Picture this: you step into an outdoor scene to photograph a pristine landscape, but you can only fit about half of what you want into the frame. You probably think, “I wish I could compose a high quality, epic shot to get everything I can see into one photo!” That’s where panoramas come into play in outdoor photography. Photographing a really nice panorama can elevate your composition and actually make you a more creative outdoor photographer. However, several things can go wrong when you’re planning, constructing, and shooting a panorama. In this video, David Johnston is going to take you into the field to the Outer Banks of North Carolina to show you exactly how to photograph an epic panorama of a seascape image featuring Cape Hatteras Lighthouse during sunset.
What’s it like to work from a single image in HDR? In this video, Processing the Root Cell, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to process an HDR file using a single photograph. Tony imports his best image into Aperture, makes exposure adjustments, and drops the RAW file into the Photomatix HDR software.…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 >>
Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, has captured the HDR images in the old prison room under difficult lighting conditions. “It’s my favorite room in the prison,” Tony explains, “because of the various light sources and colors.” The next step is processing the mixed light. You will learn tone mapping in the Photomatix software. Tony starts…Watch 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 >>