Wednesday, April 16, 2014

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images: "The most common question I get asked by my workshop students is ‘how do you get such sharp images?’. It’s actually really simple. Basically, avoid movement of any kind while the shutter is open, focus well and choose the right aperture for your creative vision. Mostly it’s just plain old common sense with a couple of technical elements thrown in, so if you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips."

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A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition

A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition: "Recently I wrote a New Photographer’s Guide to Camera Settings. Once you become comfortable with your camera settings, the next step is to learn the rules of good composition and design for your photography.

So here are the 10 most important tips to take into account when framing your scene. Your guide to composition."

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Guide to Creative White Balance for Landscape Photography

Guide to Creative White Balance for Landscape Photography: "f you’ve been using a digital camera for any length of time, you’ve probably heard about White Balance. You may still be wondering exactly what it is, and how to use it; or you may be using it right now and be wondering how it can possibly be something “creative”."

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5 Reasons for Doing Natural Light Portraits

5 Reasons for Doing Natural Light Portraits: "With all the attention given to the art and craft of shooting portraits using flash, you could be forgiven for thinking that this is the only way to take a portrait. The truth is that while fashionable Speedlites get all the attention, there are photographers working almost entirely in natural light and creating beautiful portraits without a softbox or light stand in sight."

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"New Portrait Pro 12 is the first portrait software to allow you to actually re-light the faces in your photos, for more natural results and unprecedented creative control.

Any face can now benefit from studio style lighting, without the need for expensive studio equipment. Re-lighting also allows you to retouch more naturally. Too much airbrushing can lead to unnatural, plastic looking skin. Portrait Pro 12 lets you get around this problem by adjusting the light on the face to get the most natural and flattering results."

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The Camera Tripod Buying Guide For Beginners

The Camera Tripod Buying Guide For Beginners: "If you don’t have a tripod, you’re only hurting yourself. Tired of camera shake ruining your photos? Want to take time-lapse shots or long exposure photos? How about the ability to be inside your own photos? Tripods allow for all of these, so if you don’t have one, why not?"

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