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.
Shooting with a digital infrared camera has gained interest among serious photographers. In this video, professional photographer Tony Sweet takes you through the digital infrared process of photography. You will learn how to choose the ideal lighting and color elements to accommodate an infrared scene. In bright sunlight, Tony photographs a pond, green lily padsWatch Now >>
HDR processing can be frustrating, the final processed HDR image sometimes disappointing. In this video, professional photographer Steve Niedorf shows you how to make your high dynamic range images more natural and real. In editing, he starts with eight photographs of a condo interior, each taken at different exposures. He uses Lightroom and also HDRWatch Now >>
Photographing in the golden light of early morning can be exhilarating, but also exacting. In this video, landscape photographer, Adam Barker, takes you to American Fork Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah for tips on capturing memorable images at dawn. Adam sets up his tripod in a mountain valley carpeted with snow. “When youWatch Now >>