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Pre-visualization’s counterpart… a final note.

Pre-visualization is great for when you are about to take a picture, but what about afterward. You’ve taken a great image, but you know something is missing or you’ve discovered that maybe you want your image to look differently than you thought. Enter post-visualization. What do you now? What do you do with an image that you have no clue what to do with? YOU CHANGE IT! You make it what you want it to be!

Pre-visualization Part 3

So far we’ve looked at how Ansel Adams use Pre-visualization, how I use it my personal work, and I hope you are seeing how this relates to the everyday.  Pre-visualization isn’t just good for dramatic landscapes or when you have time to set up everything, compose on the ground glass, insert your sheet holder (I […]

Pre-Visualization Part 2

In my last post I talked about Ansel Adams and his discovery of the importance of Pre-visualization in his work.  The above image is one of the best found cases of pre-visualization in the world.  Ok, maybe not, but sometimes I think so.  This was an image that I captured one day off the coast […]

Pre-Visualization Part 1

“When I’m ready to make a photograph, I think I quiet obviously see in my mind’s eye something that is not literally there”.   – Ansel Adams Ansel first came to this conclusion after a climb to Yosemite’s Diving Board on an April Sunday afternoon.  The so named Diving Board, because of the small bit of […]