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.
How do you go about capturing the root cell in HDR? The challenge for professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, is the average tonality of the light throughout the room. He explains, “This is not a true HDR image, so I’ll take a single shot and double process it in post.” When he consults theWatch 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 >>
After capturing the prison yard in extreme lighting conditions, how would you go about processing the yard? Post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, walks you through the steps to achieve the final HDR photograph. Using Photomatix software, he discovers haloing around the clouds and pulls back the strength. In the default setting, Tony makes general adjustments: whiteWatch 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 >>