yeah, great shot tony!
Originally Posted by flar
Ideally, you want to get as close as possible to what you want straight out of the camera. But, depending on the style of photography, processing has always played a big role. Look at Ansel Adams, for example. He spent a great deal of effort on darkroom techniques, dodging and burning and masks and all that. Even in film days, photographers thought ahead to what they would do with the photo in processing. Black and white film, in particular, always involved a lot of creative processing. It's just easier with digital, which leads some people to go overboard.
this. i think it has to do with personal style mostly. architecture has so much use in photography because it can be highly stylized or very candid. and it works with nearly every arch style too! modeling, however, requires an a) controlled environment or b) the 'right' equipment (along with good settings).
for me a good photo is a good photo, no matter how you get there. photography is so manipulable that it gets overdone many times. but as long as there's a purpose to the editing (whether it's to create mood, be true to the subject or stretch reality) then good pictures will come.
anyways, a while back i thought about building my own computer. i remember several members here doing it and it really seems like a good experience. my main concern with PC's are the gawd awful cases however. i love
apple aesthetics and it's so hard to find good looking PC stuffs. until i fond this bad boy
it's a bit expensive, but sexy as mofo. i'm turned off by apple's unupgradeability (?) and their apparent lack of updates on older models. butt, i'll leave all this for another thread...