Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
We all know that working with kids is as tough as it gets. They’re energetic, fast, and often don’t pay much attention to what is going on around them.
Stop motion animation has been used as far back as the original King Kong film. King Kong was simply a stiff metal skeleton frame that was then covered in a moldable material and sculpted to look like a gorilla. Because the skeleton of the sculpture was stiff, this allowed the artist to make small and deliberate changes to the sculpture that could be photographed frame by frame.
Pointing a DSLR at the sky is a popular past time for many photographers, but detecting an exoplanet with anything less than a telescope is a bit, well, unusual. If you’re a photographer with a fascination for space and a love of DIY projects, this tutorial from IEEE Spectrum might be right down your alley.
When shooting Christmas lights, the time of the day when you make your exposures is critical. The best pictures of Christmas lights turn out when the ambient light is of the same intensity as the Christmas lights themselves.
This is a time of year that presents unexpected places, setups and ideas for you and your camera. So put on that Santa Claus hat and start singing some Bing Crosby tunes because here are some killer tips for capturing the essence of the holidays.
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.
Christmas is in the air, so don’t be surprised if some of that festive spirit bleeds into your creative psyche and you find yourself wanting to do a portrait project with Christmas lights.
Here is an article describing how you can get better photos of Christmas lights. I’ve focused on the tree, but these concepts will work for most any lighting display.
Nowadays, most couples don’t just want the formal shots at their weddings. Frequently, they’ll ask for ‘reportage’ shots, by which they mean more candid shots of themselves and the guests enjoying themselves without being lined up for the camera.
Aaron Nace offers us another great tutorial that is incredibly helpful. It’s actually possible to create natural-looking snow from scratch in Photoshop. And, it’s easy; you just need to make a custom brush and use some blurring methods.
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