Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
The way light acts upon a subject will depend on the physical properties each light source presents. Before taking on the challenge of creative photographic lighting it will be worth your while to understand some of these properties.
This is a simple how-to HDR tutorial to help you create amazing HDR photographs that make viewers say, “Wow!” When I saw my first HDR photo, I just had to find out how to take HDR photos, and how to process them.
When the shutter is pressed halfway down, the autofocus mechanism is engaged. As it does so, the camera takes a meter reading and sets the exposure. But what if you want to focus and meter from different parts of the scene?
It can be hard as a hobbyist, or even professional photographer, to find the resources to continuously expand the tools inside our camera bag. With cameras going out of date after only a couple years, and projects getting larger and larger, forcing us to buy more gear, we can all relate when I say, “Do I really need this?”
This article is intended to help you achieve your dream of working on your own, providing a unique service to deserving clients, and doing it all successfully.
Step by step video demonstrates light painting photography technique
In a moment we’ll take a look at some inspiring forest-based photography, but first we’ll outline a few simple tips that could get you well on your way to capturing something of the essence of the forest!
One of the first questions people always ask when they get their new Digital SLR is “how do I get that blurry background?” A shallow depth-of-field has become the hallmark of “professional” photos. While the technique has it’s advantages, by emphasizing it we’re ignoring how to properly use depth-of-field.
Not everyone can afford, or need, the most expensive kit when it comes to lighting. As a matter of fact, small and portable lighting kits make a photographer’s work even more efficient. Here’s a selection of tools to help you assemble your lighting kit even with the smallest of budgets.
The white balance feature employed by digital cameras negates most color added by external filters attached to your lens. However, there are several types of filters that still work and should be included in your camera bag.
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