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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>