Category Archives: Digital Image Qualities ~ Learning Log

PROJECT: WHITE BALANCE AND OVERALL COLOUR

So, why is the White Balance setting on our camera so important? Freeman (2008, p.20) comments that ‘White Balance is digital photography’s answer to the different, sometimes unpredictable colours of light.  It is a wonderfully convenient solution to getting the … Continue reading

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PROJECT: DYNAMIC RANGE

Previously in this module, our studies have covered linear capture, highlight clipping and digital noise.  The latter artefacts being bi-products of digital camera exposure, and each found at opposite ends of the tonal scale (or histogram). These topics lead us … Continue reading

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Histogram Representation

Today I have been flicking through my books, trying to find some information surrounding our next project, which is Dynamic Range.  Whilst looking at FREEMANS ‘Digital SLR Handbook’ I came across some optimising tips (p.142), and found an image of … Continue reading

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Highlight Clipping Extended

As I was not sure whether my photographs for the highlight clipping exercise would work, or produce the correct results, I actually took two batches of images; the first I did manage to use for the original exercise (posted May … 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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