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In Camera Artistry: Using Any Light Source. Random Processes: Non-Industrial Light & Magic. I splurged a little this week. Since about the beginning of the year, I've been running into a wall when it comes to getting more creative with the photographs I take. Sparrek. E.J. Bellocq. Diane Arbus. Nan Goldin. Nan Goldin (1953) is an American fine-art and documentary photographer.She is represented by the Matthew Marks Gallery in New York.Boston.Goldin was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in an upper-middle-class Jewish family in theAfter attending the nearby Lexington High School, she enrolled at the Satya Community School in Boston, where a teacher introduced her to the camera in 1968; Goldin was then fifteen years old.

Nan Goldin

Her first solo show, held in Boston in 1973, was based on her photographic journeys among the city's gay and transsexual communities, to which she had been introduced by her friend David Armstrong.Goldin graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts Univercity in 1977/1978, where she had worked mostly with Cibachrome prints.Following graduation, Goldin moved to New York City.She began documenting the post-punk.She began documenting the post-Stonewall gay subculture of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Yes, photography saved my life. Yes. Tracy Emin. Photo: 1940 - 1999. La photographie humaniste.

99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography. Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is.

99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera. There are many ways to attack photography and some are much more expensive than others. Here in this showcase, we presenting a Stunning collection of Forced Perspective Photography and Pictures taken by various artists in which all pictures are linked to the author’s pages. You may want to explore further works of the photographers we’ve featured below. Direction of Light: Your Key to Better Portrait Photography. Steven Billups, Photographer. Photographer. 779 - Photographers.

Macro photography. Lotta van Droom. Remote Focus stacking. Focus stacking is a technique for increasing the depth of field by taking a series of photographs with different focus settings and then combining them together using the areas in focus from each image.

Remote Focus stacking

This technique is useful for macro and close-up photography, landscapes, product photography and any other image where the depth of field is critical and the subject isn't moving. The live view display in DSLR Remote Pro makes it very simple to automate the process of taking a sequence of images with different focus settings by running a script.

There is no need to touch the camera and the mirror stays locked up during the sequence which minimizes the chances of camera shake or movement. Once the pictures have been taken they can be combined using free software such as CombineZM or commercial software like Helicon Focus (the example images on this page were combined using CombineZM). Example 1 Model car Combined image from 38 shots taken with Canon EOS 40D, 50mm f/1.8 lens @ f/5.6. Martin Parr. Books by MP / Artist Books by MP / Papers and Zines by MP / Books edited by MP Bad Weather, 1982 Calderdale Photographs, 1984 A Fair Day, 1984 Prescot Now and Then, 1984.

Martin Parr

Home Page - Hellen van Meene. Izis. Image upload and processing applet. Crop, resize, rotate, adjust brightness and contrast. Comprehensive Guide. When we photograph something very small we call it a macro photography.

Comprehensive Guide

I would imagine we should call it Micro photography, but I don’t have control over the jargon. Shooting small things poses great challenges and comes with high rewards. In this tutorial I to get all the info that you’d need to take macro shots. starting from equipment through subjects and tip and wrap up of some of my favorite macro photographers on Flickr if you need some extra inspiration. When we talk about macro photography we tend to think about small things that we shoot from a close distance. Histogram: photography cheat sheets for achieving perfect exposure.

Before the histogram, photography enthusiasts had to go through a lot more effort to get good exposures.

Histogram: photography cheat sheets for achieving perfect exposure

But while the histogram is one of the most useful tools on your camera, it’s also one of the least understood. Understanding the histogram in photography and how it tracks your exposure is one of the key steps in learning how to become a better photographer. In this quick guide – and with a few handy cheat sheets – we’ll show you exactly how to interpret your camera’s histogram. Judging whether you have taken a decent shot and a decent exposure is simple with a DSLR. As soon as you fire the shutter, a preview of your picture flashes up on the LCD. You can instantly see if the shot is too bright, or too dark – so it seems unnecessary to have a second, more scientific, way of judging the suitability of your exposure settings… So why bother looking at the histogram? Reviewing images with your camera’s histogram. (Photography Studio) Business StartUp.