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

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Children Play, They Don’t Take Notes. Adults Take Notes ...

If you’ve made it through this long chapter, hopefully, you’re convinced of the power and subtlety of image harvesting. You have also had a master class in directing the viewer’s unconscious eye.

I believe that once you understand how to control color, you will have complete mastery of the images that you create. I also believe that you have to learn the rules before you can effectively break them. But if you make all of this a game, the playfulness and spontaneity that you bring to the process will be inherent in the image. It is from this sort of spontaneity that the truth of your experience is captured.

In the next chapter, we’ll tackle two related but very different concepts: lighting ...

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