When shooting in and around water on a wilderness photography expedition, it’s important to be on alert for the smaller details that will enhance your shot—but be careful that you don’t miss the obvious while looking for the secrets to emerge! In this session, photographer Layne Kennedy demonstrates how to capture a variety of perspectives when shooting water scenes. He begins by photographing canoers from atop a rocky hill before capturing images from the water beneath, illustrating how to achieve radically different pictures with a bit of simple repositioning. He also demonstrates how lens type, exposure, depth of field, and time of day can have dramatic effects on the lighting and composition of your photos.
How do you go about capturing the root cell in HDR? The challenge for professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, is the average tonality of the light throughout the room. He explains, “This is not a true HDR image, so I’ll take a single shot and double process it in post.” When he consults the…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 >>
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 >>
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 >>