Katrin Eismann
Katrin Eismann, coauthor of The Creative Digital Darkroom at the O'Reilly booth during PhotoPlus Expo.

Katrin Eismann, coauthor of The Creative Digital Darkroom, sat down with Derrick Story at PhotoPlus Expo in New York for a chat about how the darkroom has evolved from chemical-based to digital, and how that evolution has influenced her approach to image making. Katrin touches on many interesting topics, including her explanation on 3-step sharpening.

About the book itself: The Creative Digital Darkroom translates skills, concepts, and nomenclature of the traditional darkroom into digital solutions for photographers who sense that, despite the newness of the technologies at hand, there remains a timeless method for learning and practicing photography the right way. This is not a Photoshop book per se, but it does focus on the photographic aspects of Photoshop, something other books claim to do but rarely have the discipline to accomplish.


I also cover some very specific techniques in my recap of Katrin's class on Camera Raw during Imaging USA in Tampa. You can learn more about those tips by listening to "Katrin Eismann on Raw, Sharpening, B&W, and More" - Photography Podcast 112 on The Digital Story.

(Digital Media Podcast Series: PhotoPlus Expo 2007, October 2007: 17 minutes, 06 seconds)

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