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.
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 >>
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 >>
In this video on HDR photography, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, solves the problem of the bright, blown-out, tower window in the old prison. He comments, “Given the wide range of natural light, this is an ideal HDR candidate.” In the first step, Tony takes one aperture priority image, using the average light reading…Watch Now >>
In this high dynamic range photography tutorial, the challenge is to include all the intricate details: religious murals, chipped wall paint, hard sunlight patterns, and deep shadows. In this video course, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to combine all the lighting elements. Tony uses manual bracketing at f22. On either…Watch Now >>