Outdoor photography has the ability of putting you in very unique situations in which you must problem solve with your compositions and photography gear. Waterfall photography is no different. In fact, once you have photographed waterfalls several times, you begin to realize how much of a niche topic that they are within outdoor photography. To get the best waterfall photos, you have to know the essential gear for waterfall photography. You not only have to know your gear, but you also have to know how and when to use it while photographing waterfalls. In this video, David Johnston will take you into Great Smoky Mountains National Park to show you the essential gear for waterfall photography as well as how to use each piece of gear best. Get your gear packed because after this, you’re going to want to shoot some waterfalls!
The old prison yard. Outdoor setting. Light sky. Dark stone. Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, explains, “This is the perfect candidate for an HDR photo, from deep shade to bright sunlight.” You will learn that fast exposures work best in this type of exterior setting in order to minimize ghosting of the moving clouds.Watch Now >>
How do you go about capturing the root cell in HDR? The challenge for professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, is the average tonality of the light throughout the room. He explains, “This is not a true HDR image, so I’ll take a single shot and double process it in post.” When he consults theWatch Now >>
You’ve watched pro photographer, Tony Sweet, shoot the cell block. Now it’s time to create a single HDR photograph from the multiple images. Tony will show you how to create an HDR master folder. How to align your source images. How to adjust for white balance and reduce chromatic aberrations. You will also learn toneWatch Now >>
In this video on HDR photography, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, solves the problem of the bright, blown-out, tower window in the old prison. He comments, “Given the wide range of natural light, this is an ideal HDR candidate.” In the first step, Tony takes one aperture priority image, using the average light readingWatch Now >>