Enlight: the basics (iOS only)

Enlight is quickly becoming one of my main apps. It’s very powerful if you dig into all the options, or it can be simplistic with many useful presets. You can even make full-frame photos Instagram-ready without losing any of the original image. Just to give a hint of the power, here are a few other features I use…

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Google+ Snapseed 2.0

Mere days after I released the video reviewing Snapseed, Google released a new version for the first time since they acquired it from Nik Software. While there are new features and nice tweaks, it remains mostly the same in many aspects. I’ll go over how it has changed, where you can find the new features, and…

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Photography Evolves

My name is David Pringle. Please join me as I explore the evolution of photography. It’s expected that more than 50% of photos taken this year will be taken on a cell phone. “Every 2 minutes today we snap as many photos as the whole of humanity took in the 1800s.”–1000memories. Digital revolutionized how we…

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Subtle details

Sometimes the subtle details such as the small clouds or the stratus in the rocks would be lost in a normal exposure. Using an HDR app and intentionally increasing saturation and contrast can bring out those details. HDR photos are taken over several exposures and then overlapped and blended. Alignment is difficult if it is…

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What this site is about:

Photography has never been a static style or technique. Some of the earliest cameras used wet emulsion on glass to make the negative. We progressed through 4×5 view cameras, 35mm film, Polaroid, 110, disc cameras, and eventually onto digital. There are too many iterations to name them all here. I look forward to what is…

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