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Learn & Explore Series Episode 70

"Intro to post-processing - the basics and beyond"

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Did You Know?

The goal is to get the capture the image properly at the time you take the shot (in the camera), but did you know that you can fix many common problems after the fact using tools in the digital darkroom.

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Did You Know?

Most cameras today allow you to shoot in a proprietary RAW file format which captures the most information in the file at the time the shot was taken. The RAW file enables you to use post processing tools to “develop” your image to your liking. Examples of this developing process might be changing White Balance, adjusting Exposure and Contrast, enhancing Clarity and much more.

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Did You Know?

There as many styles of workflows. Some photographers prefer to view and edit their images in standalone software programs while others have workflows using such tools as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom along with plug-ins. Workflow may also include backup and archiving, tagging, watermarking and even sharing and printing your images.

Special Thanks to
Industry Expert: Dan Hughes
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Questions covered in the above interview:

  1. What is photographic post processing?
  2. Why is post processing important?
  3. Do you prefer to use Glass Filters vs. Digital Filters and why?
  4. So what is a Plugin and why do you use them?
  5. What is an example of your workflow?
  6. Do you recommend shooting RAW?
  7. Is your workflow different if you plan to share online as opposed to printing?
  8. What are some examples of basic post processing compared to advanced post processing?
  9. Give us one of your favorite post-processing tips.