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 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 >>
How do you go about capturing the root cell in HDR? The challenge for professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, is the average tonality of the light throughout the room. He explains, “This is not a true HDR image, so I’ll take a single shot and double process it in post.” When he consults the…Watch Now >>
The six images have been captured, and now it’s time for processing Al Capone’s cell. Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, drags the HDR-processed RAW file into Photomatix, his favorite HDR software. When he runs into a problem with an overexposed skylight, he corrects with tone mapping and the white point point tool. He discusses saturation,…Watch Now >>
How do you process an HDR image that includes extremes of light in an old prison? In this how-to editing video, post-production instructor Tony Sweet takes you through the procedure. He sandwiches the eight exposures into one HDR photograph, moves it into Photomatix. Using the tools, he pushes the contrast way up, then dials up…Watch Now >>