Ever wonder how the pros get into photography? In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant tells you how he got started in landscape photography and why it remains his passion. As a kid, Ian liked being outdoors, backpacking, hiking, rock-climbing, and canoeing. His love and passion for nature got him into landscape and then wildlife photography. He bought his first camera at 23, then did several years as a corporate lawyer until he jumped into professional photography full-time and never regretted it. Along with his narrative history, Ian Plant will show you some of his spectacular landscape images from around the world.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
If you eye seasonal photography and wish you could come up with images that beautiful, the good news is that you can. This Seasonal Photography Course will give you the skills, insights, and tricks needed to capture beauty all year long and share it with others.Watch Now >>