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Straight Out of Camera

The term “Straight Out of Camera” is often being used in the photography community but it’s also a subject of debate, something that’s totally uncalled for.Straight Out of Camera (SOOC) means exactly what you understood it as. It just means the result (photo) was as it is, straight from the camera.Why “Straight Out of Camera”?With RAW files you can adjust pictures any way you like. With presets, you can apply to all your photos. Why bother SOOC?Trainers, workshop conductors,... continue reading

Delicious looking shots straight from Igor Dutina's kitchen

Igor Dutina joined our community in 2007 and his favorite subject is food photography which he occasionally spices with people portraits and landscapes for more flavors and colors. His food photography, as delicious and elaborate as it may look, is actually a "one man show" with Igor doing the shopping, the cooking, the styling, the photographing and finally the eating when possible. Sounds complicated and time consuming but for Igor, food photography is something he really enjoys doing from A to... continue reading

Getting it straight, square and true ... some thoughts

I enjoy taking architecture shots while I travel and around my home town. I prefer shooting more recognisable/iconic buildings than generic however enjoy whatever is available and interesting at the time.One aspect I have struggled with, however am improving, is getting lines square, not including lens distortion or the angle between the film plane and subject, just plain horizon parallel to frame edge and getting verticals to vertical. Not that I always want square and straight.I have guidelines... continue reading

Straight from the Island

Friends,I posted last week that I was stuck on the island of Majorca in the Mediterranean due to the volcano in Iceland. What an interconnected world:I live in Texas. I flew to Paris on business. I then flew to Barcelona to continue my business. I was changing planes en route to Munich, with a final destination of London.So I got to spend a nice week on a beautiful island. I told my friends that the island belongs to Spain, the tourists are mostly German, the beaches are sandy white, the... continue reading

Keeping Them All Straight

I have never seen this issue addressed on Dreamstime, so maybe I'm the only person who struggles with it, but I have had a very hard time keeping all the versions of my photos straight.I just realized that I submitted the same photo twice.Sure, I liked it, but I don't think that means I get to submit it twice!Actually, it wasn't precisely the same photo.While in the desert, I experimented a lot with bracketing shots, especially around sunset.When I got back, I did even more experimentation... continue reading

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