This is a listing of all of the new tutorials recently submitted to Good-Tutorials. Feel free to browse it and get the jump on the newest tutorials before they make it to the front page. A tutorial will be moved to the front page only if it receives enough votes in 24 hours, so please rate them if you find you have the time... it'll help us build a better Good-Tutorials for everyone. Thanks!
If you’re someone who likes to shoot dramatic portraits on location, but you don’t want to be weighed down by a lot of lighting equipment and don’t have an assistant, the folks at The Slanted Lens just might have a winning solution for you.
While doing some research to write this post, I went looking for some of my photos on the web, and it was just…wow! Using the Google reverse image search engine, I could locate where some photos of mine were being used.
The light in this is a little too harsh for the photographer’s taste. Shaden recruits a fancy diffuser—a sheet of paper, in this case, which reduces the harsh light of the lamp. You can also use tissue paper or a pillowcase to diffuse the light.
Christmas is a truly magical time of the year. Regardless of whenever you live, it’s hard not to notice a Christmas star or a home adorned with twinkling lights. Nowhere is the Christmas spirit this vibrant and celebrated with such fervor as in Austria.
This ability to identify a genuine smile has an obvious use in photography. In real life, there are way too many distractions that can help a fake smile pass as genuine—distractions such as sound, conversation, and so on. In a photo, however, the smile is frozen in time; there’s lots of time to look at it, thus the bigger the chance to spot a fake smile and therefore not capture the true essence of a person.
Steele says that if you want accurate color in your photographs, you need to know how to set white balance. He gives us two ways to do so: setting white balance directly in your camera while shooting, and altering white balance in post-production.
The above album shows the movement of a kayaker’s paddle through the water. Orlando’s calls these types of images “motion exposure.”
Interestingly, Shindler says that the creating the plates is a quite simple process (they aren’t manufactured anywhere) and the processing afterwards is also quite simple. This begs the question: why aren’t many people doing it? It is obviously cool and unique. And it brings you back to the roots of photography. I’ll certainly try it out, if I can manage to find the ingredients.
What is striking about those photographs is the way they tell a story—different when compared to the one about Jobs we all know. It is one of those scenarios where the picture speaks a thousand words.
Are you just starting out in photography? If you are, then here’s a helpful list of pointers pertaining to digital photography basics. These pointers will give your images a massive kick start in terms of quality, and it doesn’t matter what camera you have.