The thing about photography is that it’s subjective. Like any form of art. The emotions are different. The perception may vary. The journey may lead you to a different place — than intended. Or in some odd turn of events – the same place.
Over the past few weeks — I am visualizing more. I am actively conscience of composition. Drinking in:
- Rule of Thirds
- Balancing Elements
- Leading Lines
- Symmetry and Patterns
And understanding how I can leverage post production to enhance the scene. High Dynamic Range is always a constant. But what are the variables? In using Adobe Lightroom and Photomatix should I free form or use a preset? Will I be judged by the noise-police when I add too much grain?
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But in a singular moment a leading line captures my attention. And I begin to mentally frame, crop, experiment and fire away.
Technical Mumbo Jumbo
- Camera: NIKON D5000
- Focal Length: 18mm
- Exposure: 1/10 sec at f/6.7, 1/45 sec at f/6.7, 1/3 sec at f/6.7
- ISO/Film: 100
- Lens: Nikkor 18 – 55mm
- Software: Lightroom 4.1 and Photomatix 4.2
- Tripod: Oben AT-3400
When taking a photography what does your workflow look like?