Camera Position 53 : Realizing the Image

An image isn’t finished until it starts to feel like what you saw. Here is a brief look at the way I approached the post-production (what we used to call “darkroom work”) of this recent image from Gubbio, a marvelously medieval town in northern Umbria, Italy. The differences are subtle, but the idea is to more accurately capture the feeling and mood of the time of exposure.

For a great overview of how to create outstanding prints of your own images (even in the digital age!) check out Ansel Adams’ The Print.

Gubbio, Umbria, 2007 – Photograph by Jeff Curto
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