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.
If you’ve got to “fix” your picture in photo-editing software, you’ve made a mistake.
The words we choose are important and they can change your mind when it comes to your photography.
Do you remember the first time you saw something photographic? Do you remember the first time you wanted to make a photograph? Do you remember WHY you wanted to make photographs? If you forget anything, don’t forget why. Take a photography class with Sam.
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 main topic. I think that you can consider photo-editing software a digital darkroom. Whatever I’ve […]
If cameras took good pictures, wouldn’t they be good pictures all of the time?