Wildlife in the Grand Teton National Park offers spectacular photo and educational opportunities. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner interviews Director of Wildlife Expeditions David Watson who explains the various guided tours his organization offers in the Grand Tetons and in Yellowstone. Wildlife Expeditions are part of the Teton Science School, and the tours are custom designed as learning experiences for adults, children, families, elder hostels, and groups. As a child, David fell in love with the outdoors and wildlife. He takes Doug into an aspen forest and shows him how Native Americans used the powder of aspen bark as a natural suntan lotion.
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 >>
When you’re going out in the spring to capture images of beautiful buds and blooms, it’s important to be prepared. In this session, you’ll learn how to plan ahead for the right blooms, and what gear you need to pack for the conditions you’ll face.Watch Now >>
How do you process an HDR image that includes extremes of light in an old prison? In this how-to editing video, post-production instructor Tony Sweet takes you through the procedure. He sandwiches the eight exposures into one HDR photograph, moves it into Photomatix. Using the tools, he pushes the contrast way up, then dials upWatch 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 apertureWatch Now >>