Photo Processing & Color Grading Tips

Working in the intersection of photography and video production, I’ve noticed that the tasks of color-grading and photo processing have become more and more similar. What used to be limited to basic adjustments of brightness, contrast and hue is now a full-fledged part of the Read More …

In Defense Of “Difficult Clients”

Almost every day, on Facebook or Twitter, I’ll see one colleague or another complaining about a client. Some people post their gripes on Tumblr sites or – even worse – public blogs. I’ve even seen designers create elaborate projects like this one to mock the Read More …

Editing “Creative Geography”

While writing my recent review of “House of Cards,” I noticed an excellent example of an editing technique that is sometimes called “Creative Geography.” In episode 3 of “House of Cards,” Kevin Spacey’s character, Frank Underwood, visits his hometown of Gaffney, South Carolina, site of Read More …