Imagecraft Bootcamp — Lightfall

This is Mitch, your host.  At the time of this writing, Friday, January 1st, we are frantically getting ready to attend a family funeral, so once again I have to beg off from posting the video tutorial I’ve promised for several weeks. I’ll pick up again next Wednesday.

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Shooting From the Dark Side

Hi, this is Mitch again.  No, you are not going to be become Sith warriors!  Sorry, but being a lifelong Star Wars fan, I had to say that (hah!). No, this post is all about shooting from the dark side of a subject… the shadowed side… the side opposite from the light source… the side […]

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Keystoning

Due to the low participation level we had for the last challenge, I figured we should ease up a little and take smaller steps — so this week we’re covering keystoning, also known as the tombstone effect or keystone effect, which you can read about in more detail here.  It boils down to this; our […]

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Low-Key Images

Last week we showcased high-key photography, therefore it makes sense to showcase low-key photography this week, an example of which you can see above. For low-key imagery, we’re basically reversing the process that we had the last week.  Instead of boosting the highlights to make a light, ethereal looking photograph — we emphasize the shadow tones to make […]

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Imagecraft Bootcamp — Intro and First Challenge

Welcome to the new weekly Imagecraft Bootcamp on Lucile’s site, Bridging Lacunas.  I’m your host for the series, Mitch Zeissler, otherwise known as the face behind the site, Exploratorius.  Lucile recently approached me about doing a regular advanced photography gig here and I am honored to be doing so, with the result being what you’re reading now. […]

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Editing and Processing

Sally challenges us this week to try different apps to play with post processing. There was an opportunity to use some photos of street graffiti made, when passing behind a decaying building in Amsterdam, as I hadn’t yet used them. You will see the original photo shot with an iPhone 6, and the changes after editing and processing with […]

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Design

When I had to walk across a pedestrian bridge called ‘Kijkbuis’, after arriving at the train station Hilversum Media Park in the Netherlands, I was surprised with its beauty. It was a bright sunny day, around 2pm in the afternoon, and that made the light effects even more interesting.

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Black and White

It was a sunny day with a few clouds. The planes’ contrails added a few more lines to the sky. As I left this building, I couldn’t help but take this picture. I am joining Lens and Pens by Sally, who hosts each Monday the Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge.  Photo taken with an iPhone 6 using camera + […]

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