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.
After capturing the prison yard in extreme lighting conditions, how would you go about processing the yard? Post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, walks you through the steps to achieve the final HDR photograph. Using Photomatix software, he discovers haloing around the clouds and pulls back the strength. In the default setting, Tony makes general adjustments: whiteWatch Now >>
How do you go about HDR processing the prison cell dominated by dark shadows? In this tutorial, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will take you through the steps. “I shot very long exposures,” he explains, “and this helped capture the details.” In Photomatix tone mapping, he starts with the default setting and makes the adjustments includingWatch Now >>
The old prison yard. Outdoor setting. Light sky. Dark stone. Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, explains, “This is the perfect candidate for an HDR photo, from deep shade to bright sunlight.” You will learn that fast exposures work best in this type of exterior setting in order to minimize ghosting of the moving clouds.Watch Now >>
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 readingWatch Now >>