I thought it might be interesting for some of you if I explain how this image of a tennis player diving for the ball was created, starting with the concept and working through to the the post-production. (more…)
A Photographer in this digital age will inevitably encounter the confusing world of meta-data, and with it terms such as IPTC, EXIF and XMP. He or she may begin to have a feeling for what these all mean, but often they’ll remain somewhat of a mystery, a computery-technical-thingy that isn’t very relevant to their photography.
In my last blog post I talked about my new plug-in, PLUS for Lightroom, that’s used to embed licensing rights information into the XMP meta-data of an image. I received a couple of questions about XMP so I thought I’d explain the basics of meta-data for the benefit of those who are just starting to get to grips with the digital workflow.