So, you know how to use your ISO, aperture, and shutter for outdoor photography, but which should you be prioritizing over the others? For my outdoor waterfall photography, I always prioritize my shutter speed over everything else. Waterfall photography is beautiful because of the way in which outdoor photographers can manipulate time and motion with moving water, making it smooth and dreamy. It’s because of this that photographers should give shutter speed its due importance for waterfall photography. In this section, I’ll tell you a simple exposure triangle trick for stunning waterfall photographs as well as what kind of motion in your waterfalls to look for based on your photographic style.
In this video on HDR photography, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, solves the problem of the bright, blown-out, tower window in the old prison. He comments, “Given the wide range of natural light, this is an ideal HDR candidate.” In the first step, Tony takes one aperture priority image, using the average light reading…Watch Now >>
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 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 >>
After capturing the prison yard in extreme lighting conditions, how would you go about processing the yard? Post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, walks you through the steps to achieve the final HDR photograph. Using Photomatix software, he discovers haloing around the clouds and pulls back the strength. In the default setting, Tony makes general adjustments: white…Watch Now >>