Before You Shoot

What to do before and during capture

Image

We’ve all spent hours at the computer trying to save an image that wasn’t captured properly. Sometimes we messed up aesthetic decisions and sometimes we missed technically. Creating efficient systems for your post-production work will make you a more efficient photographer, but spending time on the front end will ensure that your post-production workflow will actually work. It’s crucial that you know what you want your image to convey, and that you previsualize that final shot, considering issues like compositing and proper exposure. A few minutes spent doing things properly will save you hours ...

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