I am currently working on a new eBook about my photo post processing workflow within Adobe Photoshop CC. When I started creating the layout, I was looking for some photos where I have performed some of the steps I describe in the book. Therefore I was going thru my accounts on social media such as Instagram and Facebook. Some of my photographs I put on there are not really good ones.
Whenever I travel, I bring home one maybe two phenomenal photographs. On those I really put a lot of time to make them looking stunning! All the other ones are OK photos that will go on my social media accounts. On the OK ones I do not always follow my own rules – why? Because I post every second day and if I was going use the same amount of time for all the photos, I would not have any time left to do all the rest like for instance to write this post… The stunning photographs go here!
I took this photograph you see in this post in Zermatt. The day I got up there, I scouted the little village – no Matterhorn visible at this time. Of course I took some photos when walking the village. The day after, it was a perfect view and I deleted all the photos I took the day before. On almost every shoot, the Matterhorn was supposed to be in…
Whenever you should go to Zermatt, I advise you to take photos with the Matterhorn in, otherwise it is not considered to be a real photo of Zermatt. 😉
I stayed in the Hotel Walliserhof and can recommend it! The restaurant is one of oldest locations in Zermatt. They serve very good Swiss dished such as Rösti, Raclette, Fondue etc. I loved the ambience when dining there – only candle lights with some indirect electric ambient light.
Keep taking photos – it is as simple as this! When you keep taking photos and look at them in a critical way, your eye will get better and you will start to increase the look of your photos. I train my eyes constantly when looking at other photographers pictures or paintings from artists. This gives me an idea how to compose my photos when out there!