Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
If you’ve been wondering how to photography splashing water, look no further. Here is a rather straightforward video tutorial that demonstrates how one photographer, Clint Decker, is capturing some great shots right in his own kitchen. The trickiest part of capturing these images might be getting the timing correct on when to fire the trigger, but that’s nothing a continuous shutter can’t help with. Take a peek his process and then give this interesting genre of photography a try for yourself.
There are different approaches to take when photographing drops of liquid, some more technical than others. When artist, Markus Reugels, came across a photographic collection of water drops he was instantly drawn. That’s when he took it upon himself to create some high-tech tools to help him create the photographs he envisioned. Using a microprocessor and accompanying graphic interface, Reugels pins his photography down to a science.
Go on a behind the scene tour as Brian Braun photographs the super sleek sports car that is the McLaren MP4-12c in downtown Dallas. Braun and his crew conducted the shoot on a couple lanes of traffic, which must have been hair raising at times as cars in the surrounding lanes whizzed by the set.
You may remember Rooney Mara from her role in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo for which she was nominated for an Academy Award, but now the actress turned cover model is allowing viewers a behind the scenes look at her recent photoshoot for Allure Magazine. Photographer, Michael Thompson, and director, Brian Quist, do an excellent job making sure that no detail is forgotten.
Budding tennis photographers will be interested in the following seminar taught by Chris Nicholson, a professional tennis photographer of over 15 years. During the hour and forty five minute lesson, Nicholson shares his experience and insights which are helpful to photographers interested in not just tennis photography, but sports photography in general.
The inherited variety of having a collection of different colored background muslins may sound appealing at first, but there is a more affordable and easier way to change your background than having to fuss with hanging a new cloth each time.
Portraiture is one of the most common types of photography and because of that it can tend to become rather redundant. In terms of thinking outside the box, surreal portrait artist, Rob Woodcox, raises the bar. Known for his photography in which he magically makes people appear as though they were levitating, Woodcox is opening up new doors in the world of portraiture.
You know that old saying about nothing being friendlier than a wet dog? Well, so has Seth Casteel and you could say the photographer took the affable expression and ran with it. Casteel has photographed more than 300 dogs as they splash, dive, fetch, and float around in swimming pools which makes for a rather unique portfolio.
With so many timelapse videos floating around the internet these days one might assume they’re easy to make. But, take Rob Witworth’s, Kuala Lumpur, then break it down frame by frame and you’ll discover that the 2 1/2 minute long video is comprised of nearly 20,000 still photographs taken on four different cameras over the course of 40 separate shoots.
It’s not always easy to be a photographer. Especially when you get into specialty areas such as photographing extreme sports like rock climbing. There are a few amazing photographers floating around of rock climbers that make you do a double a take and think, “How did the photographer get that shot?”
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