Phase 1: Shooting

We are assuming that you are already familiar with basic photographic techniques, either from using an analog camera or from your existing digital experience. We will not discuss basic photographic technique in detail, and we hope it is obvious that careful shooting saves time and effort at the processing stage.

The shooting phase of the workflow

Figure 2-2. The shooting phase of the workflow

In the following sections, we will address only the aspects of shooting that affect the rest of the workflow directly.

Before Shooting

One-off settings •. Some camera settings only need to be made at irregular intervals or even just once per shoot. These include:

  • Image quality

Get The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.