Each sunrise holds the promise of a new day, and conveying the hope of a fresh start through a sunrise photograph can be achieved with the right settings, location, timing, and practice. Doug and Bill travel to Oconoluftee Valley in North Carolina for a spectacular photo session with daybreak, experiencing the very feel of the mountains. In this session you will find ways on how to photograph the sunrise, how to capture the detail of the landscape in lower light, how to use the composition and how to select the most effective exposure and shutter speed settings. You will also see another usage of the graduated neutral-density filter.
When you’re going out in the spring to capture images of beautiful buds and blooms, it’s important to be prepared. In this session, you’ll learn how to plan ahead for the right blooms, and what gear you need to pack for the conditions you’ll face.Watch Now >>
How do you process an HDR image that includes extremes of light in an old prison? In this how-to editing video, post-production instructor Tony Sweet takes you through the procedure. He sandwiches the eight exposures into one HDR photograph, moves it into Photomatix. Using the tools, he pushes the contrast way up, then dials up…Watch Now >>
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 >>