Apr 07, 2011 — 6 comments
There are a lot of really great darkroom techniques that we’re forgetting about, like vintage salt printing.It can still be done today, in your own darkroom. GPV Photography offers a step-by-step video to create the classic look.
The pop and blur technique is nothing new. Photographers have been using it ever since artificial lights and built-in flashes came into use. It’s basically about popping the flash and then moving the camera or the subject during the exposure to induce motion blur. Whether you want to pop first and then blur or vice versa is up to you.
Gavin Hoey gives us a tutorial on how to set up your flash and your camera for a perfect frozen object, and he also shares some quick Photoshop editing tips.
There’s an old technique photojournalists call “flash and slash” that is used to dramatize movement. Watch as Layne Kennedy creates fun and energetic images using this technique.
Matt Kloskowski from onOne shows us how to recover details in the shadows using the old process version of Lightroom and how to make a preset so you can quickly compare the old version with the current one.
Let’s talk about the vanishing point. From a pure, graphical perspective, few techniques are as captivating and successful at drawing the viewer’s eye than this one is. That’s precisely what makes it such a novel and smart method to incorporate into your pictures.
Flowers, plants and natural landscapes are favorite subjects for amateur and professional photographers. Whether you want to capture the small bouquet on your dining table, clusters of flowers in your garden, or that beautiful landscape on a trip, there are specific techniques you can employ to bring your subject into the best light.
Have you ever removed reflections in your image just to reinsert them later in Photoshop? Photographer Gavin Hoey gives us the entire process from start to finish with a cool card-playing model in this reflections photo
Light painting requires only darkness and a light source to create beautiful shapes and patterns, but how you move the light makes all the difference. Professional light painting photographer Patrick Rochon has become a leading figure in this art genre with his amazing ability to create beautiful images with his hands and light tools. See how he used three cars as paint brushes to create inspiring, moving light paintings.
While we have seen quite a bit of stunning underwater imagery, this is something that we haven’t seen before. Photographer Alexander James recreates classic Vanitas style with his unique photography technique.
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