Lee Friedlander has published 50 books in his career to date. And he’s not stopping. The legendary photographer (born 1933) and his grandson, Giancarlo T. Roma, recently revived Haywire Press, the self-publishing company Friedlander established in the 197
Friedlander said he typically Xeroxes his photos, then uses a hole-punch to put three holes on the left and right side of the images. That way, he said, when he puts them into a three-ring binder to see how they work in sequence, he can also easily switch the order, moving them from the left side to the right and back again as he wishes. When he thinks a book is done, he said, he’ll take a second look and almost always decide that two images facing each other have to be swapped.
These days, as a photographer, one strives constantly to not become a data center administrator. What with endless upgrades, updates, revisions, patches, security alerts, subscription management, feed management and the like, it’s a wonder that we have an
My goal for this artical is not to create yet one more tome on how digital exposure works. That’s already been done, repeatedly, and new efforts are always underway. Rather, my goal here is about two other things. First, to try and rectify a minor problem with my own technique of using an already-gamma-encoded gray scale for demonstration purposes in Lightroom—which we’ll get to later. Second, I hope to clarify a few things about the linear capture and gamma-encoding relationship, that seems to continually get muddled in the popular press.