Thursday, September 3, 2009
RCC Post Processing Seminar
On Monday I had the pleasure of presenting a short seminar to the commercial photography class at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina. I worked with the class on digital post-processing techniques in Photoshop. My intent was to get the students to experiment with what is possible with post-processing and to push things a bit. Photoshop is a tool, and by understanding what is possible, a photographer can make decisions on what is the most efficient way to produce a photographic illustration. I don't advocate Photoshop as a do-all, and we did push the envelope a little, but by learning what you can do, you can then decide what you should do to an image. I was impressed by the quality of the students I worked with and it was quite an enjoyable day, and I would like to thank the folks at RCC for having me. Above is an image of one of the students I did during the day as an example, a simple portrait against a plain brick wall and then pushed a bit.
(photographs copyright 2009 by Dan Routh)