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workshop assignment 4 – exposure and shutter speed

In session four we looked at shutter speed as a component of exposure and using shutter speed creatively. Before we get into the assignment for this session I want to revisit the discussion on exposure and ISO and to introduce exposure compensation and histograms. Exposure and ISO We have learned that exposure value (Ev) is ... Read more

workshop assignment 2 – white balance

In Assignment two we explore white balance, also know as gray balance, neutral balance, or colour balance. White Balance Once again we run into the man – machine conundrum discussed in the last session.  The human visual system has capabilities and a sensory range that far outstrip modern technology. When we look at a piece of ... Read more

workshop assignment 1 – image size and quality

This sessions assignment introduces us to JPEG image size and quality and it’s impact on digital developing and post-processing (printing or editing). We also look into camera RAW. JPEG Digital cameras frequently record images in the JPEG format.  JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group, formed in 1982. JPEG uses a lossy compression method for ... Read more

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