Pack your camera gear and venture into Alaska’s vast rugged frontier. In this video series, professional nature photographer Doug Gardner takes you to the state’s remote areas for an amazing photographic adventure. Flying passenger seat in an airplane, he captures Alaska’s beautiful scenery patterns, the glaciers, waterfalls, snow-covered mountains, and clear blue lakes. Back on the ground, he shows you how to photograph the Shamrock Glacier lake surrounded by iceberg formations, rocky ridge lines, and the steaming volcano, Mount Spurr. Later on, he photographs the picturesque Tanalian Falls located in an isolated glacial valley. Along the way, Doug will show you the photographic techniques that help him capture the dramatic scenery that Alaska is noted for.
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 >>
You’ve seen the beautiful landscape photographs that capture bright sunlight and dark shadows. You’ve heard about the method, HDR: High Dynamic Range Photography. You want to learn more. In this HDR tutorial series, your instructor, author and educator, Tony Sweet, guides you through the entire process, from capturing the on-sight images to HDR processing at…Watch 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: white…Watch 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 >>