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Side by Side: Andrew Bird (Episode 2)

Sorting your images and choosing between similar photos is always a tricky task. How to decide which one is stronger?? It’s more of an art than a science, and takes practice! To help you with process here’s another episode of Side by Side!

This video will help give some insight into our sorting / comparison process. Lauren shares her thoughts on what makes one image strong than another, and gives you some tips on what you can look for in your own images. So click below to check it out!

Here’s another look at the select Lauren chose:

Upload from August 12, 2011

Etran Finatawa, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and Andrew Bird share the stage at the 2011 Edmonton Folk Music Festival

Do you agree with my choice? Did you notice something that I missed? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Note: If you want info on the program I was using to do the comparison, check out the following posts for more details on Photo Mechanic!

P.S. The photo was taken with our Sony NEX-3! Loving that camera! Full review here.

Lauren Lim

Hey friend, I’m Lauren! I’m a photographer and head ninja here at Photography Concentrate. I’m downright obsessed with photography, and love sharing it with super cool folks like yourself. When I’m not shooting, or writing, you can find me cooking (and eating!), traveling, and hanging out with wonderful people.

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Discussion

2 Comments // Leave a comment

  1. You guys and that Nex are going to be the death of my bank account. Sorting takes practice, I find. I'm getting way better and learning you have to be ruthless!

  2. Haha, sorry Jane! It's just too much fun :) And you're absolutely right, sorting takes a LOT of practice!

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