Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Most photographers will agree that images must be made with intention. And photographer George Diebold is not exception. In his full-length video workshop, Diebold shared the thought process behind his shooting and what drives him to make his images.
There is photography, there is videography, and now there is iPhoneOGRAPHY! Compared to DSLRs, iPhones are less bulky and more convenient to carry around. We always carry our phones around nowadays. Be it iPhone, Android, or Samsung, most phones now have a good quality camera for us to play around with.
Photographers are getting more and more creative with the techniques they use and how they use them. For example, hyperlapse footage is now playing a major role in timelapse photography, and pros like Patrick Cheung are helping to pioneer exciting new hyperlapse techniques.
Since they were shooting on location at the dealership, the Northrups had to get a little creative with where they set everything up. Eventually, they decided the best route was to set up on the showroom floor and have one person hold up a white reflector to use as a background while the other took the photos.
Calling all bird lovers! If there’s something even better than just watching birds… it’s photographing them. Think of it, when you go bird watching, you just catch glimpses of birds that you can’t take with you afterwards. By snapping killer shots of birds, you actually get to save these precious images in perpetuity. We think that’s a much better deal, for sure.
Frequency separation is like a god among the retouching techniques. It allows you to separate the texture from everything else in an image, resulting in easy edits and a fabulous photo finish. Aaron Nace demonstrates how to use frequency separation in Photoshop.
If you are an automobile freak it is easy to lose focus in the midst such beauties. This is where you need to pull yourself together and pay attention. For those who are newbies or basically trying their hand at photographing such events for the first time, here are some invaluable pointers.
Traditionally, light modifiers for small speedlights tend to use silver interiors. That makes the light, which is already punchy because of the small source, snappier. To make the light a lot more forgiving and certainly flattering, replace the silver interior with a white one.
Ever since the first digital cameras became commercially available, the technology has moved along at an alarmingly quick pace. For those of us who work as pros, it’s a given that the minute we buy a DSLR of any shape or size it will become obsolete. But, of course, as pros we must keep up to date with technology and make sure that we are using the right equipment for the job.
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