What happens to my photographs in the time between the click of the shutter and their arrival here on the internet? I've made a diagram:
Notice how important Adobe Lightroom is to the process, handling most of the metadata and levels edits. Since I started using Lightroom, Photoshop has been relegated to relatively minor tasks like editing out sensor dust.
What does your workflow look like?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Alex Wild is Curator of Entomology at the University of Texas at Austin, where he studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books and media outlets.