Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Some photographers choose to use their on-camera flash rather than buy light modification attachments. For others, this may sound a bit limiting or maybe even difficult because your camera’s flash is something quite simple, compared to the highly advanced flash attachments, at least.
When taking catalog photography, it is essential to be efficient with your time and to be consistent with lighting as well as presentation. Tony Roslund walks us through the process he used to capture amazingly sharp and clear product photos of jewelry using simple techniques and tools.
We all suffer from artist’s block at some point. But knowing how to combat that creative slump before it even happens will keep you working toward your goals.
If you love capturing the bright hues of autumn, chances are many of your attempts had ended with heartache. Modern cameras, even with all the latest technology, are not nearly sensitive enough to capture all the dynamic range in a typical autumn landscape scene.
It can get pretty pricey having your prints mounted and framed. Commercial photographer Tony Roslund shows us how we can skip going to the PHOTO LAB by mounting and framing prints ourselves.
Temperature is critical here, so you must get the chemicals up to the right temperature. Fill up your washing tub with hot water. Place a water jug filled with hot water in the center, this will help hold up the chemical bottles when you put them in. Place your chemical storage bottles in the tub around the water jug. The hot water will warm them up.
For this session, Hoey used a Westcott 5-in-1 40″ collapsible reflector. These 5-in-1 models are handy because of their versatility and ability to fold up to a compact size. They are also light enough that your subject can hold them during a headshot session, though Hoey doesn’t recommend it since he says that can distort the subject’s shoulders.
Street photography is probably one of the most difficult genres of photography, as it is based on the unknown. You can select a frame, but you can’t necessarily select the characters in it or how they will behave to make your picture look good. In modern terms, you could call street photography an art snapshot. It is a snapshot, after all.
We’ve covered how to create stunning panoramas, but let’s be different today. Let’s step it up and learn how to create a beautiful, mind-blowing panorama that stands out from the rest and really grabs the viewer’s attention—the vertical panorama from an aerial view!
We’ve all seen those incredible images of a glowing tent set to a backdrop of the twinkling universe. You know the images—the kind that make even the most dedicated, mosquito-hating, city dwellers want to go camping.
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