My take on gear seems to be a bit controversial when you're listening to the hordes of photographers who try to tell you that gear doesn't matter. So here's a real world example why new gear is better than old gear. Because accidents happen! After I found a somewhat useful composition at this spot I … Continue reading An Underexposure Accident, Salvaged
I wanted a "false color" and/or "light leaks" look for this photo of Jeffrey Pines at the small Water of the Woods pond. I found a simple solution for that using only Lightroom tools. I used a combination of Split Toning and Graduated Filters to get this look. In the Split Toning panel I toned … Continue reading Water of the Woods
We had a number of days with negative tide and I've used them quite well to see, explore and scout areas that I hadn't seen before. The Point Loma Sea Cave is one of them. I consider this pretty much a documentary photo that I wouldn't add into a portfolio gallery, I just made it … Continue reading Point Loma Sea Cave
Externally edited files that were originally developed as black & white in Lightroom are shown with a "color" treatment.
I mentioned before that I felt pretty much overwhelmed by the insane amounts of green in Germany, and I thought this photo and the different stages of editing may illustrate what I mean. This is something that I normally don't do anymore - a before/after comparison (and to round it off, I throw in an … Continue reading Processing Green