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

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Capturing the Moment

The human being can assess his circumstances and judge his limitations within those circumstances, all through a mental programming, never risking his flesh until an optimum course has been computed. The human being may do this within the compression of elapsed time so short, it may be called instantaneous.

—Frank Herbert

I have covered a lot of territory up to this point. So I’m going to review some of the things that I have discussed in previous chapters.

  • A still photograph is called a still photograph because the picture doesn’t move, not because the objects in the picture were not in motion at the time of capture.

  • Visualize the finished image in your mind’s eye as you are taking the picture. Do not go out with a camera ...

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