To photograph white-tailed deer, you have to be long on patience, but it’s well worth the time. In this video series, pro wildlife photographers Doug Gardner and Bill Lea take you to Cades Cove in the great Smoky Mountains National Park. They capture these beautiful animals in the foggy light of early morning and in the golden light of late afternoon. At one point, a black bear appears and chases off a large buck while the photographers capture the drama. Bill Lea, author of the book, CADES COVE, explains why this wonderful wildlife home is an ideal location for nature photographers. He believes that the alluring light is worth the experience.
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 >>
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 experiments…Watch Now >>
The prison barber shop images have been captured. Now it’s time for processing the HDR photograph. Post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, will show you how to export the RAW photo files to the HDR stage and into the master folder. You will learn how to work with Photomatix software. How to use tone mapping for color…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 >>