Colour management – intro

In the days of film few hobby photographers worried about colour management, just selecting a Tungsten balanced film for those times when using Tungsten. After that, apart from slides, the lab sorted out the filtration when printing. With monochrome no colour issues apart from the intensity or subtlety of any toning. Digital has changed all of that and colour management is something that can make or break an image, including a monochrome image. Colour management at capture is all about the white balance settings. Most cameras have…

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Richard Weston – portrait session practical night

Richard Weston – was invited to the club to provide a presentation on portrait lighting and posing on a practical night. Richard’s business is photography based, Weston Digital Imaging. To help with this he brought along Annabel, a model from SoT. As has been a recent trend for me, here are a few notes on the session with some added detail input from myself. The starting point with any portrait photo is to consider gender, age and intended style. Each of these can influence the lighting…

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