RAW Vs. JPEG
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RAW Vs. JPEG

June 1, 2007 | Rick Sammon

“Cameras don’t take pictures, people do” is a well-known photo adage. However, you not only need a camera to take pictures and to get good exposures, but you need to know what your camera can and can’t do—especially when it comes to setting what image format to shoot with. For this image taken inside of a hot-air balloon (technically called the “envelope” by hot-air balloonists), I shot in the RAW mode rather than JPEG. For me, it’s sometimes a quality and exposure flexibility issue, but more than that, it’s a personal preference.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

May 1, 2007 | Rob Sheppard
Lightroom is a program designed for photographers and the way they work
The Sky Solution
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The Sky Solution

May 1, 2007 | Sergio Waman
Using Photoshop to repair problem skies when the light is too contrasty for your film or sensor to record properly
The Myth Of Protective Underexposure
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The Myth Of Protective Underexposure

January 1, 2007 | Rob Sheppard
Hamlet's new D-SLR dilemma: to underexpose or not to underexpose?
Understanding Layers
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Understanding Layers

November 1, 2006 | Lewis Kemper
Use these tips to make the most of this key Photoshop tool
Craft & Control In Photoshop
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Craft & Control In Photoshop

June 1, 2006 | Rob Sheppard
Interpret a scene optimally to match your vision of the subject
Of Mice & Tablets
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Of Mice & Tablets

April 1, 2006 | Rob Sheppard
A graphic pen and tablet can make a difference in the digital darkroom
Do Away With Gray
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Do Away With Gray

January 1, 2006 | Maura C. Lanahan
Reveal the color and contrast in your murky digital images
16-Bit Challenges
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16-Bit Challenges

December 1, 2005 | Rob Sheppard
When do you really need the 16-bit capabilities of RAW files?
Stretching The Landscape
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Stretching The Landscape

August 1, 2005 | Rob Sheppard
Where is landscape photography going today? How might we as photographers find new inspiration and approaches to this classic subject?
Hue & Saturation Pro Photography Tip
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Hue & Saturation Pro Photography Tip

August 1, 2005 | Ibarionex R. Perello
Change and enhance color with precision using this adjustment tool
Beauty & The Beast
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Beauty & The Beast

July 1, 2005 | Ibarionex R. Perello
Tame the large files produced by a high-resolution digital SLR

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Resizing Image Files
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Resizing Image Files

June 1, 2004 | Rob Sheppard
Resizing an image larger or smaller than the original file is a key digital adjustment
Matching The Monitor
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Matching The Monitor

January 1, 2004 | Rob Sheppard
Get better results controlling the image on your monitor with these tips
Expand Tonal Range Using A Single Image
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Expand Tonal Range Using A Single Image

January 1, 2004 | Linde Waidhofer
RAW files help to reveal greater shadow and highlight details
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