Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Post-processing techniques, part of Narrative Portraiture: Portraits of Two Texas Artists.
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Photography really is a process.…It's about those ideas that you have, meeting a person, capturing the images, and…also your post-production workflow as well.…Now what I want to do here is just share with you a few of my post-production…strategies that I use.…Now, my intent isn't to teach you Photoshop or Lightroom, but rather to give you…some insight or ideas into how I work with these tools.…I believe that sometimes the best photographs, they don't need much work at…all. And here I want to show you a few photographs and some of the work that I've done.…
I have picked a few photographs that I think are representational.…Rather than showing you everything again, I will just show you a few pictures.…Like this one here. Straight out of the camera…I think it looks really good.…All that I needed to do was remove the microphone down below and then tweak the…color just a little bit.…Here you can see that before and then after.…There were some red tones I wanted to get rid of. And I just cleaned up a…
In this installment, Chris travels to Texas to visit two artists: David Cargill, a Beaumont sculptor who works with bronze and marble, and Charles Stagg, another Beaumont sculptor but in recycled and found materials. Chris takes their portraits and spends time discussing the composition and lighting in each session.
Chris also reviews the photos he took, and discusses the gear he used and the lessons he learned while visiting with and photographing these artists.