and the environment you work in, but you also need to know how to put the finishing touches to your art, that takes it from good to great. This can be quite challenging especially to a beginner. But like any great artist would say, all of this can be done with a lot of practice and patience. 10 Editing Techniques That Changed My Photography. In the digital age you as a photographer are expected to be familiar and knowledgeable with Photoshop.

10 Editing Techniques That Changed My Photography

It can be argued back and forth if this is right or wrong and whether Photoshop is ruining photography. But I see Photoshop as a tool, just as the darkroom was a tool to manipulate images. I have put together this list of 10 techniques that helps me get the most out of my images. As my photographic skills grew so did my curiosity for better images. The more I observed the photographers I looked up to, the more I noticed the images they took were not straight from the camera. Photography 101: Editing Basics. If you’ve followed our Photography 101 series from the beginning, congratulations!

Photography 101: Editing Basics

We’ve covered the fundamentals of photography — from composition to lighting to color theory — and hope our guest photographer-led tutorials have helped sharpen your visual eye and given you tips for using your camera. Now that you’ve graduated from this section on the nuts and bolts of photography, let’s talk more about the post-shooting process. So, you’ve taken a bunch of photos in your camera. Now what? Here, photographer Leanne Cole walks us through some image editing basics: straightening; cropping; setting exposure, contrast, and saturation; and spot correcting.

Post-Processing Tips for Beginners. How To Photograph A Wedding. In our recent article How To Make Money As A High End Wedding Photographer, we explored the high end wedding photography market.

How To Photograph A Wedding

But, it seems that the more I am able to charge for a wedding, the more complicated and stressful wedding photography becomes. So recently I have decided that I would like to simplify my wedding photography a bit – get back to basics – unplug if you will. In this article I will take you through my simplified approach on how to photograph a wedding with just one photographer, one camera, one lens and one strobe. In the Beginning… Wedding Photography - 21 Tips for Amateur Wedding Photographers. “Help me – I’m photographing my first Wedding!

Wedding Photography - 21 Tips for Amateur Wedding Photographers

… Help me with some Wedding Photography Tips Please!” It’s a question that’s been asked a few times in our forums over the last few months so while I’m not a Pro Wedding Photographer I thought it was time to share a few tips on the topic of Wedding Photography. I’ll leave the technical tips of photographing a wedding to the pros – but as someone who has been asked to photograph numerous friends and family weddings – here are a few suggestions. 1.