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Three Little Lessons : Crash Photo

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on June 28, 2010 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Three Little Lessons : Crash Photo


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 The lower the ISO setting the more color and overall tonality your image will have. 100 iso has twice the colors as 200 iso. 200 has twice that of 400 and so on. Think of like crayons. Do you want to use the 128 pack or do you.want the 8 pack? Keep this in mind too...the ISO and the shutter speed are closely related, like a marriage. When the ISO is higher like 800 and 1600 the faster the shutter spe...

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Selective Colors Part 2 :

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on April 22, 2010 at 6:22 PM Comments comments (0)

Selective Colors Part 2 : The Monochrome


(written for Camren Photographic's March 2010 Newsletter)


Selective color and black and white photography has a certain allure in the early months of Colorado. As the winter light fades and the sun begins it return so does the photographers desire to explore. Until the green of the spring returns the monochromatic image has a certain allure and the selective color process of channel mixing is ...

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Selective Colors Part 1 :

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on April 22, 2010 at 6:19 PM Comments comments (0)

Selective Colors Part 1 : Selective Color Removal


(written for Camren Photographic's February 2010 Newsletter)


Selective color and black and white photography has a certain allure in the early months of Colorado. Everyday simply presents excellent opportunities to allow the photographer to explore the selective color and monochrome image types. Low lying clouds and near cobalt skies help create tones in color that will translate bea...

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3D Imaging Magic

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on April 22, 2010 at 6:16 PM Comments comments (0)

3D Imaging Magic


(written for Camren Photographic's November 2009 Newsletter)


Although the 1950s are most often considered the 3-D movie decade, the first feature length 3-D film, "The Power of Love," was made in 1922. Ever since, the use of 3-D technology in theaters and television has risen in popularity. Film-makers James Cameron and Steven Spielberg are currently pushing 3-D technology in Hollywood by assimilating motion-capture 3-...

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The Photo Fusion Part 2: High Dynamic Range

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on April 22, 2010 at 6:14 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo Fusion Two:

High Dynamic Range (HDR)


(written for Camren Photographic's September 2009 Newsletter)


Two special fusion techniques are unique to digital photography and widely accepted for their sleight of hand and illusion. These fusion techniques are the Panoramic Stitch and the High Dynamic Range merge. Last month, the Panoramic fusion (stitching) was discussed and now the High Dynamic Range fu...

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The Photo Fusion Part 1: The Panoramic Stitch

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on April 22, 2010 at 6:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo Fusion One:

P a n o r a m i c s


(written for Camren Photographic's August 2009 Newsletter)


There are two uniquely digital fusion techniques widely accepted for their sleight of hand and fascinating illusion. These fusion techniques are the Panoramic Stitch and the High Dynamic Range Merge. These two photo fusions require previsualization. If this does not...

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The Micro on Macro

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on April 22, 2010 at 6:09 PM Comments comments (0)

The Micro on Macro


(written for the June 2009 Camren Newsletter)


This month's photography magazines and industry business papers are full of talk of new accessory gear, the popularity of digital photo frames, and of the rise of the cellular phone camera.


However, there is one timely and popular thing occurring lately, something the cell-phone cams perform poorly at. (Though you can set your phone's wallp...

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Shooting Raw

Posted by caseycrockerphoto on April 22, 2010 at 6:04 PM Comments comments (0)

Shooting RAW


(written for Camren Photographic's March 2009 Newsletter)


The topic of shooting in photographic RAW format has come up in recent conversations many times at Camren. The question tends to come about when we help people select from the type of image quality and formats a camera offers. This goes beyond resolution and image compression. So, this newsletter offers its readers an insight into shooting RAW....

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