How do the pro photographers create those technically precise images for their clients? In this video, professional photographer Steve Niedorf gives you five pro photography tips to ensure your photographs come out to your liking. First, you Format The Data Card in the camera menu to clear out old data. Second, after exposing a few frames, Check Exposure by reading your histogram graph. Third, after each set of exposures, Check Focus on your camera’s LCD screen. Fourth, consult the menu to make sure you Shoot RAW for versatile post production options. Fifth, Shoot For Parts to make sure each part of your photo is captured to your liking. Five pro photography tips to help you improve your own work.
How do you process an HDR image that includes extremes of light in an old prison? In this how-to editing video, post-production instructor Tony Sweet takes you through the procedure. He sandwiches the eight exposures into one HDR photograph, moves it into Photomatix. Using the tools, he pushes the contrast way up, then dials up…Watch Now >>
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 the…Watch Now >>
How do you go about capturing the root cell in HDR? The challenge for professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, is the average tonality of the light throughout the room. He explains, “This is not a true HDR image, so I’ll take a single shot and double process it in post.” When he consults the…Watch Now >>
The problem in photographing the hall of mirrors was the wide dynamic range of light. In this editing video, post production instructor, Tony Sweet, shows you how to solve that problem in HDR processing. After combining the seven source images, Tony works his HDR image through tone mapping in the Photomatix default setting. He experiments…Watch Now >>