One of the most important lenses that outdoor photographers can buy and use in their photography is the wide-angle lens. Wide-angle lenses can be used by the photographer to create stunning compositions full of interesting lines and enormous foregrounds. With that said, you can’t simply slap a wide-angle lens onto your camera body and start shooting, expecting to be successful with the wide-angle effect. In this video, David Johnston, professional outdoor photographer, will visit a waterfall to look at how to use a wide-angle lens to capture larger foregrounds that suck you into the frame, as well as how to make your backgrounds more effective in your composition.
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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 >>
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 aperture…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 >>
Photographing a hall of mirrors? Now there is a challenge! In this video, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you into the old prison for a complex lesson in High Dynamic Range photography. “The lighting is difficult because of the skylights and mirrors,” Tony explains. Shooting with a 14mm lens at f22, he makes…Watch Now >>