Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Long exposure photography is addictive! This technique offers rewarding results – images that are unique and artistic. While perfecting the art of long exposure takes a bit of practice – and a lot of trial and error, the results are worth it.
Bet you thought that image noise was always bad, right? Well, if you’ve been hanging onto that belief for a while, you’ve actually been wrong. It’s true! Image noise – yes, contrary to conventional wisdom and popular belief – need not be a bad thing.
Photography is all about playing with light and shadows. The way you illuminate your subject will decide your results. Using the right photographic technique can certainly make a lot of difference in your photographs. Even if you’re not a professional photographer and you only use your camera on weekends, you still want to take best pictures.
Part of being a portrait photographer is being able to coach your subjects and get them to give you authentic smiles. When working with subjects who are not professional models, it can be really tricky to extract a smile from the subject that doesn’t look forced or fake.
Acne, pimples, and blemishes begone! Follow Aaron Nace as he demonstrates this super easy and very effective way to remove acne in Photoshop.
It happens all the time. People get a fast lens and only want to shoot with it wide open. Of course, the point of having a fast lens is to utilize its wide aperture settings, but not all photographs benefit from f/1.8 or wider. In fact, a wide aperture can take away from certain photographs.
If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. However, you don’t need to worry, as I’m going to explain what each and every one of these camera modes does.
There are million ways to edit and stylize your photos in post production. Some of the methods can be quite daunting for photographers that are new to the world of Photoshop, which is why Aaron Nace is here to show us one of the approaches he takes when editing his photos
This article is intended for the casual shooter who is just starting out or has been shooting for a while, but has room for improvement. Capturing portraits, especially good portraits, is no easy task by any stretch of the imagination. However, making very small changes to your shooting habits will result in immediate improvements to your portraits.
Photographers used the wet plate collodion process about 150 years ago to capture images. Mathew Brady, one photographer whose work revolved around the Civil War, made the process his own. He painstakingly documented various moments of the war using this method.
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