Workflow is one of the hot concepts in professional photography these days; most especially among event photographers, and also news photographers. The question of what you do with those 500 photos you just brought back from the Superbowl can be a pressing one. Continue reading My Workflow
JPEG uses a “lossy” compression algorithm. That’s basically the secret of why a JPEG version of an image can be so much smaller than a PNG or TIFF; it’s because the JPEG throws away some of the information. Continue reading Resaving JPEGs
This is a very simple subject — complicated by people like me arguing about proper use of terminology, and people trying to explain differences that other people haven’t even noticed, and people pontificating on things they don’t adequately understand.
Printing? Who cares about that any more? Don’t we all just look at our photos on the screen?
It used to be the only way to get color. It’s still the way most color is reproduced (offset printing, mostly). It’s what really goes on inside chromagenic papers. And it’s well supported in PhotoShop and other modern image manipulation programs.
But it’s still weird. Continue reading Composite Color