To photograph a storm, you have to drive several miles and then move quickly on foot when you spot one. In this video, outdoor photographer Doug Gardner and storm chaser Brian Barnes travel through the central Kansas plains and capture dramatic images of a fast-moving storm. You never know where a super cell or tornado will hit. Preparation and patience are part of the chase. You will learn when to go handheld or when to use your tripod, how to vary the camera settings as the light quickly changes, and even how to keep your camera dry when you get wet. So get ready to chase a storm with the experts.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>