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.
Photographing a hall of mirrors? Now there is a challenge! In this video, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you into the old prison for a complex lesson in High Dynamic Range photography. “The lighting is difficult because of the skylights and mirrors,” Tony explains. Shooting with a 14mm lens at f22, he makes…Watch Now >>
A HDR photography session in a deserted prison? Why not! Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you to an old prison cell block for what he calls “a great HDR venue” because of the dynamic lighting range from bright skylights to dark stone walls. You will learn to deviate from your normal light reading…Watch Now >>
You’ve watched pro photographer, Tony Sweet, shoot the cell block. Now it’s time to create a single HDR photograph from the multiple images. Tony will show you how to create an HDR master folder. How to align your source images. How to adjust for white balance and reduce chromatic aberrations. You will also learn tone…Watch Now >>
This is a great room for capturing mixed light,” says Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet. He refers to a musty room in the old prison that features bright skylight, shadows, and lamp light. To capture the HDR image, you will learn how Tony uses long exposures, dropping as low as minus five below aperture…Watch Now >>