Professional outdoor photographer David Johnston is a firm believer that the best way to improve your landscape photography is through working on your composition. Composition is the organization of subjects within your frame to create a compelling photograph. It’s easy to walk up to a landscape and take a photo, but it’s difficult to use techniques to arrange the landscape within your frame to create a photo. In this video, David will take you around Great Smoky Mountains National Park to show you five compositions for amazing landscape photography that you can start using immediately. After watching this video, you’ll have a better understanding of composition and all the ways you can use compositions to your advantage the next time you go shoot.
In this video on HDR photography, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, solves the problem of the bright, blown-out, tower window in the old prison. He comments, “Given the wide range of natural light, this is an ideal HDR candidate.” In the first step, Tony takes one aperture priority image, using the average light reading…Watch Now >>
What’s it like to work from a single image in HDR? In this video, Processing the Root Cell, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to process an HDR file using a single photograph. Tony imports his best image into Aperture, makes exposure adjustments, and drops the RAW file into the Photomatix HDR software.…Watch Now >>
In this high dynamic range photography tutorial, the challenge is to include all the intricate details: religious murals, chipped wall paint, hard sunlight patterns, and deep shadows. In this video course, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to combine all the lighting elements. Tony uses manual bracketing at f22. On either…Watch Now >>
When you’re going out in the spring to capture images of beautiful buds and blooms, it’s important to be prepared. In this session, you’ll learn how to plan ahead for the right blooms, and what gear you need to pack for the conditions you’ll face.Watch Now >>