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.
How do you go about processing the tower window, given the difficult lighting? In this video, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, explains, “This is the classic, high dynamic range situation.” The tower window glows with bright, diffused light, while the cell block falls to deep shadows. You will learn Photomatix software and how Tony goes about…Watch Now >>
If you eye seasonal photography and wish you could come up with images that beautiful, the good news is that you can. This Seasonal Photography Course will give you the skills, insights, and tricks needed to capture beauty all year long and share it with others.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 >>
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 >>