How does the old fashioned bean bag fit into outdoor photography? In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Zac Mills takes you on a wildlife safari in Kenya for practical uses of this handy device. When you are photographing wildlife out of a vehicle, you can substitute your tripod for a bean bag by anchoring it on a ledge. Zac captures some amazing wildlife images with this simple support system, which gives him flexibility in quickly moving his telephoto lens around. He shoots from the roof, the window, or any surface the bean bags can rest on. Zac recommends shifting the lens foot so that it sits on the bean bag. This simple bean bag method allows you to quickly focus, resulting in the sharp images you’re aiming to achieve.
In the world of photography, there are certain iconic scenes favored by veteran landscape photographers. In this video, professional outdoor photographer, Steve Kossack, takes you to northern Arizona to photograph Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River. Just past sunrise, Steve sets up his camera on a 1500 foot cliff. With a 20mm lens, he framesWatch Now >>
Close-up photography sometimes requires certain skills and techniques. In this video, professional photographer and editor Tony Sweet travels to South Carolina’s Edisto Island and shows you creative ideas for shooting seashells on the beach. He demonstrates how to select your subject, how to choose the proper framing, how to adjust your camera settings for sharpness,Watch Now >>
It’s hard to believe, but you can create HDR images right inside your iPhone. In this video, pro shooter Tony Sweet shows you how with the iPhone HDR App. Shooting the interior of a flower conservatory, he exposes one image for the highlights and another image for the shadows of the exact same scene, allWatch Now >>