On the Look-Out for Color Relationships

Colors can add power and meaning to images. Color relationships are part of these effects. When an entire image is of one object, the color coordination was taken care of by the designer of that object. But when various elements in the real world form unintended color relationships, its a great chance for the photographer toContinue reading “On the Look-Out for Color Relationships”

Adjusting for Low Quality Lightsources

Gymnasiums, Conference Centers, Covered Markets, they often have one thing in common: they are frequently lit by very efficient, but very unpleasant lighting, such as sodium vapor lamps. This results in images which often have a terrible color cast. But trying to adjust for it with standard color adjustments is not the best solution. Instead, it isContinue reading “Adjusting for Low Quality Lightsources”

When a Color Image Should be Converted to Black and White

There are many good reasons for converting an image to black and white. Some images contain a lot of contrast and texture which can be better emphasized in black in white. Others have historic content that fits well with historic black and white looks. And sometimes an image is part of a series, and theContinue reading “When a Color Image Should be Converted to Black and White”

WEBINAR: Exploring Architectural Photography, Today 3PM EDT

This webinar will be an unscripted discussion of the concepts and techniques used in architectural photography, sponsored by Datacolor. David Saffir and I will be discussing a range of sample images, chosen for their value in illustrating architectural concepts and the techniques used to shoot them. Please join us for what we hope will beContinue reading “WEBINAR: Exploring Architectural Photography, Today 3PM EDT”

WEBINAR: Artistic Techniques in Phone Photography, Today 3PM EST

This webinar will be a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of phone cameras, and ways to utilize them effectively, including add-on lenses and editing applications. This webinar is sponsored by Datacolor . David Saffir and I will be discussing a range of sample images, chosen for their value in illustrating phone photography methods andContinue reading “WEBINAR: Artistic Techniques in Phone Photography, Today 3PM EST”

ImagingUSA Showfloor SEMINAR: Color Management from Capture to Print, Mon 12:30PM, Midwest Photo Stage

This Presentation will be co-sponsored by Datacolor and Midwest Photo Exchange. As the title indicates, I’ll be covering color management for capture, for display, and for output.  Sunday’s session was a full house. There will be a Datacolor SpyderCube given away to one attendee at the end of the session, so stop by if youContinue reading “ImagingUSA Showfloor SEMINAR: Color Management from Capture to Print, Mon 12:30PM, Midwest Photo Stage”

WEBINAR: Exploring Photographic Composition in Landscape and Still Life, Today 3PM EST

This webinar will be an unscripted discussion of composition, gesture, and other factors that make images work, co-sponsored by Datacolor and Digital Silver Imaging. David Saffir and I will be discussing a range of sample images, chosen for their value in illustrating compositional features, and in some instances, chosen for defying easy analysis. Please joinContinue reading “WEBINAR: Exploring Photographic Composition in Landscape and Still Life, Today 3PM EST”

WEBINAR: Getting the Most Out of Your Your Holiday Photography, Wed Dec 12 3-4 EST

Please join David Saffir and myself for a casual chat about improving your holiday photos. This will include tips for photographers at all levels. You can register for this webinar here. This will be at 3pm today (Dec 12) on the East Coast of the US, Noon on the West Coast. Your local time may vary… ThereContinue reading “WEBINAR: Getting the Most Out of Your Your Holiday Photography, Wed Dec 12 3-4 EST”

WEBINAR: Holiday Stocking Stuffers, Wed Nov 28 3-4 EST

Please join David Saffir and myself for a fireside chat about those gifts we feel would most please photographers this holiday season. As the Stocking Stuffer title implies, we will try to focus on more affordable items, but this is photography, so you just KNOW that we’ll sneak in some of the more expensive spread…Continue reading “WEBINAR: Holiday Stocking Stuffers, Wed Nov 28 3-4 EST”

WEBINAR: Video & Color for Photographers, Tuesday Nov 20, 3PM – 4PM EST

On Tuesday, Nov 20, I will be presenting an introductory webinar on Videography and Color Management for Video, intended for photographers who are considering moving into motion shooting. David Saffir will co-host this webinar, sponsored by Datacolor, as part of the Datacolor webinar series which David and I have been hosting this year. You canContinue reading “WEBINAR: Video & Color for Photographers, Tuesday Nov 20, 3PM – 4PM EST”