TWiT Photo 56: Digital Photography Pioneer Eddie Tapp

Pioneer Eddie Tapp joins host Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte to tell the story of how and why he switched to digital photography in 1993. Eddie explains the fundamentals of digital photography and what it means to get it right in the camera. As well as giving us must-know tips on post processing. Eddie shares three of his favorite tips: 1. Use the 90% method of color correction basics. to minimize loss of information in a digital image. 2. Get the spots out! 3) Soft focus filter to soften the skin, yet keep the eyes sharp. ________________________ Coming up May 22 - Interviews and more from the Norway trip! Did you catch Trey Ratcliff's last Variety Hour? Trey's topic is about learning and improving your photography. Watch it on TWiT TV TWiT Photo - TWiT Netcast NetworkDon't miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download the TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free :) Have questions, suggestions or praises? Please connect with us on the TWiT Photo Forum.


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  1. Scott

    I hate to say it, but it’s reading tips like the 80% method that ran me away from photography school! As he says early, your eye begins to accept the colors it sees. I don’t feel the need to go into such a convoluted solution to a perception issue. Who’s to say the colors I see are the same as the colors you see? Our eyes haven’t been calibrated! It doesn’t need to be made that complicated in my opinion. I guess it’s a fine approach if you’re a professional retoucher (and there are plenty), but I’d rather just keep shooting. Love the show though. Keep up the good work, and I’ll see you at Skip’s Summer School in Chicago :)

    • Thanks for sharing your insightful feedback Scott – I too, look forward to seeing you in Chicago!!

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