Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
The first D4S was set up with a remote with the wide angle lens ensuring Wilhelm was able to capture the shot when Zink was in to his backflip. The wide angle also allowed him to capture the mountains and the crowd in the background. The second purpose of this camera was to capture the sequence shots.
Unless you’re into flying, skydiving, or thoroughbred racing, photography is probably one of your more expensive hobbies. If you’re looking for ways around spending big money on equipment, there’s nowhere better to look than the DIY scene.
If you’ve ever tried shooting images of your pet or kids (not necessarily in that order) playing in the yard or fast sports action, you’ve surely faced the dilemma of choosing the right shutter speed.
As winter sets in, thoughts turn to warmer climes! Travel photography is an art that encompasses both landscape and portraiture, but how do you ensure you get the best shots when you’re out and about in the world?
Photographer Jay P. Morgan shows us how to shoot beautiful images of wild animals without getting killed! Armed with his Tamron 150-600mm lens and a liberal amount of advice from his father (who shot for National Geographic), Morgan arrived at Yellowstone National Park and shared 11 tips for wildlife photography.
From the time that I first began to photograph, one subject that always interested me was clouds. I have always loved the old black and white photographs of Ansel Adams and have admired not only his landscapes, but also the way the landscapes were made spectacular by the cloud cover in the scene.
If you are photographing a puppy or a dog with very little training, you will need a different strategy than if you are working with an older, highly trained dog. Before your shoot, have a conversation with the owner and find out if your subject can obey commands, such as “sit” and “stay.”
Digital cameras are capable of producing incredibly high-quality pictures these days. That is only one part of the equation, however. You, the photographer, have to understand not only how to use the camera properly, but also what other factors are involved in creating a beautiful image. If you have ever returned from a day of taking pictures only to be dissatisfied by the end result, these tips are for you.
Hoey starts with a test shot with his basic setup. He’s shooting with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II equipped with a Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens, which he explains is ideal for this sort of shoot due to its fantastic depth of field. He has a Flashpoint Streaklight 360 set up overhead, outfitted with a beauty dish to diffuse the light.
So much is going on during this season that it would be a missed opportunity not to take advantage of it, photographically. Fortunately for you, we’ve got a slew of fall shooting tips that you won’t find anywhere else.
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