False Color Infrared – Digital – Guest Article by Mel Mann
November 6, 2014  Author:  

In my previous article, Photography In the Red Zone, I discussed the interesting world of Infrared photography and my experimentation with it. The traditional look of Infrared photography is black and white, and while this can be very dramatic, it’s not the only way you can portray IR photography. There is a version known as […]

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Photography in the Red Zone – Guest Article by Mel Mann
October 22, 2014  Author:   (1)

It was my good fortune to get a roll of Kodak infrared film recently, giving me a chance to play around with this very different photography medium. In my mind I kept planning to have one of my digital bodies converted to IR but just never got around to it. Film gave me a way […]

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Experimenting with HDR to Improve Definition of Detail in Your Images
February 15, 2012  Author:   (5)

High dynamic range (HDR) photography has been around through film and digital technologies and whether you are attracted or repelled by the outcome of its application, it’s definitely here to stay.  Some newer digital cameras are even starting to have HDR built right in to let you see what multiple images will look like before […]

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Night Photography: Creating Your Story with Light
June 17, 2011  Author:   (5)

In the argument for “photography as art” it’s been declared that photographs aren’t meant to duplicate a scene but rather are the means for photographers to interpret a scene.  Like painters, photographers use light and shadow, focus and blur, framing and design elements to represent what they are seeing – a mood, a story, a […]

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Let Color Guide You to Better B&W Images
May 19, 2011  Author:   (5)

I am learning how the techniques for making better B&W film photographs have direct application to my digital B&W images as well, which is a great way to retain the heritage of previous knowledge as technology changes.  Not surprising, though, since light is light regardless of the tools we use. For years I didn’t quite […]

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Guest Article: Mel Mann (RMSP SI/AI 2009 alum)Talks About His Experience as Artist in Residence at Homestead National Monument, Nebraska (Part 2)
December 8, 2010  Author:   (7)

Part 2:  Homestead National Monument was created by an act of Congress in 1936 “…as an appropriate monument to retain for posterity a proper memorial emblematical of the hardships and the pioneer life through which the early settlers passed in the settlement, cultivation and civilization of the Great West.”  Although part of the National Park […]

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Guest Article: Mel Mann (RMSP SI/AI 2009 alum)Talks About the Application Process for Artist in Residence at Homestead National Monument, Nebraska (Part 1)
December 7, 2010  Author:   (3)

During my time at RMSP I realized that simply seeing something different was only part of the artistic journey, that bringing meaning to the vision is an integral part of connecting the viewer to the story of the image.  It was with that challenge in mind I decided to apply for one of the artist-in-residence […]

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