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!
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 >>
The prison barber shop images have been captured. Now it’s time for processing the HDR photograph. Post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to export the RAW photo files to the HDR stage and into the master folder. You will learn how to work with Photomatix software. How to use tone mapping for color…Watch Now >>
The problem in photographing the hall of mirrors was the wide dynamic range of light. In this editing video, post production instructor, Tony Sweet, shows you how to solve that problem in HDR processing. After combining the seven source images, Tony works his HDR image through tone mapping in the Photomatix default setting. He experiments…Watch Now >>
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 >>