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10 Tips to Get Started with Still Life Photography. There aren’t many photographic practices that date back further than still life photography.

10 Tips to Get Started with Still Life Photography

When photography originated, it was necessary for exposures to be quite long, so photographing static objects was the ideal subject matter. However, as the technology developed, the fascination for capturing still life has remained and is still one of the most viable photographic professions today. At the top end, it is an extremely lucrative business, as magazines, catalogues and websites all require product shots. There are many advantages to working with still life that are often underestimated, so hopefully you’ll be able to see it’s scope for creativity and get started with taking some shots yourself!

Contrary to common perceptions, you don’t need a studio or a fancy location to make a start with still life photography. What you photograph is completely up to you. If, when you’re out and about, something catches your eye, take it home with you (don’t steal it!) Beginners guide to photoshop elements part 2 - Bing Vidéos. A Beginner's Guide to Photoshop Elements - Part 3 - Touring the Quick Fix & Guided Modes. Photography 101.org - Photography Basics. 100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals. Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an incredibly expansive topic that covers a remarkably vast range of subjects from science and art.

100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals

No matter where you lie on the professional spectrum, there is simply always more to learn. We spent countless hours scouring the web for the best content we could find and share with you, and today we'll help you expand your knowledge with 100 photography related tutorials! "There are many composition guidelines which can be applied in almost any situation, to enhance the impact of a scene. Below are ten of the most popular and most widely respected composition rules. " "Graphic illustrations [and explanations] of the difference between RAW and JPEG (also called JPG). A basic discussion of white balance and how to respond to different lighting situations. "Use a simple device to get perfect color in all of your shots"

Digital Art photography for dummies_ Digital Photography. 9 creative photo ideas to try in December. 03 Shoot a studio portrait To light this striking portrait shot, photographer Dave Kai-Piper used only a Nikon SB900 Speedlight flashgun modified with an Orbis Ringflash adapter.

9 creative photo ideas to try in December

The ringflash was attached onto the flash to help produce an even, soft light and pick up detail. “Randomly, this image was taken in a kitchen in Munich,” Dave reveals. “The shoot came about during a discussion about how simply you can take a fashion portrait.” Dave tethered his camera so that the images appeared instantly in Photoshop Lightroom on his computer. “However, I also decided to further enhance the gentle vignette in Photoshop in order to improve the overall effect.” Get started today… * Pose your model at a profile angle and light the face using natural or flash light. * Shoot in Manual mode and set the shutter speed to 1/200 sec.

The 20 Best Websites for Learning Digital Photography. I’m beginning to warm up to cheesy stock photos… have you noticed that I’ve used some super cheesy ones the last few days?

The 20 Best Websites for Learning Digital Photography

I’ve spent several days searching all over the Internet to find the very best 21 up-and-coming photography websites. Each of the sites on this list are well deserving of a good read. While I have been following most of them for some time, a few of them were new to me. When you visit these sites, I would appreciate if you leave a comment letting the website owners know you found them through Improve Photography. Here, I will use “up-and-coming” to mean websites that are not yet household names (such as Digital Photography School, Strobist, or Scott Kelby’s Blog) even if the sites are already somewhat popular.

CurrentPhotographer.com – This site has a tremendous amount of quality content. EPhotoZine.com – This site has great information, especially for beginning and intermediate photographers. Burrard-Lucas.com/blog – I have read this site for quite some time. Digital single-lens reflex camera. The photographer can see the motive before taking an image by the mirror.

Digital single-lens reflex camera

When taking an image the mirror will swing up and light will go to the sensor instead. A digital single-lens reflex camera (also called a digital SLR or DSLR) is a digital camera combining the optics and the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor, as opposed to photographic film. The reflex design scheme is the primary difference between a DSLR and other digital cameras. In the reflex design, light travels through the lens, then to a mirror that alternates to send the image to either the viewfinder or the image sensor. The alternative would be to have a viewfinder with its own lens, hence the term "single lens" for this design. The design of DSLR cameras[edit] Like SLRs DSLRs typically use interchangeable lenses (1) with a proprietary lens mount.

Phase-detection autofocus[edit] DSLRs typically use a phase-detection autofocus system. Features commonly seen in DSLR designs[edit] Photography Tutorials from lynda.com. The Bastards Book of Photography by Dan Nguyen. Search results. 100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals.