Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Whenever Photoshop puts out a new edition we are always eager to check out the exciting new features. Beyond the major updates, there are always a few hidden gems thrown in for us to discover. Julieanne Kost shows us some new features of Photoshop CC 2014 that will make using the program more convenient and enjoyable.
On a 2008 visit to Etosha National Park in Namibia, photographer David J Slater captured this high action shot of Cape Ground Squirrels fighting over bits of food the photographer tossed to them. After placing a little snack in front of his camera lens, a curious squirrel would come over to have a bite, only to be pummeled by another squirrel wanting the food for itself.
Brian Matthew Hart has come up with a clever way to exhibit his light paintings for the 4th annual Northern Spark, which takes place in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region. He has discovered a fascinating way to record his work in progress which, when watched as a video, appear to be twinkling lights. But if a viewer takes a long exposure photo of the video while it’s playing, it will reveal a light painting.
An image does not just appear in front of your lens and you press the shutter button and there it is. Neither is it luck or pure chance. The perfect image starts long before you press the shutter. It starts when you are far away from the scene you are about to photograph. How to start that process and what route to take to get the image is what I am going to help you discover on this exciting journey as you learn digital photography.
There is something undeniably charming about seeing our world in miniature scale—tiny cars, tiny people, and tiny dramas. Created by the “tilt-shift” lens, the effect has gained a lot of popularity (some would argue too much) over the past few years. Beyond producing the miniature effect, the tilt-shift lens possesses some amazing functions.
In our photographic careers, we inevitably face times where we must photograph our subjects in less than perfect circumstances. But have you ever tried to photograph a fighter jet in bright sun? Jay P. Morgan shows us his lighting process on an air force base shoot.
Wedding photographer Moshe Zusman shoots 15 to 20 very high-end weddings a year. Over the course of his career, he has learned the importance of lighting and posing to create perfect pictures that don’t need to be manipulated in Photoshop
Michael Grecco is one of the best-known celebrity photographers in the world. His beautiful, insightful work is all around us–on movie posters, in advertising, on magazine covers, everywhere. “I delight in inspiring people,” he writes. “I want them to stop, think, and feel.” Now Grecco shares the secrets of great portraits in his book Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography.
David LaChapelle and his crew are some of the industry’s best model builders, having built to scale models of buildings and landscapes for multiple blockbuster movies. When not building a model cityscape for a film set, LaChapelle dedicates his time to a project he calls LAND SCAPE. Part miniature photography, part landscape photography, the project is a curious mix of photography techniques that is sure to inspire.
Everyone loves a good creative portrait and this one has managed to capture they eye (and hearts) of the Internet. By the looks of it, it must be laundry day for the young superhero.
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