For professional outdoor photographer David Johnston, creating a photograph that has a clear idea of the subject was a challenge when he was starting in outdoor photography. However, his mentors told him that it was the one way to create a good photo. There are many ways you can seclude your subjects in the outdoor scene. In this video, David will show how to use subject seclusion for clean photography by using wide apertures with a wildflower he found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. After watching this video you’ll have a better understanding of what to do to get clean photography the next time you’re faced with a cluttered composition.
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 >>
The problem in photographing the hall of mirrors was the wide dynamic range of light. In this editing video, post production instructor, Tony Sweet, shows you how to solve that problem in HDR processing. After combining the seven source images, Tony works his HDR image through tone mapping in the Photomatix default setting. He experiments…Watch Now >>
How do you capture a scene bathed in mostly dark, natural light? In this Capturing Window Light video, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you to a shadowy prison cell and uses a long set of exposures for his HDR photograph. The average, aperture priority setting calls for 15 seconds at 400 ISO. Tony…Watch Now >>