For outdoor photographers, practical landscape photography tips can be invaluable. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant travels to the Badlands and shows you five essential landscape photography tips to help you improve your images. The first is to look for a dramatic sky with colorful clouds. Second, you want favorable light, usually found at dawn or dusk in glowing golds, oranges, and pinks. Third is dramatic background scenery as in the case of the textured hills and buttes of western South Dakota. Fourth is a compelling foreground such as in the hills of the Badlands where the erosion patterns lead the viewer’s eye from near to far. Fifth, you want everything from near to far to be in focus, achieved through the choice of a small aperture. Join pro photographer Ian Plant for five landscape photography tips that will help you capture beautiful outdoor images no matter where you are.
When professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, discovered a musty, old barber shop in the prison, he knew he had an ideal HDR photograph. He calls it, “one of the greatest shots in all of the prison, challenging but worth the effort.” Tony shows you how to balance the bright, red barber chair with theWatch 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 >>
You’ve seen the beautiful landscape photographs that capture bright sunlight and dark shadows. You’ve heard about the method, HDR: High Dynamic Range Photography. You want to learn more. In this HDR tutorial series, your instructor, author and educator, Tony Sweet, guides you through the entire process, from capturing the on-sight images to HDR processing atWatch Now >>
Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, has captured the HDR images in the old prison room under difficult lighting conditions. “It’s my favorite room in the prison,” Tony explains, “because of the various light sources and colors.” The next step is processing the mixed light. You will learn tone mapping in the Photomatix software. Tony startsWatch Now >>