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.
This old prison was full of photo ops. But Al Capone’s prison cell? Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, found this old cell to be the ideal subject for a HDR photograph. You will learn how to handle mixed lighting, from lamp light to window light, from the bottom of the gray scale to theWatch 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 >>
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 processing the tower window, given the difficult lighting? In this video, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, explains, “This is the classic, high dynamic range situation.” The tower window glows with bright, diffused light, while the cell block falls to deep shadows. You will learn Photomatix software and how Tony goes aboutWatch Now >>