Art seems rarely achieved through complex techniques, hidden features or secret workflows. This is particularly true in the digital era where the distraction of the software itself can make the creative process become stymied in menus and self-doubt regarding using the program to its fullest potential. Add to this a steep learning curve inherent in the current transition to digital photography and you have a situation where “tricks” can effect results more than vision.
This is a pretty good read, worth the few minutes and 1/2 cup of coffee to get through. Johnson speaks to some of the topics my partner and I will be writing about in our upcoming book, specifically about ‘getting it right’ in the camera.