Photograph the Light not the Land: "Here is a quick quote that caught my attention today when talking to a friend who is a landscape photography enthusiast.
“Photograph the light not the land.”"
Saturday, April 23, 2011
8 On-Camera Flash Tips: How To Get Better Lighting From Your On-Camera Flash: "You can get great lighting for your portraits with on-camera flash. And there’s no need to purchase expensive attachments to modify your light, because everything you need is already there. The thing to understand is that your flash unit is just another light source at your disposal. Fortunately, you can learn to control the light it produces and shape it to your needs. Plus, it has the added benefit of doing some of the thinking for you when you need it to."
Posted by steve at 4:16 PM
The Gary Fong Lightsphere Collapsible: "We’ve all heard advice such as Rick Sammon’s famous phrase: “Take the darn flash off the camera”. True, the worst place for a flash is on the camera but, let’s face it, it is also the most convenient! There are a few basic rules to keep in mind when using flash, among them is the simple fact that the closer and larger the light source, the softer the light will be on your subject"
Posted by steve at 4:15 PM
Creative Sharpening, Part I - Digital Photo Pro | DigitalPhotoPro.com: "The vast majority of photographic images benefit from sharpening. Before you decide how and when to sharpen images, you need to decide why you’re sharpening them. The goal is to enhance detail rendition without producing distracting visual artifacts. You’ll find many conflicting philosophies and their accompanying strategies for sharpening images. The seemingly conflicting advice can be hard to reconcile."
Posted by steve at 4:04 PM