Digital Darkroom

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David B. Brooks Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

Unlike film cameras, digital does not capture a likeness of the subject on a "physical artifact," like a film negative or slide. A digital camera just gathers information that describes what the lens and sensor...

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Howard Millard Posted: Sep 01, 2004 1 comments

It was the swinging `60s, I was in college, and many wore a rainbow of tie-dyed colors. What had been "normal" was being challenged on every front, and that included photography. The bulging, startling...

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Peter K. Burian Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

Whether you shoot with a digital camera or scan photographs, printing can be one of the most rewarding aspects of photography. In the past, you needed a darkroom and a great deal of expertise to make beautiful color or black...

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Peter K. Burian Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

One of the most frustrating aspects of the digital darkroom is getting prints that closely resemble the images that we see on a computer monitor. Are your own prints as impressive as the images in the electronic display? Are they "clean," or do...

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Jon Canfield Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

Hello, and welcome to Output Options. In this column, I'll be covering issues and topics related to how you can get the most from your images after you've made the pictures and have downloaded them into your computer. Whether you need information...

Paul Mozell Posted: Sep 01, 2004 2 comments

Very few people would dare to ask this question, "Is digital better than film?" just a few years ago when the only cameras that could produce a digital file with qualities that approached film's capabilities cost in the neighborhood
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Joe Farace Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

Editor's Note: This month starts a new column here at eDigitalPhoto from Joe Farace. Loyal readers of the magazine will know that Joe has been doing the Buzzwords here each month, and...

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Tony Sweet Posted: Jul 01, 2004 0 comments

Warming Effect
The filter that I use the most, by far, is the warming filter. It is used primarily in overcast light or in shade to remove the inherent blue or cold light from such scenes. As a result, an amber or warm tonality is added to the scene.

Here is...

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Darryl C. Nicholas Posted: Jul 01, 2004 0 comments

The new Photoshop CS has a greatly expanded Filter section. One of the new filter options is called Filter Gallery. The Filter Gallery is so extensive it just boggles the mind! In order to give you a little introduction into this feature-rich area of...

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Howard Millard Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

Are you looking for a way to make your digital photos really stand out? Starting with one of your existing color shots, here's a great way to create a dynamic new image that will really catch your viewer's eye. By combining a black and white...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

Thanks to image-editing programs, turning soft shots into sharp shots is relatively easy. I do it all the time!

In this article, I'd like to share with you some of my tips and tricks for sharpening pictures. I use Adobe Photoshop...

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Darryl C. Nicholas Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

Of all the new tools in Photoshop CS, the one that I have heard the least about is the Shadow/Highlight tool. And, yet, for photographers, it is an extremely useful tool. Think of it as an alternate method for the Curves tool, one that often gives people...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

Perhaps the coolest feature of digital imaging programs is that they let our imaginations soar. Using our imagination, and working with the latest technology, virtually any effect is possible. I thought I'd share a few techniques that illustrate how...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

In 1980, I was involved in a project to create the world's largest photograph: a panorama of the Grand Canyon. Our team of six (photographers and a TV crew) rode mules into the Grand Canyon, where, in the sweltering August heat, we set up a 35mm SLR...

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Uwe Steinmueller Posted: Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

While most digital photographers are familiar with JPEG and TIFF formats, the latest format to come down the pike for digital cameras, known as "raw," as it deals with the raw information right from the sensor, is something fairly new. Simply stated: to gain maximum image quality, you...

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