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.
How do you go about HDR processing the prison cell dominated by dark shadows? In this tutorial, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will take you through the steps. “I shot very long exposures,” he explains, “and this helped capture the details.” In Photomatix tone mapping, he starts with the default setting and makes the adjustments including…Watch Now >>
A HDR photography session in a deserted prison? Why not! Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you to an old prison cell block for what he calls “a great HDR venue” because of the dynamic lighting range from bright skylights to dark stone walls. You will learn to deviate from your normal light reading…Watch Now >>
The six images have been captured, and now it’s time for processing Al Capone’s cell. Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, drags the HDR-processed RAW file into Photomatix, his favorite HDR software. When he runs into a problem with an overexposed skylight, he corrects with tone mapping and the white point point tool. He discusses saturation,…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 >>