Apr 07, 2011 — 6 comments
Some of the best and most memorable moments in life are in motion. Be it your daughter dancing, or your brother hanging ten on a surfboard or a friend hotdogging on a skateboard, you will want to learn how to capture your loved ones’ most defining moments in photos. Unfortunately, digital cameras hate moving. Most of the time, moving subjects register as a blur on photographs. So how do you shoot moving objects? Here are some tips.
As you probably know, time lapse photography is pretty cool. But did you know that it’s relatively easy to do? In this article, you’re going to learn how to make time lapse videos from still photos.
There are times when it can be difficult to decide on what the ideal exposure should be to get the best image of a scene. It may be that you don’t have the time to think about your exposure, or it may be that there are elements of extreme brightness and shadow within the picture that you want to capture, and you’re not sure whether exposing for the highlights or the shadows will give you the better final image. Bracketing could be the solution.
Sometimes it can be tricky coming up with new ideas for portraits. You try changing the model’s poses, the model’s clothes, the background, the lighting, the props, etc, but you crave for something that will make your photos look more unique. It can be frustrating, and you might even get so fed up with trying to think of something new that you just want to throw something at your model.
Mixing fire with anything highly flammable seems like a disaster waiting to happen, but it can add an interesting twist to product or still-life photography if executed correctly. The movement and energy of fire can create several different effects, from light trails to rippling flames. This is photographer Von Wong’s attempt at creating an eye-catching series of images in a beautiful location surrounded by a variety of pyrotechnics:
Tell a story with landscape photography! By telling stories with your camera, you are forced you to slow down and contemplate the details. This one factor alone could greatly improve your skills as a photographer!
Film Noir is moody, dark and dramatic. In this video we go behind the scenes with photographer Aaron Nace on a Film Noir style photo shoot. A very important part of this style is the display of emotion in each photo, to emphasize the story of each scene.
The following video is on composite photography and lighting. The composite being created is one of a Revolutionary War scene. The creators actually traveled to historically significant battle fields, specific to the Revolutionary War, to find the perfect background image. They then visited war reenactments for the fight scenes.
As time goes by, taking photos becomes more and more convenient Today, almost any electronic device you buy comes with a camera and it becomes unlikely that you ever find yourself missing one. Of course, in front of a great opportunity you may sometimes feel that you do not have the proper tools. If you just have your cell phone, you may wish you had your DSLR or a better camera in general. Still, you have something with you and can take that shot.
I’ve been buying used cameras online for quit a while now and yes, I’ve been stuck with what I refer to as a bench parts camera sold as working and in excellent condition. On the up side, I have never had any problem getting any refund or return handled… yet. But, it is disappointing to await your prize only to find it is not at all what you thought or even what the seller thought. So here are a few tips on buying a used camera on line, especially from an individual seller.
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