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.
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 >>
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 >>
You’ve seen the beautiful landscape photographs that capture bright sunlight and dark shadows. You’ve heard about the method, HDR: High Dynamic Range Photography. You want to learn more. In this HDR tutorial series, your instructor, author and educator, Tony Sweet, guides you through the entire process, from capturing the on-sight images to HDR processing at…Watch Now >>
Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, has captured the HDR images in the old prison room under difficult lighting conditions. “It’s my favorite room in the prison,” Tony explains, “because of the various light sources and colors.” The next step is processing the mixed light. You will learn tone mapping in the Photomatix software. Tony starts…Watch Now >>