Making selects


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Making selects

In the old days of landscape photography, photographers returned from a shoot, developed their film, and then made contact sheets, pages of simple thumbnail of their images. From these contact sheets, they selected the images that would then go through a whole postproduction process. Because enlarging a print takes time on expensive chemicals, it was important to winnow a shoot down to only the select shots before beginning serious postproduction work. Digital photography is no different. When you return from your shoot, you'll first transfer your images to your computer and then determine which images are the ones you want to take through the rest of your postproduction process.

These select images, what some people called picks or hero images, are the shots that you'll actually edit, correct, adjust, and ultimately output. If you already have a workflow that you like, you'll probably find that it's fine for landscape shooting, though there may be one or two things you want ...

Making selects
Video duration: 10m 42s 6h 43m Intermediate

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Making selects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography

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Photography
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