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.
You’ve seen the beautiful landscape photographs that capture bright sunlight and dark shadows. You’ve heard about the method, HDR: High Dynamic Range Photography. You want to learn more. In this HDR tutorial series, your instructor, author and educator, Tony Sweet, guides you through the entire process, from capturing the on-sight images to HDR processing atWatch Now >>
The problem in photographing the hall of mirrors was the wide dynamic range of light. In this editing video, post production instructor, Tony Sweet, shows you how to solve that problem in HDR processing. After combining the seven source images, Tony works his HDR image through tone mapping in the Photomatix default setting. He experimentsWatch Now >>
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 >>
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 >>