Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
To get this effect, Vincent had to custom-create his own camera set-up: 4 cameras with fisheye lenses connected in a way that would allow him to both capture the entire sky and create a 360 degree panorama of the scene on Earth.
A good starting point to understanding the inverse square law is to understand the way that light falls off over a distance. This is important when photographing people, especially groups of two or more people, because the amount of light that falls onto each subject will most likely vary.
The thing about monochrome or black & white – whatever you want to call it – is that it’s timeless. Some have gone so far as to call it the purest form of photography, simply because it doesn’t allow the viewer to get distracted by multiple shades of different colors.
With summer in full swing, Aaron Nace provides some helpful tips on removing those unwanted tan lines and sunburns from your photos using Photoshop.
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Copyright issues are an integral and undeniable part of a professional photographer’s job. If you are shooting for money and employ models, locations, or anything else that is identifiable in commercial usage you could get sued for improper usage of the pictures unless you have specific permission to use these images.
This easy-to-understand resource sets us straight on choosing aperture settings, deciding on a focal point, and composing interesting landscape images. Print it out and hang it on your wall for a visual reminder that will improve your photography in no time.
In order to avoid blurry images, maintain communication between camera body and lenses, preserve functionality of zoom operation, buttons, dials, and touch screens, and keep your viewfinder view-able, start by getting a basic cleaning kit if you don’t already have one.
When you photograph fireworks, it is very important that you set your camera to a slow shutter speed. This includes a shutter speed that is anywhere between 1 second and 30 seconds or longer, about ISO 100. The shutter speed that is suitable varies depending on the amount of ambient light as well as the amount of fireworks in the sky.
Water droplet photography can seem intimidating to many photographers, yet it’s actually pretty straightforward. All you really need is a camera and a way to make water drops. But if you want stellar shots like the ones in Shawn Knol‘s album, pull out a few basic lenses and a speed light, then mix in a lot of patience, and you, too, may come up with shots like these.
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