It’s our May holiday weekend here in Canada and I’ve had some time to relax.
I’ve spent part of the day looking at various fora, blogs, photo-sharing sites, etc. and have seen some genuinely nice images.
To my dismay however, I’ve also seen a lot of something else: the over-processed-HDR look.
Apparently, tone-mapping is alive and well.
At this point, I feel compelled to link back to an article I wrote several years ago:
Please read it, or pass it along to a friend who may need help. Consider it an act of kindness. Or tough love.
In the meantime, if you want to remind yourself of what a proper photograph should look like, have a look at some film images.
Here are a couple of sites I often visit because the photographers there are still shooting film (in addition to digital):
You won’t find anything flashy there, but you will find some very fine photographs.