Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
What happens when you give a professional photojournalist an iPhone 5 and three minutes to take as many photos as he can in a bustling Chinese city? That’s what the folks at DigitalRev were wondering, too. They equipped pro cameraman, Dan Chung and Scott Hui with the new devices and set them on the loose.
Using lights to soften the skin of a subject is well practiced technique by many professionals. Getting the lighting right is not a complicated task and can save you precious time in post by eliminating the need for some common retouching practices. Good beauty lighting can be achieved using many combinations of studio lights and boxes, so chances are you probably already have what you need.
Getting up close and personal with potentially dangerous animals to photograph them sounds both thrilling and daunting. There is a respectable amount of safety protocol, but the fact of the matter is you are still trusting the animal not to make a meal out of you. Reducing the potential for an incident, composite photography can be incredibly helpful when working with animals.
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.
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