Thursday, October 06, 2011

Before and after science*

Looking back through some old blog posts I realised that I have learned a bit about processing digital photographs in the last couple of years. I used to think that they were okay straight out of the camera, but now I know they can be improved.

This one was always a favourite.

Nice enough, but a little 'flat'. A quick adjustment of 'levels', a touch of sharpening and hey presto!

More vibrant, detailed and punchy after less than a minute's work. It's surprising how photos can be improved with a minimum of knowledge and effort!

A few more advanced tweaks and...


*One of my favourite Brian Eno albums.