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Fotografie Peter Schroyens. 13 Creative Exercises for Photographers [video] Introduction - Long Exposure Photography in Depth. Have you ever looked at a powerful landscape image and asked yourself why you are drawn in?

Introduction - Long Exposure Photography in Depth

It might very well be thanks to long exposure. The use of long exposure techniques allows the photographer to keep the focus on the subject by effectively blurring elements of a composition which may divert the eye from the main subject. Long exposure is a valuable tool for a photographer, and has many applications. In this guide, with the help of Phase One Ambassador Paul Reiffer, we take a closer look at essential equipment used in long exposure photography and understanding basic camera settings, and we apply this knowledge using concrete examples that Paul will walk you through, including valuable pro tips, so will be able to go out and try the effect for yourself.

What Is Motion Blur in Photography and How to Capture It. Have you ever wondered how you can add a sense of motion to a still photo?

What Is Motion Blur in Photography and How to Capture It

Motion blur is your answer. You can create a sense of movement and bring your images to life using motion blur. Join us as we uncover what it is, how to capture it, and when to use it. What is Motion Blur in Photography? Motion blur is the streaking effect recorded when your subject, or your camera, moves during an exposure. Camera shake, on the other hand, is the unintentional blurring of an image when a photographer accidentally moves the camera while taking a photograph.

Introductie Sterrensporen Fotograferen. How to Create a Minimal Desktop Background Using Photoshop. Ever seen those flowy, innocuous desktop backgrounds that to show up on default computer screens?

How to Create a Minimal Desktop Background Using Photoshop

That’s the exact image I thought of when I messing around with Photoshop for this tutorial. Though they aren’t exact, these simple gradients and shapes come together to spur on a little nostalgia. This project is pretty straightforward – but it introduced me to a couple techniques I had never come across before. Photoshop has opened up worlds of image-making technology. But when you boil it all down, the culmination of a photographer’s work is in shades of light dispersed within shapes. I had a good time putting together this tutorial – I even tried out a few on my own desktop. Five Techniques for Creating Impressionist or Abstract Photography. Whether you are new to photography, or have been photographing for a while, I’m sure you’ve gone through times when the ideas weren’t flowing, and inspiration was nowhere to be found.

Five Techniques for Creating Impressionist or Abstract Photography

This happens to all of us. So how do you find ways to stay inspired and get the creative juices flowing again? Try abstract or impressionist photography. Finding inspiration isn’t about stepping outside of your box, it’s about stretching your limits, and abstract photography is the best way to learn to see things in a completely new and different way. Abstract and impressionist photography leave things to the imagination and help you concentrate on texture, form, and colour. How to Shoot Stunning Photos at Sunrise and Sunset. In another video from Practical Photography, get some really good tips on how to shoot at sunrise and sunset to get the most epic images.

How to Shoot Stunning Photos at Sunrise and Sunset

Follow along as two photographers go head to head in a little friendly competition to get the best sunset and sunrise photos. Get some practical tips that you can use in your photography at these magic hours as well. Need more sunrise and sunset tips? Try these dPS articles: 10 Things Nobody Tells Photography Newbies. Every time you read an article or a book, a blog post, or a tutorial, there is always something new to learn about photography.

10 Things Nobody Tells Photography Newbies

Technology is always moving forward, software being improved, new features and functionality released. Someone has a new technique or tip to share. So many things to learn, yet it is one of the joys of photography as well. Your boundaries are in many ways limitless, it is an artform you can take and develop and make it your own. Still there were many things on my journey that had to be learned the hard way, as is often the case. Untitled. You must have seen those photos where the car or the motorcycle appears sharp and in focus whereas the background appears to be in motion with a blur effect.


5 Tips for Setting the Focus in Your Landscape Photography. In many types of photography the question of where you should set your focus is pretty simple.

5 Tips for Setting the Focus in Your Landscape Photography

For example, in portrait photography, there is one simple rule: focus on the eyes. When the eyes aren’t on the same plane of focus, focus on the near eye. End of story. It is pretty simple with other types of photography as well. How to Create a Beautiful Bokeh Background. Have you ever thought that a sheet of aluminium foil can be used as a backdrop in order to create stunning bokeh effect?

How to Create a Beautiful Bokeh Background

Before we start talking about El Bokeh Wall and how it can be achieved, let us first get to know what exactly the term bokeh means. Assuming that you may not be aware, bokeh is a term which comes from a Japanese word “boke”, which means blur. You can capture a photo with the blur effect, which makes the background out of focus by shooting at smaller aperture values (larger openings) such as f/1.8 or f/1.4. Bokeh background or El Bokeh Wall. How to Make a Low Key Portrait Step by Step. What does low key mean?

How to Make a Low Key Portrait Step by Step

In a world where the crisp, clean, high key shot dominates, it’s great to see a return to the low key portrait. In comparison to the high key image, where most of the tones are above (lighter than) 50% grey, the low key portrait has tones that are mostly under (darker than) 50%. You’re replacing the light, airy feel with a more moody, dramatic look.

Looking at your histogram, most of the information is bunched on the left-hand side. An Exercise For You to Practice Depth of Field Without Going Outside. Many photographers, especially when starting out, have a difficult time understanding depth of field. I also hear quite often that photographers are waiting for nice weather to get out and shoot. So, here’s a fun exercise you can do at home, in any weather, that will help you understand the finer aspects of depth of field. Depth of field is determined by which aperture you choose, what focal length you’re using, and the distance between the camera and the subject. In this example, we’ll explore depth of field using a 100mm lens. How to Clean Your Camera Sensor in 3 Easy Steps.

There is really nothing more frustrating for photographers than a camera sensor that is full of dust and specks. Dust on the sensor happens, it’s just a fact of digital photographic life. If you’re an outdoor photographer with a zoom lens, or one who changes lenses in the field, dust and particles will find a way onto your sensor on an almost regular basis.

But even studio photographers experience the distress of a dirty sensor. Negative Space Photography Tips: Stay Focused with Doug McKinlay. 7 Tips for Black and White Portrait Photography. Why would you choose to create black and white photographs in the era of digital cameras that are capable of accurately capturing millions upon millions of colors? Black and white photography seems to be a constant in the history of the medium, with color technology only propagating itself into wide use around halfway between Nicéphore Niépce’s first heliograph and today. There’s a lot of debate on both sides of the argument, but for me and many others it’s a simple matter of aesthetics. A good black and white treatment has a way of stripping unneeded information from an image, helping you to emphasize specific elements to your viewer without the distractions color can provide.

Portrait photography is a genre where black and white images can really shine. Like any technique, there are considerations that you should regard that can help to make sure your images have the most impact. 1 – Start with black and white in mind 2 – The eyes are more important than ever 4 – Lighting considerations. How to Take Care of Your Camera in Cold Weather. Where I live, it gets cold. Not your “Brrr, I need to put on a sweater” kind of cold, but genuine, bone-chilling, spit-freezes-before-it hits-the-ground, kind of cold. Here in Fairbanks, Alaska, winter temperatures regularly drop far into the negatives, and yearly we suffer through snaps that send the mercury plummeting to -40F (-40C). You’d think that in such conditions I wouldn’t want to step outside, let alone take photos, but you’d be wrong.

Winter light, what few hours there is of it, is absolutely beautiful. Water Splash Photography Made Easy. How exciting is it to freeze things in action? High-speed photography and water make the perfect recipe to get stunning images – and creating them is incredibly fun and easy too! Here are some tips for doing your own water splash photography. What will you need to do splash photography? You will definitely need an assistant. He/she will make your life much easier. 7 Simple Single Light Portrait Setups [Illustrated] - Digital Photography School. How to photograph The Milky Way - beginner's guide. When I first started my 365 project I didn’t know how to take milky way photos at all, but it was something I wanted to learn. Now that I am halfway through my second year on tookapic, I think I have improved a lot (especially if I look back at my first attempts in which I didn’t have the settings on my camera right, and they were not worth sharing at all!).

I have been asked by a few people to go through what I do when I photograph and post process these types of photos, so I hope the following will be helpful. How to Prepare Your Images for Print and Display. If you’re into photography at some point you’ve probably had the desire to print and display your work. Capturing the milky way in Vivid Sydney? - Fujifilm GFX. Having Fun With Symmetry Through The Lens Blog - Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos using symmetry as the main aspect in the composition in the Composing With Symmetry Photo Contest with chances to win a 'Pick Your Prize' option and more! Unique Flower Photography Using Multiple Exposures. Most of the new cameras from both Nikon and Canon now have the capability to create multiple exposures.

The technique is rather simple to set up, but the results can be both unlimited and unpredictable. 8 Reasons to Love Long Exposure Photography. 4 Refraction Ideas to Use Your Creativity. 3 Tips for Creating Double Exposures In-Camera Using Flash. Macro Photography Tips - Video Tutorials. 1X LEARNING - Autumn Walk by Jeroen Oosterhof. Are there websites for photographers other than 1x or 500px? - Quora. Is it Time to go Full Frame? Pros and Cons. Photo Challenges. 52 week photography challenge for 2017. The original Dogwood Photography 52 Week Challenge was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration of those who have completed the first challenge, a new challenge is now here! Beginners Tips for Night Sky and Star Photography. 12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram. Deciphering Photo Jargon - Learn to Speak "Photographer"

RAW vs JPEG. 12 Tips for Photographing Stunning Sunsets. 11 Great Examples of Converging or Leading Lines in Photography - Digital Photography School. How to Capture a Photo of a Bubble Bursting. Digital-photography-school. Special Effect - How to Create Multiple Flash Exposures in a Single Frame. Behind the Scenes of Marvellous Macro Insect Imagery. Top 5 Nik Collection Filters to Improve Your Landscape Photos. 10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts.

How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds. Getting Landscapes Sharp: Hyperfocal Distances and Aperture Selection. Getting Started with Off-Camera Flash. Beginners Guide to Using TTL Off-Camera Flash. How To Prep Your Photos For Printing: Fuji XT2 20x30 Print. 3 Principles of Light Behaviour Every Photographer Needs to Know. Fuji Guys - Night Sky Techniques with FUJIFILM X Series Cameras. 12 Creative Photography Project Ideas to Get you Motivated. 10 Things Nobody Tells Photography Newbies. Is it Time to go Full Frame? Pros and Cons. 4 Tips for Effective Lighting Using Only One Speedlight. How to Get Started with Off-Camera Flash Photography - Start With One! Have a little patience – a guide to successful long exposure images – The Fujifilm Blog. How to Prepare Your Images for Print and Display. Another 15 Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers.

Bounce Flash Secrets – Bouncing Your Way to Better Photography. 6 Tips for Photographing Dogs in Action. 9 Tips to Help you get Sharp Focus at Night. Guide to Creating Unique Conceptual Photography. How to Create Gorgeous Flower Images using a Flashlight and a Reflector. 5 Creative Macro Photography Tricks. How to take a Photograph out of a Plane Window. Digital-photography-school. How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images. An Introduction to Smoke Photography. Drill a hole in a frying pan to use your camera in a whole new way. These tips are brilliant. It's Your Image Do What you Like to it. How to Take Long Exposure Shots in Daylight. The Pop-Up Photo Light Studio Upgraded by SHOTBOX. Understanding Flash Metering modes. 26 Unique Special Effects Photos to Spark Your Creativity. The HDR Look in ON1 Effects 10 - f64 Academy. 5 Situations When Manual Focus is Better than Auto Focus.

How to Take Long Exposure Shots in Daylight. Inside a Camera at 10,000fps - The Slow Mo Guys. Cheat Sheet: How Hyperfocal Focusing Works. How to Take Creative Landscape Shots using Intentional Camera Movement. How to Transfer a Photo to Wood - Video Tutorial. How to Take Long Exposure Shots in Daylight. 10 Things Nobody Tells Photography Newbies.

Tips for Photographing in Different Weather Conditions. 7 Situations When Manual focus is better than Auto. How to Make Photos Look More Professional. How to Create Bokeh In-camera and Using Photoshop. Using Rain Puddles to Create Unique Photos. How to Create a Spectacular Background Using an El Bokeh Wall. How to Create a Spectacular Background Using an El Bokeh Wall. Bevestig een draagriem goed aan je camera. Understanding all the Different Image File Formats. 4 Tips for Effective Lighting Using Only One Speedlight. Sterrensporen fotograferen. 5 Lightroom Develop Module Secrets Revealed. Tips for Removing Digital Noise in Lightroom. sRGB vs. Adobe RGB.