As a way to achieve proper exposure, there is a concept called expose to the right. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant explains the concept, which basically means giving extra exposure to your image without overexposing it. After you capture an image, you should consult your camera’s histogram and make sure there is readable data on the right side of the graph without having all that data piled up on the right. Ian points out that the idea is to avoid visual noise, which can bunch up in the shadows. Therefore, try to expose to the right, and you will reduce the visual noise of your file images.
Wildlife in the Grand Teton National Park offers spectacular photo and educational opportunities. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner interviews Director of Wildlife Expeditions David Watson who explains the various guided tours his organization offers in the Grand Tetons and in Yellowstone. Wildlife Expeditions are part of the Teton Science School, and theWatch Now >>
Charleston, South Carolina offers wonderful photographic opportunities. In this video, renowned, professional photographer Tony Sweet shows you the best of his own Charleston images. You will learn the shooting techniques he employed to photograph flower close-ups, oak trees in the fog, abstracts of the Audubon swamp, a colorful peacock, the Magnolia gardens, Battery Park, FollyWatch Now >>
Sometimes poor light can be good light for shooting. In this video, photographer Layne Kennedy provides helpful panning photography tips and also demonstrates how to use panning in low light to capture motion. You can photograph people walking or cars as they go by, but for this video Layne chose a light-rail transit train carWatch Now >>