iPhone 5 Color

Taking a few quick color measurements of the new iPhone

The scientific misconduct of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo's fake color experiment and the difference between additive and subtractive color.

Hard Light

Using a single hard light for portraits. A side-by-side comparison of some test shots using the Profoto softlight reflector.

Deconstructing Chromaticity

We are going to geek out on color theory today. If you've spent anytime at all around digital color, you've certainly seen the above diagram. It's called a chromaticity diagram

Recipe: Water Drops

Today we're going to look at one of the tiny little marvels of fluid dynamics that happen in front of us everyday in those invisible fissures of time that elude our vision. What follows is one way to shoot water drop photos

Whither Gamut?

Have you ever wondered why monitors have limited gamuts in the first place? Why can't they be made to simply reproduce all colors.

Some Notes on Saturation

The tools we use effect us more than we like to admit. We are so accustomed to working on computers that we tend to forget that the interface of a modern operating system is little more than a set of visual metaphors.

Photography & Social Media

As new social media outlets sprout like weeds I have found myself developing a new rule when dealing with them: I'm not uploading my images to your servers. Sure, I may post an iPhone shot or something similar…

Casual Print Hanging

If you make your own prints then you've probably been in my position. I make a few prints, I'm not really sure if I like them, put them in a box between tissue paper and forget about them.

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