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.
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 >>
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 >>
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: white…Watch Now >>