Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Portrait and wedding photographer Jerry Ghionis once asked a photographer to describe her perfect day. What would it be like? Would she still wake up at 6 in the morning? What would she do? When was the last time she actually experienced her perfect day?
Timelapse refers to capturing a series of images at a predetermined frame rate. It’s most commonly used to show scenes that evolve slowly. For example, this method could be used to show the movement of clouds or sunsets at a faster rate than would ever be seen in a natural setting. Sequences are becoming increasingly common in television programs such as news, nature programs, and title sequences.
Understanding Post-Processing is a unique educational tool from an award-winning travel photographer. You learn through action, by working on the 10 provided RAW files and following the steps in the 10 video tutorials. Every important technique is illuminated in more depth through the 52 additional examples that are de-constructed. The knowledge you’ll gain will save you countless hours.
Having the desire (and sometimes the guts) to visit remote locations certainly has its payoffs in captivating imagery. This incredible scene was photographed in Longsheng, China by photographer Ian Webb.
We’ve all had those days…you head out to some glorious location in the wilderness, take perhaps hundreds of photographs, head home, and find a memory card full of mediocre shots.
The exposure of a digital photograph is affected by the camera’s aperture, shutter speed, ISO setting, and of course the amount of light in the scene being photographed. An incorrect exposure will turn an otherwise well composed wildlife image into something mediocre and, at worst, completely ruin a shot.
The initial moments of a photo shoot can be daunting when first viewing the location and subject. But a bit of planning makes things easier. In this video, Corey Rich shows us his creative process as he shoots a personal project at a local CrossFit gym.
Fashion photographer Lou Freeman has been a leading figure in the glamour world for nearly three decades. Over the years, she has come up with her own unique way of creating beauty images with what she calls “beauty box perpective.
Once the world’s largest shopping center, Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio now looks like it was pulled straight out of Resident Evil or The Walking Dead.
A habit is something one does regularly without thinking. There are good habits, such as looking both ways before crossing a street, more or less benign habits, such as biting the ends of pencils, and bad habits, such as being persistently late. Photographers fall prey to all sorts of bad habits, and becoming aware of them is the first step in breaking yourself of them.
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