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photo redux #001 – color balance, limitations of JPG

So back in 2012, my mom and I went to Karpacz in the Karkonosze Mountains and took a stroll up the Śnieżka. It wasn’t the best day for a mountain hike, because it was cold and wet, and we weren’t really dressed for the occasion, but we still had a really good time. It was super foggy pretty much the whole time, and I took a whole bunch of pictures that turned out really off, because the camera I had (a FujiFilm HS20 EXR) was brand new and I had no idea that you had to set the  ...

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photo redux: a look back at some old photos

One of the things I’ve been doing lately is watching a lot of photography-related blogs – I think I started with Peter McKinnon (and his infamous “8 Camera HACKS in 90 SECONDS!” video that was everywhere shortly after he posted it). Among those I watch regularly are Sean Tucker (who makes wonderful videos about the philosophy of photography, along with being an excellent photographer himself), Thomas Heaton (mainly landscape photography, which isn’t something  ...

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