Apr 07, 2011 — 6 comments
Wedding photographer Jacki Bruniquel recently had a close call while shooting a wedding held at South Africa’s Netherwood Estate. As the father of the bride walked his daughter down the aisle, Bruniquel leaned in over the groom’s shoulder to capture the moment. Soon a warm glow started to spread through her curly hair–she had stepped too close to a candle and her hair caught on fire!
Thia article discusses the most important things to consider when you are making someone’s portrait. These include interacting with your subject, composition and lighting.
Photographer Dan Carr created this interesting action sequence of professional skier Sammy Carlson enjoying the slopes and jumps in Whistler, last winter. But what makes this even more interesting is the fact that, as the sun had already settled behind the mountains and light was running out, this was all shot in one go!
Most photographers shoot outside during sunrise or sunset as these times often offer the best lighting conditions for photos. But what if you need to do a shoot during the day? Assuming there’s no cloud cover, mid-day lighting is very hard and produces heavy shadows and highlights on your subject that are difficult to control.
A good lens is a wonderful thing – and every bit as important as a good camera body. But which lens, or lenses, to get started? Your choice depends on what you’d like to shoot and on your budget. In this tutorial I’ll try and point you towards options that will help you learn and develop your skills, but also look at which types of lens best suit which type of photography.
In this Master Series, Gregory Heisler discusses photography techniques and how they can hide your vision. You don’t want to be dependent on them because they can be very limiting. Once you strip a person of those techniques, you may find that there is nothing left. Heisler emphasizes that the answer to what causes a career spark isn’t in the techniques; the answer lies within.
Keeping your digital photo gallery orderly and manageable presents a whole different set of issues. Join Tim Grey as he delivers a two-hour long educational seminar on how you can use Adobe’s Lightroom software to seamlessly manage your galleries.
Peter Coulson describes his work as “strong, sensual and mysteriously elegant with a twist of my screwed up sense of humor”. And he is certainly right, judging by this behind the scenes video. I was primarily impressed by how much confidence as a photographer and leadership this type of photo shoot would require.
The DigitalRev team is back, this time as the AnalogRev team as they do some comparisons to see if using an old film SLR is a cheap alternative to using a full frame DSLR. Kai, Alamby, and Lok discuss the costs, quality, and functionality of their three film cameras, the Nikon F65, Canon A2E, and Minolta Maxim 7000.
In this video, Sarah Silver goes in-depth about the similarities between dance photography and fashion photography, and how upon transitioning from one to the other, she found that there was little to no difference between the two. She also imparts valuable insights, along with several useful tips to help you create dynamic photographs filled with movement and energy.
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