Photography Workshop Tag

Photo Workshop Lightroom Instruction
Grand Canyon Photography Workshop Itinerary

    Here's the itinerary for the August 2013 Grand Canyon Photography Workshop. Thursday, August 1 Participants will meet in the lobby at Yavapai Lodge by 3:00pm where we will do introductions, have our workshop orientation, and review the itinerary. At 4:00pm you will be able to check into...

Processing for A Hot Summer Day

Old car and gas pumps at Classical Gas in Embudo, New Mexico.

I wanted to share an image I made with a student on a recent workshop here in Taos, New Mexico. This scene was created at a new location that has recently been added to my photography workshop line-up. My processing goal with this image was to convey a sense of warmth, which doesn't always come through in a photo. This was accomplished with two part process beginning with capturing the scene using a warmer white balance setting than was recommended by the camera. The "correct" white balance rendered the scene in a pleasing, but neutral palette that left it feeling a bit cold. A white balance setting such as cloudy or shade gives the scene a warmer appearance. If you're working in raw (vs. jpeg), which you should be,