A&P Post Production...

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    Do you guys do post production on most of your shots or only the shots that have potential?

    I take a ton of random shots of my daughter. Most are just cute everyday shots and there probably isn't much I could get out of them by spending time on them. Just curious on what makes you decide to do PP on a shot.

    Also, what sites should I check out to learn more on PP with Photoshop?
     
  2. Spurious

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    I've become very cutthroat with my photos. I use Lightroom and I throw a rejected flag on anything that doesn't have clear potential; exceptional composition, exposure etc and I delete them. Then I PP the remaining inside of Lightroom, then I take the most promising ones from there into Photoshop and do more extensive work.
     
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    once in a while I'll do PP to a random picture I thought wasn't that good and it turns out better then I could have ever expected
     
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    It is all about how much time I have...if I am sitting in a hotel room with nothing to do at night then I will run anything I have shot recently through photoshop but if I don't have time I will just let shit sit until I either become uninterested in it and delete it or decide on one or two of the best and play with those.
     
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    I apply global presets at import into Lightroom. Otherwise I only PP the ones Ill do something with
     
  6. verbal

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    Sites that teach PP?
     
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    The best PP series I've ever watched was from gay hippie dude on Lynda.com.
     
  9. verbal

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    So, do most of you trash snapshots and only keep shots that you do PP on?

    I've got a ton of snapshots I'd like to keep but they really have no potential for betterness. :)
     
  10. OlafBeserka

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    Just move them to another folder. They could be used for myspace or something :mamoru:
     
  11. Spurious

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    If there's emotional attachment, of course I'll keep snapshots and otherwise less than perfect shots. But I'm not going to keep a ton of random clicks, I'd rather take the 2 or 3 that really exemplify the moment.
     
  12. verbal

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    Good point. But most of the pics are snapshots since my daughter was born in April. I've weeded out the crap and only have the good ones in iPhoto, but it's still a lot of pics.

    I'm wondering if I should apply a few presets to all of them in Lightroom and see if they come out better.

    I'm going through a "get everything organized nicely" phase and it's kinda making be go crazy. :rofl:
     

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