Author Archives: alanprimelight

Camera Profiles and Color Calibration

Accurate representation of color is important to us all, but especially so in the field of wedding photography (product photography too!!). It is important to get it right in camera so that less time is spent trying to correct color … Continue reading

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Farewell to the first decade of the new millenium

Well, it’s New Year’s Eve and we are on the cusp of a new decade. Economically, there are uncertain times ahead, with the financial vulnerability of of financial institutions, even whole countries, affecting everyone. Photographically, there are exciting times ahead … Continue reading

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Pre Wedding shoot

On the day after Boxing Day, I met Ailyn and Ben at the entrance to the Botanic Gardens. Ailyn and Ben were about to leave Adelaide to get married amongst family and friends in Malaysia, but they wanted me to … Continue reading

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My $2 Custom White Balance filter

Last week I tried out an expensive ($70) white balance instrument that came from Korea. It worked liked the booklet said it would. But, by that same token, anything is better than the standard AWB setting on the the DSLR. … Continue reading

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White Balance

Good color balance is one underpinning of good photography (the others are lighting, exposure and being there…). There are many ways to go about getting a good color balance in camera. This saves an enormous amount of post-processing time, particularly … Continue reading

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Cemons Models

Last week I did a photo shoot for Cemon Hair Salon. The models were gorgeous and they were extremely patient and gracious. Thank you girls!! Lighting: Alien Bee in softbox; reflector fill Nikon D300; Nikkor 70-200f2.8; Tamron 90mm macro. Developed … Continue reading

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