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Real World Digital Photography, 2nd edition by Tim Grey, Seán Duggan, Katrin Eismann

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The Darkroom

We've often been asked why we refer to the digital darkroom, since you don't need to work in a darkened room with digital photography. It's not just because we're borrowing the term from film photography. We like to use digital darkroom because it reinforces the importance of the environment in which we work on our images (Figure 8.2).

Figure 8.2. The digital darkroom provides a more comfortable working environment for the photographer, while at the same time offering more control than the wet darkroom allows.

Lighting

Digital darkroom lighting is an important factor when you're evaluating images on your monitor as you optimize them. ...

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