One of the worst fights we ever had was over the color temperature of a picture.
And yes, I already know how sad that is.
He sat doing RAW adjustments, as his brow furrowed and he intently studied every channel of the histogram.
I casually looked up from what I was doing, leaned in over his shoulder and that’s when I said it.
You know that image is way too warm right??.
And just like that, it was on. British Parliament smack-down style. As the gentleman from the North begged me to bite my tongue, sir. Pip, pip. And cheerio.
He rallied evidence from the bell curve, the skew channels, and yes even Lord Kelvin himself. I waved him away and answered with good old fashioned common sense and I know it when I see it.
And the conversation just went downhill from there.
I’m pretty sure it was when it got to the point of “yea well, your mama would white balance like that,” that we both decided it was time to just walk away.
Seriously y’all. It wasn’t pretty.
Which brings me to my point….working with your spouse can be hard. It takes hard work. Hard rules. And sometimes, it’s hard to remember that you aren’t just business partners that happen to co-habitate. Believe me, it is work that is well worth it in the end. But make no mistake about it…it is work nonetheless.
Recently, Justin & I were asked to give our top 3 tips for working together as a husband & wife team on The Photo Life blog. And this is what we came up with.
Hey, it’s no Tony Blair in a wig…but I think it’s a start.:)