Exercise: Black-and-white

I have to confess I fell in love with Black and White when I was 8 years old, I went to a school trip to a camp that did lots of activities, one of which was to develop and print a film in black and white. I took a reel of film one of which was a picture of me with...

Exercise: Interpretive processing

My initial image is from a recent studio workshop, here is the Raw file: This is a raw and un-doctored image, as you can see it is well lit but is not flattering to the skin or eyes as the high resolution of the camera picks up every skin imperfection and throws it at...

DPP 3 Discussion

Monochrome!, That should be easy right! Hell no! its like having an assignment that asks you to paint in oils, it gives you a tool set then leaves the whole world open to your brushes. The same was true for this assignment, and although I love monochrome photography...

DPP 3 – MONOCHROME Initial Submission

1000 AD Holy Rood Hollybourne View Picture 1100 AD St Mary's Ashley View Picture 1200 AD St Mary's Church Hartley Wintney View Picture 1300 AD Church of St Mary of the Assumption Upper Froyle View Picture 1400 AD Mattingly Church View Picture 1500 AD St Michaels...

Exercise: Managing Colour

This exercise was aimed at getting us to correct a colour cast “AGAIN” so I selected an image that was taken in RAW where the white balance was set to Tungsten in the camera though the image was taken in bright sunlight. The result was a bluish cast across...

Exercise: Managing Tone

In this exercise, the object was to take an image with obvious tone problems, and experiment with the range of sliders, available in the processing software to correct the image and present a more balanced image. For this exercise I used the Lightroom Develop module...