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 six images have been captured, and now it’s time for processing Al Capone’s cell. Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, drags the HDR-processed RAW file into Photomatix, his favorite HDR software. When he runs into a problem with an overexposed skylight, he corrects with tone mapping and the white point point tool. He discusses saturation,…Watch Now >>
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 >>
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 tone…Watch Now >>
How do you go about HDR processing the prison cell dominated by dark shadows? In this tutorial, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will take you through the steps. “I shot very long exposures,” he explains, “and this helped capture the details.” In Photomatix tone mapping, he starts with the default setting and makes the adjustments including…Watch Now >>