Shooting with post production in mind


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Shooting with post production in mind

While we usually divide the process of making a photograph into shooting and then post production, the fact is you shouldn't think of these as two separate unrelated subjects. You should, in fact, always have post production in mind while you're shooting. This is not a practice that unique to digital shooting. Adams, Weston, Van Dyke, many of the master film photographers of old were not just great photographers; they were incredible technicians. They had in-depth understandings of chemistry, paper, film, and they very often devised and created their own chemistries and paper.

When shooting, they often made exposure decisions based on processing ideas that they knew they could execute later. They would expose one way with the idea that they would process and print their film using very specific techniques. In other words, they were only able to get successful images because they were thinking about the entire photographic process, shooting, and postproduction, at the same time. As a ...

Shooting with post production in mind
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