Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Today, if someone’s getting into photography, it’s almost definitely going to be digital. It’s a great place to start, since you can afford to take as many photos as you like until you get the shot you like. And, it’s not as hard as you may think.
Here is an article describing how you can get better photos of Christmas lights. I’ve focused on the tree, but these concepts will work for most any lighting display.
The above album shows the movement of a kayaker’s paddle through the water. Orlando’s calls these types of images “motion exposure.”
Most photographers aren’t fortunate enough to have a permanent studio setting where they can spend time developing a personalized lighting setup that provides them with a consistent body of work. Rather, most professionals travel to photo shoots and have to work with the light and backgrounds that are available on site.
Shooting coastal photography can yield some of your most breathtaking shots, but it’s not without its difficulties. Get eight professional tips that will help you capture the wild beauty of the coast in high-quality images.
When asked how to diagnose eye cancer, the first things that come to mind are usually lots of lab work, trips to doctor’s offices, and sitting nervously in waiting rooms. Few of us ever imagine that we might hold the key to early detection of children’s eye cancer right in our hands! Check out the innovative campaign the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has put out showing parents perhaps the simplest test ever for finding cancer.
Joey Shanks once again delivers some fascinating insights to how you can create amazing movie lighting effects with next to no lighting gear. Just about every effect he creates is achieved with nothing more than cheap pen lights coupled with long exposures (otherwise known as light painting). Add to that a good DSLR and a decent animation editing program, and the next thing you know, you’re recreating effects that wowed you as a kid.
Want to add a little punch to your photos? Try shooting in infrared to get oversaturated, dream-like images that really draw the viewer in.
The new Nikon Df is a modern classic designed for those who have felt a connection to their camera, who revel in the idea of going out to photograph an unfamiliar location, and who know the effort and ultimate satisfaction that is part of getting the shot.
If you think investing in a polarizing filter is a bad idea, photographer Steve Perry wants to prove you wrong. Perry explains the fundamental reasons why, as a nature photographer, you absolutely need to have one of these filters in your bag at all times.
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