It's time to abandon PhotoShop

Started Jan 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Graphic Artists or Photographers
In reply to KRR, Mar 29, 2013

KRR wrote:

This thread indicates that the "art" of photography is being overwhelmed by graphic artists. Anybody out there who recalls the days of film when artists needed to have good equipment and then accepted the reality that--for good photos--all you needed was good light and proper camera settings. That's it.

This photoshop dance is contrary to my way of thinking. Why not put your effort into taking better photographs to begin with; then you would not need 1000 exposures, a database, editing, correction, layers, etc. With Aperture's intuitive design, I just crop and save a TIFF. Easy. Simple. Fast. Cheap. Come on people, let's get back to basics and let the graphic artists do their thing without corrupting our thing.

Although I agree 100%,  that kind of talk around here- between the engineers and the enthusiasts- will get you mugged. Their thing is to sit at a computer and create the image that they could not capture with a thousand frames in a week end.

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