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I was asked about why I don’t offer darkroom skills, and/or photo editing software, instruction as a part of my workshops. If the topic of photo-editing software or darkroom work comes up, we’ll discuss it, but it is not a…
If you’ve got to “fix” your picture in photo-editing software, you’ve made a mistake.
I like my photographs like I like my food, unprocessed and real. A photograph is always a “real” photograph but it can be a truthful or contrived photograph. Truth is easy, contrivance takes some work. Contrivance can happen pre-production with staging something, or it…
My personal experience in learning photography has led me to believe that, before you venture into the darkroom, it makes more sense to learn the basics of photography first so you could produce properly exposed negatives. Without properly exposed negatives you’ve got nothing, to work with in the darkroom.
It’s going to happen.
It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.
Your computer, and any other hard drive or storage media that you use is going to fail. Yup, it’s going to happen.