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Photography Tutorials — Lighting

Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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In 1949, LIFE magazine’s Gjon Mili visited Pablo Picasso in the South of France. Mili, who had experimented in light photography, showed Picasso a few of his photographs of ice skaters jumping in the dark with little lights attached to their skates. This inspired Picasso to create his own images in the air with light and led to a series of photographs of Picasso’s light drawings.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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Before the days of digital photography, black and white photos had a different look and feel. The tones were more selenium based or they had more of a sepia feel. With a little post-processing, you can achieve those timeless looks or create your own unique style. In the video below, Kevin Kubota walks us through the process he uses to adjust and improve the tones in his black and white images using Adobe Lightroom.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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In a marriage that seemed destined to happen, stock photo suppliers Fotolia brought together light painter Eric Paré and CGI artist Mike Campau, each renowned for intensely hyper-colorized dreamscapes, to create a single shining digital image from their minds. And though the final product is a kaleidoscopic achievement, the process is seriously technical.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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McNally begins the first look of his photo shoot with three-time US Olympic fencer Sharon Monplaisir using only the natural, ambient light streaming into the bright warehouse chosen for the photo session. He strategically places Monplaisir in the corner of the room to benefit from the light reflecting off of the warehouse’s walls on both sides of her face and behind her.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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Professional commercial photographer Alex Koloskov has made an insightful video outlining some of the advantages of a DIY light setup. He demonstrates how you can build your own setup using LED light bulbs that are readily available in many stores for a fraction of the price of dedicated photography lights.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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Smilde, who lives in Amsterdam, has reached international fame with these cloud shots. He shoots water vapor from a can into the air, then unleashes a fog machine. In Smilde’s words, the vapor sticks to the smoke and pulls it down to create a realistic cloud replica. He places a strong backlight behind the cloud to give it sun-like rim lighting.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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Last month, Mark Hersch was flying home from a business trip. He usually takes the aisle, but this time he was given a window seat. Even though he’s flown dozens of times before, this was the first time he looked out the window, straight at the sun, and saw his home city of Chicago beneath the clouds, reflecting in a pool of sunlight in Lake Michigan.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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When the timelapse was made on the night of February 1st, aurora borealis had come out to play over Abisko National Park 29 out of the 32 nights that had passed so far in the year, making 2014 a great year to witness the lights.
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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Understanding how different types of light can affect the results of a photo, allows you to get the most out of your photo opportunities – and will help you to spot great lighting conditions when you see them!
Photography » Lighting — over 3 years ago
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Light painting is one of the lesser known techniques in photography and is usually only carried out by serious night owls… and some very keen photographers. Primarily performed at night and outdoors, such night captures can make scenes look more dramatic than they would under normal conditions.
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