Friday, September 27, 2013

Techniques to Photograph Fire and Pyrotechnics During Daytime Hours – PictureCorrect

Techniques to Photograph Fire and Pyrotechnics During Daytime Hours – PictureCorrect: "If you’ve ever thought the difference between digital and film photography was simply a matter of media, think again. There’s just no comparing the level of detail hidden in the average RAW file with what you’re bound to get out of an old-school photo negative. So when an abandoned Belgian abbey and a team of Brazilian martial-artists fell in photographer Von Wong‘s lap for a daytime shoot, the sunny skies didn’t dissuade him from getting collaborator and fire-eater Andrey DAS to join:"

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Understanding Exposure Value in Photography – PictureCorrect

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography – PictureCorrect: "Before explaining Exposure Value (EV for short), it helps to know what Light Value (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a person, a landscape, or even a ninja), there are (generally speaking) two main levels of light you need to deal with. The first is the average amount of light in the area (we call this luminance or brightness), and the second is the amount of light bouncing off of the subject (also known as Light Value, or LV for short)."

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Gigapixel | "Digital photography is an amazing medium. The rate in which quality and performance are increasing is staggering, and the possibilities are endless. It's as if the digital age has opened up an entirely new world of thinking; I'm constantly amazed at the new things I see and how modern-day photographers push the envelope to create mind-blowing work that borders on the bleeding edge.

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