Scott Davenport

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ON1 Inspiration – A Crooked Path

When I sit down to post process an image, I have a concept of what the final photo will look like. However, getting to that final image is rarely a straight path. Actually, the path to most of my finished photos is very crooked. There is experimentation involved, and sometimes our vision of an end photo changes as we craft a scene.

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ON1 Short Clip – Give a Dull & Flat Photo Some Pop

Just a few minutes in ON1 Photo RAW 2017 can transform a photo from dull & flat to detailed & vibrant. I use Develop to remove some distractions and then some basic adjustments to enhance the colors in the photo. I’ll then jump to Effects to darken the bottom of the photo with a gradient mask and “apply to”. Once I’m done I’ll boost the detail with Dynamic Contrast and finish off the photo by adding a spotlight vignette.

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ON1 Live: A Landscape Workflow with Photo RAW

Watch the recorded version of this ON1 Live as I take a few of my landscape photos through my workflow in ON1 Photo RAW 2017. I cover beginner topics such as culling and previewing your photos in Browse, processing landscape photos in Develop and Effects, and utilizing Local Adjustments tools to apply edits selectively. I also show some more advanced techniques using the blending options in Local Adjustments and Effects. Toward the end of the presentation, I blend three photos in Layers to craft a scene creating a layered composite. There’s some Q & A, too!

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ON1 Inspiration — My Ever Present Past

A prevalent theme in my photography is water. Whether I’m walking along the beach or walking through a city center, I’m drawn to water. Oceans, lakes, reflecting pools, rivers, fountains – I see one of these, and I reach for my camera. And the photo I share in this ON1 Inspiration episode is no exception.

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ON1 Inspiration — My Ever Present Past (Behind the Scenes)

ON1 Plus Exclusive: Extending Your Shoot with an ND Filter. Join me on the Oregon coast for quick peek behind the scenes shooting for my latest ON1 Inspiration. Watch how I compose the seascape and learn how using a high-stop neutral density (ND) filter helps me extend my time shooting this awesome scene. I also share why I prefer using the histogram preview on my camera to fine tune my exposure compensation.

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ON1 Short Clip — Incredibly Powerful Presets in Photo RAW

Photo RAW saves both Develop and Effects settings into a single preset. What could be better than that? Saving luminosity masks, too! ON1 Photo RAW includes luminosity masks in saved presets. This feature opens up an entire world of possibilities for powerful, flexible ON1 presets. Join me for a demonstration of using luminosity masks in presets.

ON1 Photo Kit: Pro Landscapes

Hey everyone! As you well know, I’m a landscape photographer. And I am very excited to have partnered with ON1 to create ON1 Photo Kit: Pro Landscapes. I take a holistic approach to landscape shooting because there’s a lot that goes into a stunning landscape photo. There’s up front planning, pre-visualization, gear choices, execution in the field and (of course!) post processing. This bundle covers it all and is now available for a limited time!

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ON1 Short Clip — Dramatic Black and White Conversion

Watch me convert a photo to black and white using ON1 Effects 10. I prefer to stack multiple filters and by using dynamic contrast with a vignette it gives the photo a more dramatic feel. Always remember to take advantage of the powerful masking tools and highlight your subject, like the chair in this scene. I hope you enjoy this short clip and find a good for to convert!

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ON1 Inspiration — Episode 15: Making the Time

Hi everyone! It’s great to return to ON1 Inspiration. My sincere thanks to ON1 for having me back. For those that don’t know me, I’m a landscape photographer and photo educator based in San Diego, California. The photo I chose for this installment of ON1 Inspiration is a reminder to me to make the time for my photography.
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Get Creative With Texture Blending

Texture blending in ON1 Layers is a simple yet powerful technique to give your photos an artistic flair. It’s a fun way to experiment and get creative with your photos. Ordinary photos can take on an entirely new look after blending a texture or two.

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Adding Mood with a Photo Filter

The Photo Filter in Effects is often overlooked. It’s not as flashy as some of its brethren filters. The likes of Dynamic Contrast, Vintage and Sunshine effects continually grab our attention. However, the Photo Filter is a very powerful filter and should be part of your stylization toolbox.

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