Perspective photography is very important in the art of composition, especially when capturing images of animals in the wild. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant travels to Kenya for tips on perspective photography, which is defined as your position relative to the wildlife subject. Ian shows you three angles of composition. A high position is best for photographing animals in tall grass and excludes the sky. A middle position works if you want to include the sky and have the animal intersect the horizon line. A low position allows you to include foregrounds like blurred grass for abstract interest. Be aware of perspective photography in your decisions on composition.
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 >>
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: white…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 >>