• 1:15

    It’s hard to believe, but you can create HDR images right inside your iPhone. In this video, pro shooter Tony Sweet shows you how with the iPhone HDR App. Shooting the interior of a flower conservatory, he exposes one image for the highlights and another image for the shadows of the exact same scene, all…

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  • 5:02

    There is a composition technique called “shooting through.” In this video, professional photographer Tony Sweet gives you a demonstration while shooting close ups of a flower garden. He uses a 300mm lens to create what he calls a foreground softball of color. In the composition, he positions a group of flowers in the foreground. Then,…

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  • 4:34

    There are many ways to photograph a flower patch. In this video, pro shooter Tony Sweet shows you a unique method, what he calls the Zoom Swirl. Using a telephoto zoom lens with a tripod collar, he demonstrates the Zoom Swirl technique. For this abstract spiral image, he shoots ten multiple exposures, each at a…

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  • 1:15

    Do you like long shutter speeds in flower photography? In this video, pro shooter Tony Sweet shows you an interesting variation on this technique with the iPhone Swipe, a Slow Shutter App found on many cell phones. As an example, Tony shows you how to capture an abstract image of a multi-colored flower garden. You…

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  • 4:41

    Water lilies make wonderful flower subjects. In this video, professional photographer Tony Sweet demonstrates two different methods of capturing a purple and yellow water lily. With a 300mm fixed lens on a tripod, he shoots a close up portrait at f-16. As a second method, he sets up for an asymmetrical multiple exposure, using a…

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  • 2:38

    In photographing flowers on location, sometimes the backgrounds are too busy. But a printed background can work wonders. In this video, pro shooter Tony Sweet shows you why. He sets up to photograph orchids, using a colorful, out of focus abstract print as a background. Using a 200mm lens with an extension tube, he exposes…

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  • 1:19

    Photographing a beautiful orchid with an iPhone? In this video, professional photographer Tony Sweet shows you how to get creative with your iPhone in capturing orchids. He positions his cell phone camera a foot from the flower arrangement, filling the frame with white orchids, and then exposes several frames. Using the Lo-Mob App, he selects…

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  • 8:28

    You can create wonderful flower images in your own home. In this video, pro shooter Tony Sweet shows you the process of tabletop photography, using window light, a few props, and his imagination. He places a sunflower in a vase and positions it in front of a colorful, out of focus, background print. With a…

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  • 3:54

    Shooting with a digital infrared camera has gained interest among serious photographers. In this video, professional photographer Tony Sweet takes you through the digital infrared process of photography. You will learn how to choose the ideal lighting and color elements to accommodate an infrared scene. In bright sunlight, Tony photographs a pond, green lily pads…

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