Chapter 3

Raising your IQ

How to improve your image quality


We naturally all want our photographs to look their very best when they are printed on the page. In this chapter we wanted to start by looking at some of the ways you can help guarantee getting the best digital results from your camera. We have therefore chosen to concentrate here on how to get the best from your camera lens optics, some shooting techniques to improve image quality as well as postprocessing tricks that can be done in Photoshop.

Improving camera capture sharpness

It is all very well using image sharpening to improve image detail, but it’s also important to ensure that ...

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