Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
It is amazing to me what art people can see in the most mundane things. Artist Paul Villinski takes something that has been literally thrown away, crushed beer cans on the streets of New York City, and creates beautiful sculpted butterflies. Not only does he create these small, delicate creations from trash, but he incorporates flocks of them into his artwork; combining their gentle beauty ...
For those that are just starting out, here are some techniques that can help you when you are about to photograph a wedding.
You get the sense that you are actually watching the city of Toronto awaken from almost every angle you could possibly imagine. “City Rising” by Tom Ryaboi has some amazing sequences that seem impossible to capture. Take a look for yourself, it simply cannot be put into words.
There are a lot of landscape photography tutorials floating around the internet that, other than stating the obvious, don’t offer much in the way of useful tips. That’s partially what makes Kai’s tutorials so wonderful, he dishes out real world advice that most people forget about because they are too busy blogging about not forgetting to pack your camera.
In case you couldn’t be in Los Angeles to see the Space Shuttle Endeavour slowly made the trek to its new home, you’re in luck. Thanks to a six man photography crew and the cooperation of the Inglewood, California police department, the shuttle’s multi-day journey to it’s new retirement home was condensed into three minutes of inspiring timelapse footage.
Imagine you’re on a photo excursion in Antarctica and you come face to face with a giant Leopard seal only to have it open it’s powerful jaws and grab your camera and head between it’s teeth. Sounds pretty scary considering the massive seal is one of Antarctica’s biggest predators.
Mark Wallace is back at it, delivering his viewers with another informative video tutorial, this time focusing on the helpfulness of a light meter. There is no question as to whether or not a light meter can improve your photography, but knowing why and how to use one is crucial to the equation.
Like many behind the scene videos, this one doesn’t stop at after the photographs have been captured. Also included in the short film is the entire editing workflow, which was done in Lightroom and Photoshop. Pretty interesting for those of you who are curious about editing techniques of different photographers, something that is not often shared with the public.
Despite what you may have been told, you don’t need an extensive lighting setup to do professional quality studio work. In the seminar below, speedlight master, Bob Harrington, explains to users how to get started using minimal equipment.
The first time you ever took pictures on your new DSLR, you probably thought “wow”. It’s possible you didn’t realize you could take such good pictures and those first images are, maybe what got you into photography in the first place.
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