Once you have your landscape photography tripod selected, you need to know which tripod head is ideal for the circumstances you’ll be shooting in. In this video you’ll learn about ideal tripod heads for landscape photography, taking a close look at several types of tripod heads. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each type, including aspects like flexibility, precision, and cost. You’ll also learn when and why to use each tripod head type. You may decide you just need one type of head, or a couple could be best to provide you with more options.
Photographing a hall of mirrors? Now there is a challenge! In this video, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you into the old prison for a complex lesson in High Dynamic Range photography. “The lighting is difficult because of the skylights and mirrors,” Tony explains. Shooting with a 14mm lens at f22, he makes…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 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 >>