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7/06/2012

How to Use White Balance for Smoking Shots

After I got hooked to smoke photography, the one question that has been constantly running through my mind these past few months has been ‘What else can I do with smoke?’. Smoke, otherwise an unwanted by-product of combustion, is actually a great subject for photography. For smoke photography, you definitely first need a picture of the smoke. Depending on the shape and form of...

6/06/2012

Outstanding Zoom for Still

It's much more fruitful to spend time on one or two locations than to race around. A great shot of one place beats several mediocre ones of many. Such an approach allows you to be creative. Once you have recorded the image you were thinking about, try something different. Climb a tree, wade out to the middle of a stream, use a flower or other object in the foreground, try...

5/06/2012

Have Fun with All Types of Photos

Take advantage of the depth of field factor when focusing on a landscape scene. Focus 2/3 of the way to the horizon, and let this hyperfocal distance expand the range of sharpness from near to far. Take the easy route to night photography by setting your camera to aperture-priority mode so all you have to do is to choose your f/stop, and the shutter speed will be selected ...

4/06/2012

How to Landscape for Silhouettes

To describe how we would best set up a shot of a silhouetted woman standing alone on a beach at sunset will be interesting. Sunlight will be our only source of light, and it will be coming from behind the subject. We will not be utilizing any reflectors or fill flash. With silhouettes, tou may need a long exposure time. Therefore it is good practice have a tripod on hand to keep ...

3/06/2012

The Post Processing Angle

Post-processing your digital photos is a controversial topic for some. The idea that you change and manipulate a photo after it’s been taken is seen by some as changing reality; creating something that’s ‘fake’. I disagree strongly with that idea for many reasons, but the reason I’m going to talk about here is that post-processing made me a better photographer. Not just...

1/06/2012

Creative Lighting for Sports

Sports stir the soul – for millions of fans, watching their favorite teams fight for victory, even if they end up in defeat, inspires them in their day-to-day lives. Your photos can have a similar impact. These are the two most important things to keep in mind in sports photography, and they cannot be separated. You have to be in the right place at the right time in order to get...

30/05/2012

Adjusting for Black & White Photos

Most of these popular arguments has similar answers. Fact is that the digital image sensor is not perfect yet. To me that makes digital photography more interesting, it creates great opportunities like HDR techniques or taking panorama pictures. Digital photography has many different disciplines, it starts with taking the images, in most cases people use a PC to upload and...

28/05/2012

How to Use White Balance Properly

Another method to edit or adjust the WB is to make use of the histogram. For best results, when adjusting WB with the histogram is to adjust each color channel separately. The final method is to train your eyes. As one gain experience editing images, one also learn how to correctly or best use the WB pointer. Remember one can use the WB pointer in Trail & Error mode. The reason ...

27/05/2012

How to Place Adjustments for Portraits

In one instance I can accept when photographers adjust the image in the camera. That is when photographers specialize in the art of photography and perfecting the image in the camera. Mid and pro range SLR cameras are very flexible today and its possible to tune these cameras to nearly fit the photographers needs perfectly. The adjustment as described is typically not to correct...

25/05/2012

Ease of White Balance

There has been a tremendous amount of research on how color affects human beings and some of this research suggests that men and women may respond to colors differently. Since color affects us emotionally, with different colors evoking different emotions, then color has the capacity to affect the human nervous system and should not be an element that is easily overlooked by any ...