Posts Tagged ‘Martin Chung Photography’

Huge congratulations to Martin Chung, the excellent photographer who happens to be my husband, on his accolade of excellence from the WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) 16×20 print contest. Check out Martin’s blog for the details here.

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I mentioned in my earlier post that I’ve been catching up on blogs and finding inspiration in other people’s writing lately.

Ever thought about how many days you have left in your life, if you’re lucky? Read this.

In the interest of full disclosure, it happens to have been written by my husband. But I read it for the first time just now, and it fit so well with some of the things I’ve been thinking about and having conversations about lately that I had to share it.

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My husband’s a photographer, and since the big switch to digital, we get into a lot of conversations about the manipulation of images. His approach is simply to take good pictures and then enhance minimally to bring out what’s already there, much as film photographers have always done in the darkroom.

You can check out some of his work at www.martinchung.com. He’s booking well into 2010, so don’t wait too long if you need a wedding or portrait shoot this year. Here’s one of his shots:

There are those, however, who like to play a little fast and loose with “enhancement”. Maybe it’s just me, but are these not just a little too processed for comfort?

(And yes, apparently she’s for real.)

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