Tag: digital

Eastern Sierra Workshop – October 15, 2012

Eastern Sierra Workshop – October 15, 2012

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

As demand for our Eastern Sierra workshop exceeded our capacity, Jack Graham and I decided to offer an additional date this coming fall. Join Jack and me for an exciting four-day photographic tour of fall color, spectacular scenery, ancient bristlecone pines, the Bodie ghost town and, of course, the majestic mountain scenery of this beautiful […]

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The Velvia Dissonance

The Velvia Dissonance

| July 29, 2012 | 21 Replies

Fujifilm’s recent announcement about the discontinuation of Velvia signifies an end to an interesting era in photography. In its own way, the film was responsible for some of the most striking imagery of the 1990s. Yes, it really was that recent. I was working in Israel when Velvia was introduced. I remember the salesperson at […]

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Creative B&W Processing Techniques eBook

Creative B&W Processing Techniques eBook

| July 11, 2012 | 5 Replies

It is my great pleasure to announce my latest eBook: Creative B&W Processing Techniques. Designed as a companion to my earlier title Creative Processing Techniques, this new eBook extends my creative process framework with concepts and techniques unique to digital processing of B&W images, along with thoughts on approaching B&W photography as an expressive visual […]

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Creative Processing Techniques eBook Now Available!

Creative Processing Techniques eBook Now Available!

| April 30, 2011 | 5 Replies

I am proud to announce that my new 168-page Creative Processing Techniques eBook is now available for purchase. The book took nearly 6 months to write and describes my creative approach to digital image processing using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. In addition to hands-on techniques, examples, and exercises, the eBook also describes my workflow-based approach […]

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What Have We Learned In 130 Years?

What Have We Learned In 130 Years?

| January 19, 2010 | 18 Replies

Apparently not much, at least as it pertains to the goal of photographic technology. It seems comical that modern day film aficionados tout the benefits of a product that was really just meant to make life simpler and easier in the days of glass plates. Film ads of the 1800s and early 1900s boasted such […]

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Subjective Observations on Print Size

Subjective Observations on Print Size

| December 19, 2009 | 11 Replies

The last thing I want is to start another useless film vs. digital debate. I did, however, want to share the results of a recent experiment that may be of interest to many of you who struggle with the issue of “how large can I print?” This seems of special concern to those coming into […]

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Eat Your Crow and Be Done With It

Eat Your Crow and Be Done With It

| November 4, 2009 | 17 Replies

The Internet seemingly never forgets. Out of curiosity, I pulled up some of my older postings on various photography forums. Some of them made me cringe. I said some pretty foolish things over the years. At times I was inexplicably loyal to one brand or another, I’ve been a Large Format snob, an ignorant film […]

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