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 capture a scene bathed in mostly dark, natural light? In this Capturing Window Light video, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you to a shadowy prison cell and uses a long set of exposures for his HDR photograph. The average, aperture priority setting calls for 15 seconds at 400 ISO. TonyWatch 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>