Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Photographing jewelry can be very challenging, especially when you’re trying to get sharp, close up photos that show off the jewelry’s detail and craftsmanship.
A well maintained, clean lens is vital to any photographer. Here are 10 simple top tips for cleaning your digital camera lens.
There are many useful tips when it comes to composition. Some of the more common rules such as the rule of thirds and leading lines are easy choices, but there are also some lesser known composition tips you can utilize.
Composition is considered the main key to a beautiful and high quality landscape image. Be aware that shooting landscape will demand a very difficult way of working as opposed to photographing people. It is usually taken with a camera mounted on a tripod. Also, more attention is being given to the aperture in order to ensure that the image will be sharp from front to back.
Here is another lesson from Jay & Varina Patel, the producers of the Ultimate Landscape Photography Course. On a bright, sunny day, it’s easy to freeze moving water with nothing more than a fast shutter speed. But high speed photography on overcast days takes extra attention to detail.
The zoom hyperlapse is like a timelapse on steroids. It’s a visually engaging stop-motion timelapse technique that gives us an accelerated view of real time, with an added 3D movement effect. It differs from timelapse in that the photographs are taken of a single vantage point over a long distance, rather than a short dolly movement.
Some of the cutest children pictures are taken during the infant and toddler years. This is when kids experience their “firsts”. Whether it’s crawling, yawning, smiling, or walking, capturing that moment is priceless. Photographing a baby is not an easy task. Working around the wiggling and squirming or the pouting and crying to get the perfect picture takes time.
Imagine a world in which the only thing standing between you and a life of movie-making stardom was a simple photo. A world where huge movie studios called all the shots and stars were made, not born. This was the world of the glamour portrait—the photo that could make or break your film career.
Using styles and techniques learned by studying the portraits in high fashion editorials like Vogue, wedding photographers Justin & Mary have been out there creating some pretty iconic bridal shoots.
Improve your photos with these five tips for using off-camera flash. Then, learn even more essential off-camera flash techniques when you enroll in award-winning photographer Neil van Niekerk’s online Craftsy class Off-Camera Flash Photography for just $39.99 today—that’s 50% off for PictureCorrect readers.
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