Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
The concept of bullet time is nothing new. If you have seen the gravity-defying (and seemingly physics defying) shot in The Matrix where the character played by Keanu Reeves dodges a bullet, you already know what I am talking about. It’s nothing more than several cameras capturing a perfectly timed shot of a moment that when played back, makes time seem frozen.
Large format photography is the oldest form of photography, and yet it is still practiced by many enthusiasts today, not only for its superior image quality, but also because it lends itself to a slower, more contemplative photographic style.
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There are countless light modifiers on the market designed for specific purposes. Photographer Andrea Belluso, however, goes outside the box and shows us how to be more creative with light-shaping tools.
Like any style of photography, real estate photography is tough. There is a lot more to it than having a nice camera and well cared for property to photograph. The countless amount of techniques and tricks you must know to pull off a great photo of a multi-million dollar property makes it a daunting task.
There is photography, there is videography, and now there is iPhoneOGRAPHY! Compared to DSLRs, iPhones are less bulky and more convenient to carry around. We always carry our phones around nowadays. Be it iPhone, Android, or Samsung, most phones now have a good quality camera for us to play around with.
GoPro cameras are awesome for adventurers (and just about anyone on the go), but the thing about adventures is that things happen. And though it may not be likely that your wonder camera will be eaten by a fox, it’s actually quite easy to drop it while filming underwater, and if that’s in the ocean, well, there goes your camera.
Photographers are getting more and more creative with the techniques they use and how they use them. For example, hyperlapse footage is now playing a major role in timelapse photography, and pros like Patrick Cheung are helping to pioneer exciting new hyperlapse techniques.
If you have been using The Rule of Thirds in your photographic compositions, you may have discovered an inherent shortcoming. Composing for the Rule of Thirds involves lining up a subject with one of the recommended intersections or lines. This can sometimes result in the subject being crowded too close to the edge of the frame.
Learning all the ways you can edit your photos and images is like someone that finally learns the proper drawing techniques. Before, the person was making interesting doodles, now he/she’s creating works of art. The talent was there but it was not fully utilized until full knowledge of the possibilities was gained. And it’s the same thing with digital art and photo editing.
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