Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
The four intersecting points are considered the “sweet spots.” Placing the subject of focus at any one of those intersecting spots or along the grid lines makes the whole composition appear a whole lot better.
With cameras and digital formats and gizmos being “smarter,” are we all now professionals behind the fancy new digital cameras? The truth of the matter is that just because we have a fancy camera doesn’t mean we can shoot like the professionals. Yes, more and more cameras are getting smarter.
If you love capturing the bright hues of autumn, chances are many of your attempts had ended with heartache. Modern cameras, even with all the latest technology, are not nearly sensitive enough to capture all the dynamic range in a typical autumn landscape scene.
We all know how important high-end lenses are, how they can bring our photos to life, imbuing them with a sharpness and depth of color that ordinary lenses just can’t emulate.
Smartphone cameras are pretty decent, but what makes these devices so powerful (and complicated) are all the professional grade photo apps that are now available. This guide is full of tutorials and recommendations that will make you a more creative iPhone photographer.
One of the most important things a photographer can carry in his bag is a firm understanding of the basic elements of photography. A picture is not just a piece of photo paper but the result of thousands of tiny variables coming together all at once. Understanding these different elements and how you can use them to take better images is critical to your success as a photographer. One of the most critical elements of photography is composition.
Film photography may seem like a relic of the past, but it’s gaining increasing popularity lately. And many photographers claim it’s still the best way to really learn the technical ins and outs of cameras. But it can seem complicated to those of us who are used to our digital cameras’ semi-automatic modes.
For those of us who have Photoshop embedded into our post-processing workflow, it is hard to imagine a single day without the software. When Bryan O’Neil Hughes says, “I like to think of Photoshop as an imaging platform,” he is absolutely right. Photoshop’s extensive architecture allows it to open more than 500 proprietary RAW formats.
With today’s continually advancing camera equipment, from GoPro cameras to quadcopters that fly the cameras over nearly any landscape we can imagine, photographers are able to capture some truly amazing footage.
How do you create a stylized shot of a girl with an umbrella in hand being blown by the wind? To make matters a bit more challenging, how do you create such a shot in a studio environment?
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