Artist Insight with Nick Santos
Which camera do you use?
Nikon D810 with nikon 14-24 & 24-70mm
Do you prefer to use a tripod, or freehand?
Typically with tripod for sharpest image
What are some of your favorite locations to shoot?
Golden Gate Bridge/ Sutro Baths/ Yosemite/ Bay Areas coastal areas
What time of day do your prefer to shoot, night or day?
Sunsets but mostly astro photography
What brought you into photography?
I used to do graphic design and the a trip to Alaska resparked my interest in photography
How long do you spend editing a photo?
5-10 mins for most edits, but sometimes I may return to certain images for weeks before I get the right edit.
Which program(s) do you use for editing?
Do you have any advice for someone getting into photography?
Don't blow out your highlights
What type of images do you think your presets are best suited for?
Do you have any tips or tricks for users of your presets?
These presets are very versatile. Most only require slight adjustments to WB, exposure and maybe clarity depending on your taste.
Your best tip for post-processing an image
Edit your photos how you like, not to please others.
What inspired you to get involved in the AOV community?
Love seeing nature captured from around the world.
A little bit about yourself
hmmm more about me.. Just excited to finally start summer in SF after 3 months of foggy skies out here. Otherwise just staying busy selling custom prints and doing portrait gigs.
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