Chapter 7. Setting Up Images for Final Output

Artists can color the sky red because they know it’s blue. Those of us who aren’t artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we’re stupid.

—Jules Feiffer

No question—your job as a photographer is to capture the image. But in today’s ever-changing digital landscape, it’s also your job to make sure that the image is the best it can be. And in order to do that, you need to master the color and contrast of the image.


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