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The Art of Photography Course. Digital Photography Tips and Tutorials. 9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot. 9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot While drawing or even writing about architecture can be a great way to be expressive in the field, today architectural photography is by far the most direct and widely-used methods for communicating the true form of the built environment.

9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot

Capturing the perfect architectural photograph, however, can be far more difficult than one might anticipate. In light of this, we have compiled a list of ten architectural photography tutorials to help you get the right shot every time. Read on to see how to take architectural photos at twilight, for Instagram, using long exposure, and more. 20 Composition Techniques That Will Make Your Photos Look Better. There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs After all, who likes rules except for your old school principal or heads of H.R. departments?

20 Composition Techniques That Will Make Your Photos Look Better

There are however, several guidelines you can use to help improve the composition of your photos. In this tutorial, I’ve listed 20 of these guidelines along with examples of each. I’ve started with the most basic ones and finished with some of the more advanced composition techniques. Show Full Text. 5%20Landscape%20Secrets. White balance explained: how cameras correct the color of different types of light. The White Balance setting you choose will change the colour balance in your pictures, making it warmer or cooler depending on how the sort of light you're shooting in affects things.

White balance explained: how cameras correct the color of different types of light

Using Auto White Balance is the simple option, but your camera's White Balance presets give you more control over colour. In this tutorial we'll explain exactly how these work and how to fine-tune your white balance settings to ensure the most accurate colours possible. The colour of the light will affect the colours in your photographs. You probably won't notice this with the naked eye because our minds adapt very quickly to perceive the colour of the light as neutral, even when it's not.

The camera is less forgiving, and records colours exactly as they are. Digital cameras have 'White Balance' controls to correct these colour shifts. Kickstart Your iPhone Photography With A Photo 365 Project. Are you feeling creatively stuck with your iPhone photography?

Kickstart Your iPhone Photography With A Photo 365 Project

Are you lacking inspiration and motivation to take new and interesting photos? It happens to us all at some point, but with a little help you can climb out of the rut and push your creativity to exciting new levels. In this tutorial you’ll discover how to use the Learn Photo365 app to generate new photography ideas that will reignite your creative spark and keep it alive for the rest of the year. The Exposure Triangle: aperture, shutter speed and ISO explained. The Exposure Triangle sounds like the name of a complex spy novel, but in reality this is the term used for the three fundamental elements of exposure: aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

The Exposure Triangle: aperture, shutter speed and ISO explained

Our latest photography cheat sheet illustrates the Exposure Triangle and how it affects your camera settings. [caption id="attachment_589145" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Click on the infographic to see the larger version[/caption] The Exposure Triangle Explained Creating a harmonious exposure using the aperture, shutter speed and ISO is a juggling act. Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet) The key to choosing the best camera settings for sunsets is to make sure you capture the sunset's colours as they are, not how the camera 'thinks' they should be.

Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet)

You might also need to adjust the exposure settings to suit the conditions, too, because in extreme lighting situations the camera might not interpret the scene in the way you expect. In our photography cheat sheet below we've provided some of the best camera settings for sunsets. 8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today. “Practice makes perfect,” they say.

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too. But guess what? It’s true. How to Shoot a Star Trails Selfie. There are times when planning and patience can result in a killer shot.

How to Shoot a Star Trails Selfie

This nighttime star trails selfie (above) that I captured in the Canadian Rockies was one of those times. I’d planned to shoot star trails over Mount Rundle and the town of Banff, Alberta while hopefully capturing reflections in Vermillion Lake, surrounded by melting ice. My initial vision was for a completely cloudless sky, but the small yet persistent low clouds ended up adding an ethereal quality to the shot I hadn’t expected.

When I looked back at my first 30 second exposure, I knew right away that this shot had some potential. All I had to do was set things up properly and then play the waiting game. 21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know. Some are very basic while others go a little deeper – but all have been selected from our archives specifically for beginners and new camera owners.

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

Enjoy. Introductions to Useful Modes and Settings on Your Digital Camera 1. Digital Camera Modes Explained – I spoke with a family friend recently who had just bought a new point and shoot camera. The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers. Natural light is what landscape photography is made of.

The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers

Other forms of photography rely heavily on flash, but most landscapes rely entirely on the sun’s rays as their light source. That natural light from the sun is changing every second of the day. A picture taken at 9:00 a.m. will look fundamentally different than picture taken at 7:00 a.m., even if it is a picture of the exact same subject, from the exact same angle, using the exact same camera settings and focal length. Therefore, understanding these changes that occur throughout the day is critical to improving your landscape photography. Don't Be Afraid of Manual Focus. If you’re a beginner in the wonderful world of photography, if you’ve never used an older film camera, or a combination of both, you might be unfamiliar with the workings of manual focus. Even if you are, you may not have thought about how you would use it in real-world situations. Fortunately as DSLR owners, we have the best of both worlds between manual and automatic focusing; we have a choice as to how we decide the subject of our photo, and other points that aren’t as important.

Photography Tips for Beginners. Tips for Getting Proper Exposure for Night Photography. Exposure settings for this shot: Shutter speed of 4 seconds; aperture at f/5.6; ISO 400. Beginners Tips for Night Sky and Star Photography. Star Photography My favorite type of personal photography is taking night shots of the stars (long exposure pictures). A Guide to Architectural Photography. Architecture surrounds us every day, and is a very popular photography subject. Follow this guide to help you take some stunning architectural shots. Architecture is a broad subject, encompassing everything from skyscrapers to shacks. 9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot. Luminosity Masks for Black and White. Being mostly a Nature photographer producing color images, I occasionally get questions about the applicability of luminosity masks to other genres such as portraits, wildlife, autos, and black and white.

I always respond that luminosity masks work equally well on any continuous-tone image regardless of the subject. Luminosity masks select specific tonal ranges in the image, and since all photographs are composed of tones, they all can use luminosity masks to adjust these tones. It’s just a matter of finding a way to select the desired tones and then making the necessary adjustment. Along this line, I thought I’d provide examples of a few adjustments from a recently developed black and white image.

The before image (straight RAW conversion with no adjustments) is shown below. I did a basic conversion to black and white in Adobe Camera Raw and then brought the image into Photoshop where I did the rest of the processing with luminosity masks. Photography cheat sheet - Digital Camera World. Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet) The key to choosing the best camera settings for sunsets is to make sure you capture the sunset’s colours as they are, not how the camera ‘thinks’ they should be.

You might also need to adjust the exposure settings to suit the conditions, too, because in extreme lighting situations the camera might not interpret the scene in the way you expect. In our photography cheat sheet below we’ve provided some of the best camera settings for sunsets. 44 essential digital camera tips and tricks.

Photography cheat sheet - Digital Camera World. GIMP 101 Tutorial for Beginners: Learning the Basics 2013. 8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See. Long Exposure Tutorial: Learn to Capture Silky Smooth Motion Shots. Photography for Beginners. 8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See. Free Photography Tutorials. The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials. El sorprendente timelapse a 360º con seis cámaras GoPro, de Jonas Ginter. A Jonas Ginter, fotógrafo aficionado alemán le apasionaban los mini planetas en 360º. Y, además, los timelapse. Así que durante dos años ha estado dando vueltas en su cabeza a cómo podía combianar una cosa con otra. Finalmente, lo ha conseguido. Y el resultado es, como poco, sorprendente. El principio de los "mini planetas" es bastante simple.

Pero tenemos una sola imagen fija. Cuenta Jonas, que tras experimentar con gomas, cables, madera y poliestireno tuvo que construirse, finalmente, un soporte a medida con una impresora 3D, gracias a dos compañeros suyos ( Andrees y Michaels) que le prestaron soporte en este aspecto. A Great Graphic for Understanding How ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Work.

10 Maneras de Conseguir Fotos Creativas Jugando con la Apertura de tu Cámara. La apertura, aún sin saberlo, es una de las cosas que más nos llaman la atención cuando empezamos en el mundo de la fotografía. Si venimos del Smartphone o de las antiguas y sencillas compactas, o si siempre trabajamos en automático, no somos conscientes de cómo están hechas esas imágenes que tanto despiertan nuestro interés. Learn the Basics of Photoshop: The Complete Guide. Cómo hacer un Time-Lapse: antes de empezar. Limpek Viendo que muchos de vosotros nos habéis pedido que os enseñemos a hacer Time-Lapses, hemos decidido lanzar un especial en el que primeramente os daremos las pautas previas para hacer las fotografías, y en la segunda parte os enseñaremos a montarlo en el ordenador para conseguir un vídeo.

Para empezar, ¿qué es un Time-Lapse? Pues bien, un Time-Lapse es una secuencia de fotografías tomadas cada cierto tiempo que luego se unen para montar un vídeo dando la sensación de cámara rápida. Ten en cuenta que debes de ser paciente y intentarlo muchas veces para conseguir algo decente. Lo peor es lo aburrido que es el proceso de captación. Consideraciones previas. The 4 Best Types of Natural Light for Your Photography. Cómo Fotografiar un Cielo Lleno de Estrellas. Hoy hablaremos de la fotografía nocturna de cielos y estrellas.

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