From the chip to the wall
Photo clubs or any other organisation interested in my speech are welcome to contact me.
A lecture on photographic techniques for those who can basic photography, here I focus on selected elements I think is important to get good pictures technically suited to large magnifications.
- This is a dialogue with the audience and a pedagogical approach to something you think is a bit difficult.
- Discusses the chip in the camera, how a pixel works, and how the image is to the camera.
- Explains dynamic range, why it is important, with examples.
- Bits per pixel, what is it and how do we deal with it.
- Diffraction, we can avoid it.
- A little about raw files
- Much about sharpness, what can we do to optimize sharpness.
- Pixels, noise and enlargements
- Histogram, explained and some advice on the road.
- HDR explained
- Focus mapping explained
- Color and other provisioning to print (approaching the wall now :))
- Papers to print
- Rendering indent and important choices for print.
The lecture is being held as a dialogue with questions and answers along the way. The lecture takes only an hour, but it has taken up to 3.5 hours with many questions and dialogue with the audience.