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Welcome to Oz: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop by Vincent Versace

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Expanding Your Vision

I am always doing things I can’t do; that’s how I get to do them.

—Pablo Picasso

Image harvesting is a way to recreate what you originally saw (in spite of the limitations of camera technology) and at the same time, use the camera’s limitations so as to produce an aesthetically pleasing result. So is this image a believable improbability or a believable probability? Is your answer the same as it was at the beginning of this lesson? If your opinion has changed, you will realize that your feeling for any image may change as you work with it, and that’s okay as long as it suits your vision and retains your voice.

In the next chapter, you will further explore the concept of image harvesting. The goal will be not only to recreate ...

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