Friday, January 15, 2010
Sorry...WHITE poster board not used. WOW! Isn't it crazy how you can be so overwhelmed and then the next minute the bell goes off, the light comes on and it just clicks (no pun intended). I have changed my camera to RAW. Set the camera to AV and took only 12 shots. Opened Camera Raw in Elements 7. I finally figured out why my photos have had a yellow tint to them!!! My white balance is off!!! DING DING..winner..winner! I think that all AUTO settings should be banned! Although I know I have a great eye, those settings have stopped me from learning what I really need to know.
So folks, here is my first ever raw picture, edited entirely by yours truly!!! I adjusted the white balance, the exposure, slightly moved the Blacks slider, and brightness. I also cropped it. I did not use any of the AUTO fix buttons. It's neat to have full control over your picture. It is not perfect, but you have to start some where!! The Coors Light can seems a little blurry to me, (I've only had two sips!) and the cover of the book the can is on is all messed up. I'm not sure how to fix that yet. Definately not my best. Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong?
I hope to go back to this picture in a year and say, "What the hell was I thinking?"....and improve it. I'm sure I will!