Scott Frederick Photo Blog https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0.3 Types of Businesses and exactly how They Are Sorted https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/types-of-businesses-and-exactly-how-they-are-sorted/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +0000 https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/types-of-businesses-and-exactly-how-they-are-sorted/ Most web based classified in line with the industry they are simply in. Many are big companies, such as Apple or Walmart, while others are dedicated to a specific discipline. Some are specific, such https://kauai-realtor.com/generated-post-2 as mattress creation. Others conduct business in various important, such as property and advertising and marketing. ExxonMobil, for instance , performs business by providing acrylic to clients.

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Courses https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/courses/ Sun, 02 Oct 2022 00:00:00 +0000 https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/courses/ One of the key elements of reits is to concentrate on the right type of property. Folks are often interested in properties which might be well-managed and still have appealing features. However , it is important to focus on the precise location of the property too. Purchasing a property within a prime area at a discount will help you build collateral and resell it soon after for a profit.

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Bright Eyes https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2012/02/21/bright-eyes/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:52:54 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=70 Finally, I had an opportunity to shoot a couple of long exposure images in Center City Philadelphia. Lately, I haven’t had much time to shoot everything that I want to! Photography is not my day job and with two kids and one only 2 months old, it’s hard to find the time…

I’m always inspired by these types of images when I see them amongst the long exposure crowd. Philadelphia has a lot to offer when it comes to fine art black and white long exposures! I hope that I can find some more time soon and the right conditions to capture some more architectural images!

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Reel Closet https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2012/02/08/reel-closet/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:51:30 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=68 If you haven’t already heard. I’m planning my first HDR Photography Workshop at the Abandoned Historic Lansdowne Theater just outside of Philadelphia, either Sunday March 18th or 25th from 12pm to 4pm. I’m still deciding on the day, so if you’d like to stay informed about this workshop please join my Photography Workshop Group on Facebook.

onOne Software was extremely generous to donate 2 free copies of Perfect Effects 3, which will be given out randomly during the workshop! This is exciting news for anyone attending the workshop that doesn’t currently own a copy of this amazing software. It is vital to my workflow and during the workshop I will be showing you live, how I utilize this software to personalize and stylize my images to completion!

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Broken https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2012/02/01/broken/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:49:58 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=66 Something about this image resonates well with me. Maybe it’s the high contrast look I was able to achieve without much post production. While shooting handheld in very low light conditions and a shutter speed of 1/60th to maintain image sharpness, you can take advantage of your camera underexposing the scene! Shooting with a wide open aperture of f/2.8 and my ISO sensitivity maxed out at 6400, I was able to capture a well exposed highlight with contrast and a dark mystery to the overall feeling of this image! You don’t always need a tripod and/or full frame sensor to shoot in low light, just the ability to utilize the limitations of ones equipment given the right situation. The ISO noise in this image was high, but a quick run through Nik’s Dfine 2.0 noise reduction software took the edge off those pixels!

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Out of Control https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2012/01/20/out-of-control/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:48:25 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=64 The brackets from this Train Graveyard in PA deserved another visit last night and rightfully so, this location rocks! We were fortunate to have access to this specific car, because I heard from others that when they went it was locked up. Not sure why, but in my opinion this was the best train car in the graveyard! There were lots of possible compositions given the small space and I could see this location being great for a fashion model shoot once the spring time comes around.

I like to think shooting Urbex has helped me improve visually as a photographer and also technically as a post processor, while allowing me to experience adventure! HDR has been a great tool for bringing out all of the details in a scene, when my vision calls for it. I like to think I do HDR photography well and my Urbex images receive amazing feedback, but I don’t want to have tunnel vision. If all you shoot/or post are the same images day in and out, stop yourself and smack your face! Try to find some variety in the subject matter you are shooting and publishing! You will be rewarded along with your viewers with some fresh new material!

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Convicted https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2012/01/19/convicted/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:46:47 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=62 Holmesburg Prison in Philadelphia is sure to spin your head! As a bracketing sequence on my D7000 would end completion, I’d be off shooting handheld B&W images with my D5000! This cellblock was one of many that were accessible inside the prison and at the end of this hall would be the room where I shot Prisoner!

Since I started to shoot Studio Portraiture, I’ve been exposed to color casts! This can be something we add or subtract from an image and it’s important to adjust your white balance to suite your visual needs! In CS5, I ran this tone-mapped file through an Adjustment Layer, Selective Color! I chose the neutrals and began to adjust the magenta, cyan and yellow sliders in very small amounts! Bingo, the image was already starting to take shape. This is something i’ve not done before in my work, but since portraiture requires some form of white balance and color cast adjustments, I decided to apply it to this medium! This made working with onOne Software’s Perfect Effects 3 a breeze and I was complete after some final contrast, brightness, curve, recovery and black point adjustments back to Aperture 3!

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#12 https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2011/12/02/12/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:45:20 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=60 I was catching some nice light toward the end of our exploration at the Scranton Lace Factory and decided to take some B&W frames with the 35mm prime. I shot these images handheld with the camera set to monochrome and even though the RAW files preserved the RGB color information, I knew I wasn’t going to use it! I’m a big fan of using Nik’s Silver Efex Pro 2 software and the more I use it, the more I realize how much life it can bring to a B&W image! If you haven’t given SEP2 a try yet, you will not be disappointed!

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Scale https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2011/11/30/scale/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:42:55 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=58 I love architecture photography. Recently, I’ve signed up for KelbyTraining and saw a great video by Scott Kelby about composition and being able to know whats right and wrong about your shots! It’s best not to focus as much on the technical aspects but more on the emotional feelings about your work! It’s easy to think that the best photographers only take great shots!  This is not completely true as a true professional will work a scene until they come up with one or two great frames!  It’s important to use trial and error when composing your work and realize something made you stop to take that shot, now it’s up to you to convey your vision by working that scene! Yesterday, I was going back through my catalog to look at some of my past shoots.

I stumbled across this image I shot after I picked up my 17-55 f/2.8 lens and headed to Center City Philadelphia to shoot some handheld frames during the sunset hour!  What struck me as unusual about this shoot was I was working with an aperture of f/4 on this and a lot of other shots.  I didn’t expect the images to have as much depth at f/4 as they did, but it was the 55mm focal point that helped craft a lot of the images that day!  I spent a lot of time composing shots right underneath the buildings looking up backward to allow my head to relax in a 90 degree angle.  I found this a better way to shoot these kind of shots rather than facing them forward and also gave me a different perspective!

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Walker https://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/2011/11/10/walker/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:41:02 +0000 http://scottfrederickphotoblog.com/?p=56 Post processing in my opinion is the hardest thing to master in the world of photography. For all of the photography purists out there that don’t (heavily) process your images, you can ignore this post! Shooting techniques are an act of discipline, but processing an image to suit your vision is something that can make or break your flow! We have a lot of options when it comes to working on an image and a lot of time for me it’s all about experimentation. What works for me at the time may or may not agree with me later. I’m constantly evolving in terms of what I like and don’t like about my own work. When viewing images of others I either like them or I don’t, I usually don’t pick apart the image. When viewing my own work, I tend to be very honest with myself. I have no regrets about any images I’ve ever posted, but can surely look back and think of ways I could of processed or shot it differently. This is evolution! When out in the field, you have little opportunity to make mistakes when it comes to composition, exposure settings and bracketing if that’s how you choose to shoot. Lots of scenes and locations could be a once (or twice) in a lifetime opportunity.

Last night while viewing the middle bracket from this series, I did a quick adjustment in Aperture 3 and was really happy with the results. Some would stop there, but I’m always looking for more outcome with my work! This is where HDR allows me to play and manipulate. I decided after tone mapping this image to mask in at a low percentage, parts of the original bracket that I had adjusted previously. I liked how the natural feel of the original image began to filter back into the HDR file. Then it was off to onOne’s brand new Perfect PhotoSuite 6 utilizing Perfect Effects 3! Love, Love, Love that program!

Having vision is not always about what you see in front of you, but rather what you see ahead of your current state of mind! Where do you want to take things? I don’t always have that answer, sometimes it’s the journey along the way that takes me where I want to be. With that said, this image and a lot of my work is as much my vision as it is my journey. When I arrive at my destination, I always look back to see if I made the best decisions along the way. How could I improve my route and most of all how could I of planned better for the journey!

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