Why The iPad Is My Favourite Tool For Editing Photographs

My post processing workflow is very consistent these days, and follows one of two paths. 1. The camera creates images I like on board so I don't need to do anything except upload them to my MacBook by putting the memory card in a USB reader and importing en masse with Image Capture. These images… Continue reading Why The iPad Is My Favourite Tool For Editing Photographs

How I Use Snapseed To Simply Process Black And White Photos In 13 Seconds

A year ago I used LightRoom to process RAW photographs captured with my Pentax K10D DSLR. This evolved. Six months ago my preferred workflow was using my iPad or iPhone and Hipstamatic to process JPEG photographs made with my digital compacts. Now, the act has evolved further still, and I use my Sony Xperia Android… Continue reading How I Use Snapseed To Simply Process Black And White Photos In 13 Seconds

Disintegration Layers – A Processing Experiment

When I shot predominantly film, I used to have it developed and scanned at a lab, then used the images straight from the CD. Yes, of course there was some digital processing involved by the software and the person developing, but in terms of my input, it ended when I pressed the shutter button. It… Continue reading Disintegration Layers – A Processing Experiment

Photography Beyond The Light(Room)

Previously I spoke about giving up Adobe LightRoom, partly because it was vastly over complex (and overwhelming) for my needs, and partly due to the locked in yearly subscription plans I resented. I tried to end it three months ago but they wanted something like four month's subs to leave, so I tried their "special… Continue reading Photography Beyond The Light(Room)

Why Photograph In Colour?

Since around October (after the day the colours fell) I’ve been shooting almost exclusively in black and white. Aside from there being less colour around to capture, I realised again that shooting in b/w makes it easier to focus on the core aspects of photography - light and shadow, composition, geometry, texture. Regular readers will… Continue reading Why Photograph In Colour?