What is a high concept photograph? In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant takes you to the jungle of Sumatra in Indonesia for what he calls high concept images. You will learn how Ian creates his own personal vision as an artist when photographing an orangutan in the wild, and how he uses composition, natural light, and perspective to achieve his unique high concept photographs. He uses unusual focal lengths, sometimes preferring wide angle lenses, even his 15mm fisheye lens. Pro photographer Ian Plant believes that no matter what your photographic subject, it’s best to bring your own high concept to the visual table.
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 >>
This is a great room for capturing mixed light,” says Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet. He refers to a musty room in the old prison that features bright skylight, shadows, and lamp light. To capture the HDR image, you will learn how Tony uses long exposures, dropping as low as minus five below aperture…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 >>
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 >>