Grab Shots: Learn the Craft
by Skip Cohen
Welcome to Grab Shots - Just like grab shots in photography these will be just as random. It's a series of random thoughts about the photographic industry, people in general, business and life. I'm going to keep them short and do my best to "plant a few seeds".
I’m tired of battling with photographers who take shortcuts in learning the craft. Sure you can fix an image in Photoshop, but it’s a lousy business model to have to work on every image you capture twice. Learn the craft so you get clean images right out of the can. Use Photoshop to enhance your images not create them. Then, use your time to market yourself instead of wasting time cleaning up bad files.
9/20/2013 03:04:58 am
Great post, short and sweet. The next thing I would say is while learning the craft, include the history of the craft and maybe you will understand the evolution of the techniques you are likely trying to create in your current style.
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