photo related pearls
can be photo specific (techniques/ inspiring images / etc), equipment (bodies/ lenses/ etc) or related with the digital side (editing software/ management software/ etc). May 9
Some time ago I wrote a blog post called “ Turn Ho-Hum Color into WOW! with Photoshop ” which involved using the LAB color space to adjust an image. In the interests of those of you who use Gimp, this blog post is a revisit on the topic of dragging color out of lackluster images this time using Gimp. One of the hidden secrets of Gimp is that it supports the LAB color space so you can get access to the L, a and b channels in an image. This adjustment therefore produces similar results to those you can achieve with my earlier post using Photoshop it’s just that the process in Gimp is a little different.
The following post on photographing the night sky is by jgomez65 – one of dPS’s forum members. Several people asked me to post a simple tutorial on how I took some night sky pictures . I am not an astrophotographer in any way, shape or form, nor do I have any expensive equipment.
Coastal landscapes can be an incredibly satisfying subject for landscape photographers and can result in some stunning images. Besides abiding by the general guidelines for landscape photography , here are a few other things you might like to think about next time you’re down by the coast with your camera. 1.
Palm and Reflection San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. March, 2013 Sony NEX7 with EZ 18-200mm @ ISO 1600 Welcome to The Luminous Landscape , the web's most comprehensive site devoted to the art of landscape, nature and documentary photography using digital as well as traditional image processing techniques. You will find on these pages instructive feature articles, product reviews, travel and technical discussions, inspiring portfolios, and a Discussion Forum.
As so many new camera owners are starting out with photography in the new year I thought I'd compile a list of photography tips and techniques that new camera owners might like to work through in the coming weeks. by Darren Rowse Some are very basic while others go a little deeper – but all have been selected from our archives specifically for beginners and new camera owners. Enjoy. Introductions to Useful Modes and Settings on Your Digital Camera