The Kansas whitetail deer are some of the largest in North America. In this video series, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner takes you to Ford County, Kansas where he captures beautiful images of the these remarkable creatures. Rutting season is in full swing, and the bucks are chasing the does. With the aid of a satellite map, Doug follows deer tracks and discovers trees and ground scrapes where the bucks have left their scent. Along the Arkansas River, he constructs a deer blind in the woods. Camouflaged in the blind, he aims his 500mm lens through the peephole and photographs bucks and does in action and in portraits. Along the way he tells you about the lessons he has learned in photographing wildlife over the years.
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. Tony…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 >>
How do you go about HDR processing the prison cell dominated by dark shadows? In this tutorial, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will take you through the steps. “I shot very long exposures,” he explains, “and this helped capture the details.” In Photomatix tone mapping, he starts with the default setting and makes the adjustments including…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 >>