Join Mikkel Aaland for an in-depth discussion in this video Post-production and sharing, part of Travel Photography: Portrait of a City Neighborhood.
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Jim: So everyone who's watching this knows that there's a lot that you…can do, in software at your computer, with the photos that you've taken.…Does that affect the way you shoot?…If so, how?…Male: Absolutely, I mean this is I think that if you don't understand what you can…do in post-processing with, if you're, if you're…not familiar with that, you really restrict your,…your shooting ability.…Now again, everybody has a different opinion about this.…There's just purists out there who really believe that you know,…once you snap the shutter and that, that picture is sacred.…
They don't crop it.…You know, they take it out and just, it is what it is, and that's that.…That philosophy is totally valid, and, and it's great for some people.…It doesn't work for me. I'm one of these people,…when I look at something, I don't see it for what it is.…I see it for what it can become.…you know, this idea that, that there's something,…I know what, what I can do to it.…If I, if I want to.…So I'm shooting knowing that a, I can…
In this course, photographer and teacher Mikkel Aaland explores one of the oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods of San Francisco: North Beach, home to iconic architecture, beautiful vistas, delicious food, and more than a few interesting people. He explores the area on foot over a three-day period, taking you up hills, inside restaurants and shops, and into encounters with people on the street. Along the way, learn how to take advantage of natural light, shoot a city at night, pack and prep for travel shoots, and enhance your images in post-production.