We are all different. We all bring a different voice, a different vision. Just because society believes that Photoshop is required to create beautiful pieces of art doesn’t make it true. There should be options, discerning opinions. Artistic freedom means having a choice and it shouldn’t have to come from a computer.
An In Focus Photographer believes in Expressionism. He knows that this is done at the moment of creation not after the fact in a computer. Sure the occasional image may need to be cleaned due to a dirty sensor or a contrast/saturation setting that can't be achieved in-camera but we don't manipulate, we don't alter our images. The techniques and visualization theories shown here don’t require any ‘alterations’ after the fact — they just are. What you see is what we shot.
Bottom line: Sure the digital darkroom offers a multitude of creative choices but art doesn’t come from a filter or an action, it is born in the heart and springs from the soul.
Building a 'dramatic' flash image indoors - *Sometimes it's the easiest of pictures that give us the hardest of times.* *Take the above photo of Robin for instance. At first glance it seems a very s...
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