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Jarrod Erbe is a scientist, educator, and photographer whose images are published in a variety of media world-wide. He shares what he learns about photography and post-processing on his blog and YouTube channel. What is Post-Processing? Post-processing is the act of altering a digital image using image editing software. You may have heard it referred to as retouching, photo editing, or even “Photoshopping”. Of course, you may have also seen examples of extreme post-processing that have caused you to question …

Having creative control over your digital photos begins with understanding how your camera interacts with light. Exposure has to do with how bright or dark your photo is, and is controlled by three main settings on your camera: ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. This trifecta is also known as “the exposure triangle,” and understanding how the elements work by themselves and together will allow you to better predict the outcome of a photo. Using the manual settings on your camera gives …