I am an over-the-top editor most days. I turn photos into digital paintings and love to mess with everything in Photoshop.
I find balance by shooting sooc jpeg. This practice pushes my brain to not rely on vision and editing only. I’m forced to mind my shadows and highlights, consider my in-camera creative looks (I adore the IN version, as well as BW), white balance, crop and depth of field. I also have to embrace the limitations that come along with jpeg shooting since I can’t rely on the power of raw to recover balance and exposure.
The whole process is quite the brain shift and yet also frees my mind—and time!
Here are a few examples:
Have you ever shot JPEG for the fun of it? Share below!