Great story here: "Man Can’t Explain Why Prize-Winning Photo is Identical to Another Photog’s". "In September 2018, the Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus announced the winners of a #ShotonOnePlus photo contest in India to celebrate the best photos captured by its phone cameras. One of the winning shots was a shock to photographer Aman Bhargava: it looked strangely similar... Continue Reading →
In my quest to simply, regain control of my digital assets and pay for what is really worth, if Flickr doesn't improve materially in the next 365 days from now, I'll close my account. Period. What next? I'm glad you asked. I have a few choices. First move my stuff to places like 500px. Nope,... Continue Reading →
Today is the day where Flickr is starting to delete photos from free accounts with more than 1000 photos in them. The purge has begun. SmugMug, the new owner of the service promised changes and improvements to Flickr. Did they deliver ? What was improved ? There is a few things here and there but... Continue Reading →
https://vimeo.com/315134378 All done on the iPad Pro This Lightroom session was entirely done on the iPad Pro. I'll post a "Making of" article in the coming days...
I recently wrote a blog post about Darkroom 4.0 but here is another one from Erin Brooks "A Closer at Darkroom for iPad". Very informative. Wondering if I should keep it on my own iPad.
Let's go and be spooky here. On the left, the original photo. By looking closely, you'll see this photo wasn't good at all.. very fuzzy with bad lighting. With a lot of processing with Snapseed, I could circumvent many of the original photo defects.
Here is why shooting in RAW is a good idea. A seemingly bad photo can turn quite good after a few minutes of processing in Lightroom on the iPad. Push the shadows, reduce highlights The final version follows.
It's been a long time since I published something in this series of processed pictures. In this case, I wanted to give an oldish looking dating back to the polaroid days.
Seems there was many photographers who didn't like the fact that Apple was granting itself full rights on people's submitted photos to the challenge without any retribution... only some exposure on billboards around the world and other places. I wasn't one of them. I couldn't care much. I always thought this challenge was all about... Continue Reading →