In this course, designed for beginners and intermediate photographers looking to deepen their understanding and sharpen their skills, pro nature photographer Ian Plant shows you how exposure works, and how to get it right. Ian discusses the “Exposure Triangle” of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO; camera metering modes; using the camera’s histogram and exposure compensation to adjust exposure settings; methods of controlling exposure for high-contrast scenes; and using creative exposure to make artistic photographs. If you are serious about advancing your skills as a photographer, then learning how to control exposure is an important first step, and this course will show you how it is done!
This old prison was full of photo ops. But Al Capone’s prison cell? Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, found this old cell to be the ideal subject for a HDR photograph. You will learn how to handle mixed lighting, from lamp light to window light, from the bottom of the gray scale to the…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 >>
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 >>
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 reading…Watch Now >>