Editing telephoto images


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Editing telephoto images

For the most part, you won't do anything special when you're editing your telephoto and super-telephoto images. However, there is probably one consistent thing that you're going to find with your telephoto images, and especially really long telephoto images, and that is this: they're going to look like an old prison. Oh, wait, no that's not it. They are going to be low contrast. That's the problem. The reason this is a low-contrast image is because I'm simply looking through so much atmosphere, a lot more than I normally would with a shorter lens, where I wouldn't try to get such close-up detail.

Obviously, I could put a shorter lens on this subject and still be looking at as much atmosphere, but because Alcatraz wouldn't be so big, I wouldn't notice how much contrast I've taken off of it. This is a very easy thing to fix. Low contrast simply means we don't have any black and we don't have any white. All of our tones are grouped here in t...

Editing telephoto images
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Editing telephoto images provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Specialty Lenses

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Photography
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