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The Evolution of an Image

The Evolution of an Image

I thought I’d show the evolution of an image today. Everything from the initial capture to my post-processing workflow to complete it. The image itself is just a snapshot, but it was a good subject for this kind of discussion. That’s because we see things differently than our cameras. Those devices simply cannot compete with […]

Using The Photo Stylizer Filter In The Nik Collection

Nik Collection

I use the Nik Collection almost by default when processing photos. At least, I use part of it. Over and over, I use the same filters. It turns out that some of the filters in the Nik Collection that I’ve ignored are just as useful, if you have the right image.

Using A Grey Card For White Balance Makes Life Easier

Using A Grey Card For White Balance

Save time. Save frustration. Save lives. Use a grey card for white balance.  This inexpensive little prop can truly pay off when you get to post processing.

My Backup Strategy Just Saved My Ass

Backup Strategy

Do you have a backup strategy? That’s great. Have you checked to see if it’s working? Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: William Beem Photography

Using Color Labels In Your Post Processing Workflow

Post Processing Workflow

You can streamline your post processing workflow using color labels to mark your progress. Here’s a quick post to show how it works.

Taming Overwhelming Colors in HDR

Overwhelming Colors in HDR

It’s easy to produce overwhelming colors in HDR processing. You get some crazy colors out of Photomatix and other tools. Now how to you bring them back down to Earth? Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: William Beem Photography