Photography & tutorials
November 18, 2005 11:43 PM   Subscribe

Norman Koren - photographs and tutorials
posted by Gyan (9 comments total)
Calendar art. The John Mellencamp of photography.

What I don't like is the hyper-colorization combined with cliche subject matter— while I can appreciate the technical skill, the images leave me bored.

Not to overburden this comment with totalsnark, but what is it that interests you about the images?
posted by klangklangston at 12:15 AM on November 19, 2005

Klang coolguy, STFU

Nice post, some great discussion on tech in the tute section. Overall, very gentle, informative, and with some moderate eye candy from an old school. In other words, sweet.
posted by undule at 12:21 AM on November 19, 2005

nice site mate , cheers pal .
posted by sgt.serenity at 2:47 AM on November 19, 2005

I've already bookmarked the site and plan on working through some of the tutorials. The zone system as applied to color/digital photography looks especially interesting. Thanks, Gyan for the link!
posted by Opposite George at 3:23 AM on November 19, 2005

Klang's remark bears simiaritlies to brautigan's comment on the refocusing camera thread -- *shrug* (do you guys even take pictures?)

I personally read tutorials before when I picked up photography. But there have been a bunch of online resources that I read in times of doubt. Norman's been one of them.
posted by NewBornHippy at 4:28 AM on November 19, 2005

I have been a big fan of his tutorials for a while; they may be a bit techincal for some people, though. His site was mentioned in this thread on photography resources, but I am glad you thought it worthy of its own post.
posted by TedW at 5:34 AM on November 19, 2005

NewBorn: Yeah, I do. And I'm the son of a fine art photography professor.And you'll notice that I was arguing against Brautigan in that thread.
posted by klangklangston at 10:57 AM on November 19, 2005

but the only boy who ever reach her , was the son of a fine art photography professor........but the only boy who could ever teach her ........was the son of a fine art photography professor.........yes he was , yes he was ...............

what thread were you arguing in my good man ? now my curiosity is most definitely pricked.
posted by sgt.serenity at 2:10 PM on November 19, 2005

So photography isn't dead?
posted by xod at 2:37 PM on November 19, 2005

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