Category Archives for "How-To"

Dec 17

#1251. Printing? What for?

By pascaljappy | How-To

So, a solid 18 months after promising to do so, I’ve finally started printing again. Good news, though not for the reasons initially imagined. The tactile “last mile” is actually so freeing.   So, printed, something like the photo above starts with a triple whammy unfair advantage. But there are more interesting reasons for bracing […]

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Dec 12

#1250. (An Ode to) Complexity

By pascaljappy | How-To

Reality is complex. Photographs shouldn’t dumb it down.   The sea, the sky, seperated by a perfectly straight horizon. Add a single white dome, with possibly a supermodel running down stairs in a striking red dress. That lone distant mountain with a blue river meandering through a uniform coniferous forest in the foreground. What could […]

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Dec 06

#1248. Confessions of a grabber

By pascaljappy | How-To

Internal conflict between photographic aspirations and reality can eat you up, man. Know thyself, right?   A few posts ago, I mentioned growing dissatisfaction with my “grabber” approach to photography. For those not familiar with this website, the grabber is one of the 4 photographer personalities proposed by co-author Philippe which describes people like me […]

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Nov 19

#1243. That SOOC Industrial Look

By Ian Varkevisser | How-To

Apparently Fujicolor 100 Industrial is a negative film only sold in bulk in Japan. Something interesting about Fujicolor 100 Industrial film is that it has a Tungsten emulsion (with a Kelvin temperature of 3200), but it is daylight balanced because the dye colors have been shifted to account for the cooler temperature. It turns out […]

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Sep 26

#1231. My Latest Lens

By Steve Mallett | How-To

Yesterday I had a cataract op to my right eye and here I am, wearing sunglasses, writing about it already.  Miraculous really. To backtrack, twelve months or so ago I went for a routine eye test and complained to my optician about my “rubbish glasses”.  This has always been my stance since first having to wear […]

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