Monthly Archives: April 2013

PROJECT: Highlight Clipping

Highlight Clipping basically boils down to exposure and is a bi-product of the linear way in which our camera’s sensor captures light.  This is exposure at it brightest, where tones not only become pure white, but also become featureless and … Continue reading

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Workflow – a continuing process

During the first part of the DPP module we looked at our workflow.  This was quiet an in-depth study at the time, but in the feedback I received from my tutor after assignment one, I was advised to look into … Continue reading

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Impromptu Photo Walk

When I got up this morning, the sun was shining and the sky was blue, so I decided to grab my camera and take a walk down by the river, just to see what I could find. Actually, there was … Continue reading

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EXERCISE: Sensor Linear Capture

We can simulate a linear image quite simply by applying the opposite kind of curve.  This will not be exact, but close enough for our purposes. Take any TIFF or JPEG image and open it in Photoshop Elements.  Convert it … Continue reading

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PROJECT: LINEAR CAPTURE

“In order to appreciate the very different way in which a sensor responds to light, as opposed to film, we need to go behind the scenes in the processing software”. The Camera Sensor The sensor embedded in our camera captures … Continue reading

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