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.
How do you go about processing the tower window, given the difficult lighting? In this video, post-production instructor, Tony Sweet, explains, “This is the classic, high dynamic range situation.” The tower window glows with bright, diffused light, while the cell block falls to deep shadows. You will learn Photomatix software and how Tony goes about…Watch Now >>
You’ve seen the beautiful landscape photographs that capture bright sunlight and dark shadows. You’ve heard about the method, HDR: High Dynamic Range Photography. You want to learn more. In this HDR tutorial series, your instructor, author and educator, Tony Sweet, guides you through the entire process, from capturing the on-sight images to HDR processing at…Watch Now >>
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 >>
Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, has captured the HDR images in the old prison room under difficult lighting conditions. “It’s my favorite room in the prison,” Tony explains, “because of the various light sources and colors.” The next step is processing the mixed light. You will learn tone mapping in the Photomatix software. Tony starts…Watch Now >>