KaBloom Studios, she has just published her first book, Your Camera Loves You: Learn to Love It Back, and she is an avid speaker who loves sharing her passion and workflow techniques with the world. In fact, she and husband Emir are currently in the midst of the [UN]tour, a cross-country bicycle tour on which Khara is presenting two free photography workshops in a handful of cities across the southern United States.
Here you will find tips, techniques, tutorials, and news items from Prairie Rim Images, a photography studio in Lincoln, Nebraska, specializing in events, real estate, product, fine art, and candid photography by Ben Hollingsworth.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
New camera releases
a few months ago. Today, Lytro finally announced the commercial offering of their new light field camera. Canon also announced a refresh of their flagship DSLR, the 1DX, earlier this week.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Post-shoot culling/rating workflow
Chase Jarvis posted the steps he uses to weed thousands of photos from an extended professional shoot down to just a handful of truly wonderful shots -- in just a matter of hours. In a recent session, he culled 21,000 photos down to just 50-60 keepers in only five hours. Granted, that was an exceptional case given the low hit ratio of the subject matter, but it's still an impressive degree of efficiency. The key, according to Chase, is making multiple high-speed passes through your images and incrementing the star rating of appropriate images with each successive pass.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Black & white photography pointers
Ansel Adams' great photos are in B&W. It wasn't until the late 1930's that color film became readily available. Still, many photographers prefer B&W photography because it produces a simpler image that allows the viewer to concentrate on what the photographer was trying to communicate through the photo.
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