Photomanipulation : Aesthetics Vs Ethics
From the very start of photography, (often considered 1839), we have inherited an historical and innate reflex belief that a photograph portrays Reality, this probably developed from the fact that photography at that time was the art form of technique that was able to represent the human visual perception in manner in a much more “realistic” manner than other art forms. And thus evolving, in the human mind, the ingrained concept that a photograph is truthful.Manipulation of photographs is almost as old as photography itself, however earlier manipulations were unsophistica
In a discussion with one of my good friends on DA Anders Stangl. A very talented Photographer. Please do pay his gallery a visit.
We were discussing "sharpening"I mentioned that I had an alternative technique for adjusting sharpness on using photoshop than the existing "sharpening" filters. I thought I would share it with him and in doing so other friends on DA.
But first before going into the tutorial I thought I would give a little explanation of sharpness.
When we talk of sharpness it is often thought to be a solution to a poorly focused or blurred image. But it is not, a poorly focused