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June 16, 2016

Understanding colour profiles

In an ideal world, I could photograph a man wearing a blue suit and a yellow cap, sitting in a red Fiat 500 (the coolest car ever made). I could use any camera, process it using any RAW file software, retouch on any computer and print it on any printer. The reds, blues, yellows and skin tones would be identical through the entire process. Sadly, we don’t live in that world. Cameras, monitors, software and printers speak different languages and see different versions of colours. This makes what should be the relatively simple exercise of photographing, post-processing and printing one of the most frustrating exercises possible. The good news there is a workaround. It’s a bit like a language interpreting service for colours. Introducing: colour management. Colour management, like the UN, gives all your devices consistent colour profiles (the way they see colour). The gorgeous red Fiat 500 I photographed...

Ep 78 How to create quick and easy portraits anywhere

What happens when you head to Sicily with a group of photography enthusiasts to capture a series of awesome portraits, combined with an unforgettable culinary journey? Well, Gina Milicia has done just that. And in this episode, she shares her adventures with Valerie, along with: what gear she packed, what went wrong, how she achieved her shots, and what the group learnt along the way. #ginachallenge #rustic Click play to listen to the podcast or find it on iTunes here. If you don’t use iTunes you can get the feed here, or listen to us on Stitcher radio. Show notes Gear List 5DMK111 70-200mm L series 11 24-105mm L series 16-35mm L series   4x pocket wizards 2 x yongnuo triggers 1 x 580 EX11 1x Yongnuo speedlight 1x Chimera portable beauty dish 1x grid 1x med softbox 1x small softbox 1x plastic dome 1x paper bag   Tripod Manfrotto...

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