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Eddie Tapp - who has written 10 posts on The Digital Photo Experience.

Eddie Tapp is an award-winning photographer, lecturer, consultant, and author on digital imaging issues. With over 25 years of experience in computer technology, Eddie has been actively involved in educating and consulting corporations, studios and agencies in the applications of digital imaging workflow, color management, pre-press and digital photography globally through workshops, seminars, on-site consulting and training. He's the author of Photoshop Workflow Setups and Practical Color Management, the first two in a series, Eddie Tapp on Digital Photography, published by O'Reilly Media. http://eddietapp.com

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The Edge of Light: Visions of Light

May 22, 2010

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[Editors Note: This article brings “The Edge of Light” week with Eddie Tapp to a conclusion. I hope you enjoyed these articles and that you got something from them. We would love to hear your thoughts on this series and if you’d like to see more like it. You can share your thoughts with us […]

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The Edge of Light: TappTips Part 2

May 21, 2010

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[Editors Note: This week we have Eddie Tapp on a weeklong series titled “The Edge of Light” which is a series of articles on seeing light. We’ll have one article day starting today Sunday, and continuing all the way thru Saturday!] Pocket of Light Easy to find inside a tunnel but more difficult to see […]

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The Edge of Light: TappTips Part 1

May 20, 2010

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[Editors Note: This week we have Eddie Tapp on a weeklong series titled “The Edge of Light” which is a series of articles on seeing light. We’ll have one article day starting today Sunday, and continuing all the way thru Saturday!] The 20 degree rule Sunsets will naturally have a warmer color temperature while a […]

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The Edge of Light: Study light quality

May 19, 2010

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[Editors Note: This week we have Eddie Tapp on a weeklong series titled “The Edge of Light” which is a series of articles on seeing light. We’ll have one article day starting today Sunday, and continuing all the way thru Saturday!] If we could see light in the physical sense (such as we see a […]

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The Edge of Light: What about the shadow…?

May 18, 2010

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As a professional photographer, I sometimes look for the shadow before anything else especially when shooting a product or portrait. I’ve had clients ask me if I could get rid of the shadow. My first though is why didn’t I use a flash on camera, actually my first thought is “are you kidding…? Shadow creates […]

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The Edge of Light: Be the chip

May 17, 2010

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Seeing light and transforming this visual awareness into how the digital chip will see light is something we learn from experience. Consider the ingredients that will determine this from your camera’s settings (My Menu or Picture Style etc.) where you establish the contrast, sharpness, saturation, color tone, filter effect and even color space for a […]

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The Edge of Light: I can see the light…!

May 16, 2010

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[Editors Note: This week we have Eddie Tapp on a weeklong series titled “The Edge of Light” which is a series of articles on seeing light. We’ll have one article day starting today Sunday, and continuing all the way thru Saturday!] We’ve all heard the phrase “See The Light” which takes on the meaning of […]

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Lightroom Week: White Balance Wednesday

March 31, 2010

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White balancing in LR is fast, easy and synchronize-able. The Quick Develop options in the Library module offers instant presets along with Temperature & Tint controls. My favorite click white balancing tool is the XRite Color Checker Passport. Besides setting a preset or custom white balance in camera, I hardly ever shoot anything these days […]

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Calibrating Your Monitor to Your Printer

December 18, 2009

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Lets start with a few words of wisdom Consistency is the key, color management is a means. Generate consistency in these three areas of the digital workflow: Input, Process and Output. There are 3 stages of color management to master: Working with and establishing Color Space Profiles Calibrating and Profiling Equipment Converting Color Space Profiles […]

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Must-Know Color Management Info

December 7, 2009

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For my first article on The Digital Photo Experience, I thought I would start with an introduction to what is color management, via this screencast. Enjoy.

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