In this episode of “The Complete Picture,” Julieanne Kost demonstrates enhancing light in Adobe Lightroom’s Develop module to enhance your photographs using color and tonality to change the mood and atmosphere of an image. We all know that the goal is to capture the best photograph in camera, not enhancing light using post processing tricks, but […]

“What is a Colorist?” from icolorist on Vimeo. Color grading is the magical artistic process of either electronically, photo-chemically or digitally changing and enhancing the color in a motion picture film, video image, or still image. The photo-chemical process is also called color timing where chemistry adjustments and temperatures are manipulated for differing color effects.  Typically these manipulations are performed at a professional photographic laboratory, in the film development chemistry […]

Published on YouTube.Com Jun 6, 2014 Before the invention of the histogram, digital photography enthusiasts had to go through a lot more trouble to get good exposures. While the histogram is one of the most useful tools on your camera, it’s also one of the least understood.  Understanding how the histogram tracks your exposure is one of the […]

My longtime friend Uwe Steinmueller, editor and publisher of OutbackPhoto.Com, and fellow contributing editor to TheCameraForum.Com has passed away.  Uwe suffered a heart attack on August 8, 2014 at his home in Germany. There, I said it.  I’ve been procrastinating for several days now writing this.  Somehow, to actually write these words down makes the event concrete, something […]

If you have no idea what Spelunking is, your not alone. Spelunking is the secret to the unusually challenging and most difficult photographic discipline of cave photography. Ever wonder where those fabulous photos come from of the magical environments underground? Let me introduce you to Knoxville-based caver and cave photography specialist Chris Higgins. Recently, Chris Higgins guided a team from JOBY, makers […]

Sony QX10 Lens Camera Field Report: More than a cool Concept? Uwe Steinmueller | 09-28-2013 From http://www.outbackphoto.net Mobile phones are the most used cameras in the world. But they are limited in many ways for those who love photography: Mostly fixed focal length (no zoom) Image quality below entry level compact cameras Not much control over expsure Note: This […]

  In the spirit of our continuing coverage of interesting time lapse photography projects, here is one with a very different and quite creative twist. Eran Amir, the project creator, originally uploaded “500 People In 100 Seconds” to YouTube on Aug 23, 2011.  Including my own, to date the project has had 1,667,851 views.   Eran […]