Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Are you having trouble post processing your digital images? Watch this videos for some ideas as to what to do next.
Tags:How to Post-Process Digital Images,tvlesson,tvlesson.com,digital images techniques,post processing digital images,post processing images,steve anthony
Grab video code:
How to Post-Process Digital Images
In behalf of TVLesson.com, this is Steve Anthony, professional photographer. I work out of New York and Miami. Let’s talk about a digital post processing in photography. Well, let’s say you’ve got a great shot, now what do you do with it? Well nowadays whether you’re working with film or digital in terms of actually capturing your image, you can work with a digital image in post processing.
Most labs will do a full resolution scan of your negatives as they’re processing your film for reasonable cost, now I can use -- it used to cost a lot of money to get negative transferred to digital. Now, if they’re doing as part of the processing the machines that they use nowadays can do the whole thing in one shot. They do the processing and the digital scanning and you can get a lot of quality out of a digital scan from a negative.
So don’t discount the possibility of that but once you have a digital image whether it’s been scanned from a negative or originated from a digital camera, you now have many options as to what to do with that image. Now a lot of cameras will just produce a very basic flood image just to make sure that all of the information is in the frame but you’ll have to do a little bit of manipulation after the fact to really get it to pop.
In programs such as Photoshop for example, Adobe Photoshop, you can adjust the levels of the image which essentially it’s a more sophisticated way of adjusting brightness and contrast to be very simplistic about it. It’s a very complicated tool but the use of it will enable you to get a lot more of zing out of your picture if you just either sliders on the screen when you pull up in the levels screen and you adjust those sliders.
You can actually see what’s happening to the images, you’re adjusting in them and just go by eye what you see on the screen, when you see what you want to see then try that. You want to do a little bit of sharpening, experiment round a little bit either unsharp mask or smart sharpened because most images will need to be sharpened up just a little bit and of course you can change color balance and all that stuff within a program such as Adobe Photoshop.
Bottom line is experiment and try everything you can, you can’t go wrong. The more you learn, the better your photographs are going to look.