Drones are becoming a popular tool among outdoor photographers to create unique compositions of popular places. Getting the camera off of the ground can create a dynamic perspective of any outdoor scene. But how do you know what settings to use for your drone photography? Since most drones have yet to incorporate aperture, you typically only need to worry about your shutter speed and ISO when you are manually setting your drone camera. In this tutorial, David Johnston shows you a guideline of settings to follow for capturing the best outdoor drone photos, including white balance and extra options that will help you balance light.
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 >>
In this high dynamic range photography tutorial, the challenge is to include all the intricate details: religious murals, chipped wall paint, hard sunlight patterns, and deep shadows. In this video course, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to combine all the lighting elements. Tony uses manual bracketing at f22. On either…Watch Now >>