The majestic caribou live in remote areas of Alaska’s Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner gives you tips on how to photograph these shy elusive animals. To get within camera range of the caribou herd, Doug and his guide Glen Alsworth have to crawl along the tundra. Doug waits patiently for the breaking sunlight to fall over the caribou before making his exposures. He uses a 500mm telephoto lens with a 1.4 converter. Since the animals are brown and white, he meters for the neutral gray background tundra. Shooting at low angles, he uses the autumn grasses as a creative foreground element. Join pro Doug Gardner for a photographic excursion into caribou country.
How do you capture a scene bathed in mostly dark, natural light? In this Capturing Window Light video, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you to a shadowy prison cell and uses a long set of exposures for his HDR photograph. The average, aperture priority setting calls for 15 seconds at 400 ISO. TonyWatch 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 >>
The prison barber shop images have been captured. Now it’s time for processing the HDR photograph. Post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to export the RAW photo files to the HDR stage and into the master folder. You will learn how to work with Photomatix software. How to use tone mapping for colorWatch Now >>
When professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, discovered a musty, old barber shop in the prison, he knew he had an ideal HDR photograph. He calls it, “one of the greatest shots in all of the prison, challenging but worth the effort.” Tony shows you how to balance the bright, red barber chair with theWatch Now >>