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Alternative Photographic Processes by Brady Wilks

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CHAPTER 1

Capture Techniques

1.1  Introduction

With today’s technology, it is easy to make photographs quickly and with great convenience. Some photographers, however, choose not to go with the easy route and instead spend time manipulating the image at time of capture.

With pre-capture manipulation comes an idealized gesture of spending time with the photograph. The more time the artist spends with the subject, the more they get to know it and the more resolved the image becomes. This is not conducive to the type of photographer that wants to shoot quickly or from the hip. Even with preconceived ideas, it is a slower process and lends itself to those that tend to work a little slower. This is further emphasized with the choice of manipulations ...

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