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Photography Tutorial: A Quick Guide to Understanding Your DSLR Camera. Hi guys!

Photography Tutorial: A Quick Guide to Understanding Your DSLR Camera

With Labor Day weekend coming up, I know a lot of us are going to be out there taking pictures! :) Since we have a long weekend to practice, I wanted to share with you this basic intro to SLR photography. If you have an SLR camera and are nervous to take it out of auto mode, this is the tutorial for you. You may have heard words like aperture, exposure, and shutter speed and wondered just how on earth they come together to give you a better photo. I’ll give you a brief introduction on what they do and how they affect your photos turning out too bright, too dark, too blurry or JUST RIGHT. :) This guide will show you how to get the most out of your SLR camera and give you confidence to take it out of auto mode in no time! Left: Canon T2i. To start, let’s put your camera in Aperture Priority mode or Shutter Priority mode. 1. Let’s talk a little bit about Aperture. A low aperture will also give you a shallow depth of field.

Canon 50mm f/1.8 f/1.8 1/200 sec ISO 800 Now you try! 2. 3. Photography inspiration & articles. Conceptual photography inspiration from Brian Oldham. Mysterious Italy by Giuseppe Desideri. Have you ever thought of creating your own responsive website?

Mysterious Italy by Giuseppe Desideri

It could be your own personal webpage or your blog or even a site for your business? How about to create a website by yourself using one of today’s most advanced website builder? Feel free to use the best website builder with wide opportunities allowing to create beautiful websites of different topics in minutes. Great variety of creative website templates, advanced drag-and-drop editor, mobile/tablet optimized versions, SEO features and all this is free. These 50 Photos Will Blow you Away.

Great news today: we will start a series of showcases that are meant to make the jaws drop! Here’s the first one of the series: none of the 50 photos are photoshopped, to emphasize the natural beauty and the professionalism of the photographers. 50 scenes that cannot be seen in the daily life, 50 jewels of the photographic art! If you want to see more, also checkout: 50 More Photos That Will Blow Your Mind Landslide Hall Clouds on Fire Marpissa Muscosa Talking to a Lady Celebration Underwater Dance. The Game Plunge Diver Denise Family Lemon Shark at Sunset Anemone Schrimp Cloudy Day Siberia. -37°C When the Ocean Turns into Blue Fire Flip of a Humpback Whale Envole Moi Hide and Seek The Wall Impossible Time PoiPoi La Magie d’Ayguebonne Red in October Snowy Owl in Flight Blue Pond, Hokkaido Skyscrapers, Dubai Merced River, Yosemite National Park BASE Jumping, Yosemite Western Breithorn Moonset, California African Buffalo, Uganda Lightning, Arizona Matterhorn Autumn Landscape Bering Sea Sunset Light Painting – Bike Smoke.

48208_0_1208x1005.jpg (1208×1005) Portfolio - Underwater Photography. Unrealistic nature photography. Icevolcano_fulle_big.jpg (1500×1000) Along_the_tracks_1_b.jpg (800×533) 25 Incredibly Detailed Black And White Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries.

Lee Jeffries career began as a sports photographer, capturing the beautiful game of football in Manchester.

25 Incredibly Detailed Black And White Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries

Then a chance meeting with a homeless woman living in the streets of London changed his life forever. He has since dedicated himself to capturing gripping portraits of the disenfranchised. Shooting exclusively in black and white, Lee Jeffries’ 135+ pictures can be viewed in his Flickr Photostream. The majority are closeup portraits with incredible detail. Each photograph exudes so much raw character and depth, you find yourself studying each shot with great intensity. Lee Jeffries lives in Manchester in the United Kingdom. Lee Jeffries recalls that, initially, he had stolen a photo from this young homeless girl huddled in a sleeping bag. The models in his photographs are homeless people that he has met in Europe and in the United States: «Situations arose, and I made an effort to learn to get to know each of the subjects before asking their permission to do their portrait.»

A Trick Of The Light Highlighted In Starry Night. While an onlooker from outer space might be a bit confused to see planet Earth exploding with energy, we’re just smitten about it.

A Trick Of The Light Highlighted In Starry Night

In an effort to expose both familiar and unfamiliar environments, photographer Lee Eunyeol transforms natural landscapes with color and light in the dead of night. In Starry Night, Eunyeol intricately plants hundreds of lights into unlikely places, illuminating the surrounding area and personifying the core of our Earth. You might be surprised to see the incredible transformation of places you thought you knew. If you’re in Korea, check out the photographs in person on view at the Gana Art Space in Seoul. Otherwise, peep the installation below. [via Colossal] @packyouralex. Photography+by+Gregory+Crewdson+00.jpg (721×469) Out_of_the_darkness_h.jpg (1030×687) Animals Illuminated by the Sun. 265202e154f050ca102f5e0898574b85-d4gdepf.jpg (1200×570)

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Baby chameleons photo. Random photo Submit your photo Stumble Thru animal photography Tags: baby animal chameleon baby chameleons by igor siwanowicz 1 047 420 views Rating: +26 a happy family of polar bears baby meerkats cute “mini lion” kitten Adorable Photos of Animals With Their Babies That Will Make You Go ‘Aww’ Place your ad here Loading...

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About OneBigPhoto is your daily dose of high quality photos. 2726 photos uploaded Important stuff Top rated Top galleries Submit photo Privacy policy Wallpaper Contact us Connect with us Search Some rights reserved. ©2013 OneBigPhoto.com. Zenfolio - Professional photo and video hosting for photographers and enthusiasts. International_fireworks_3_b.jpg (800×533) 5212_e382f85f391c77dcc87094e04f779596_2.jpg (541×650) 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. When it comes to inspiration then there is no limitation on resources. You may be interested in the following related articles as well. Feel free to join us and you are always welcome to share your thoughts that our readers may find helpful. Further Resources! Silent World by Michael Kenna.

The rare beauty found within Google street view. Echoes of War. Sergei Larenkov His photographs of the siege of Leningrad and St.

Echoes of War

Petersburg really got lots of name on internet and are famous too. so we present some really nice photographs by sergei, where past and present meet in Moscow, Berlin, Vienna, Prague.. 1. Vienna. 1945/2010. Soviet soldiers in the Imperial Palace Hoffburg. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. National Geographic Photo Contest 2011. National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011

For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Many people pilgrimage to Uluru, but what is seen there often depends on where you've come from. Eruption of the Cordon del Caulle. Beluga whales in the arctic having fun. This is a streetcar in New Orleans traveling back towards The Quarter on St.

This image captures almost 6 hours of climbing parties on Rainier going for the summit under starry skies. Russia, polar region of West Siberia, Tazovsky Peninsula. Incredible Wildlife Photography. Wildlife — By Stephanie on January 11, 2010 at 10:58 am Canada goose protects her young Ever have one of those moments when you think to yourself, “Boy, I wish I had my camera?!”

Incredible Wildlife Photography

Well, you can enjoy the good fortune of the photographers who were not empty handed when they shot these amazing animal pictures. These high-speed images are treasures that tell stories we rarely get to see – let alone capture – in stunning detail. Incredible wildlife photography like this takes a steady hand and sharp eye. Bringing home the bugs.... If you oohed and ahhed over the first couple of pictures, you might have to prepare yourself for the next image…. open wide!

All in one bite? The best wildlife photography is often expressed through the unexpected. Hey! What is more adorable than a curious monkey – particularly one that wonders what all the photography fuss is about? Among cute animal photographs, you’ve gotta agree… this one tops the charts! Ready for my close-up! Synchronized stretching Owls in a fir tree. 8 Effects Every Photographer Should Know About. Photography seems easy at first glance.

8 Effects Every Photographer Should Know About

You simply make your frame and press the shutter button. The reality is, everyone can take a photo but not all can master it. There’s more to photography than just simply “point and shoot.” Photography is a skill only a handful have the patience and the passion to stick with. Photography students and enthusiasts must educate themselves with many technical terms such as aperture, shutter speed, focus and exposure. 1. Bokeh refers to the aesthetic quality of blur, the out of focus area of the image. There’s good bokeh, but there’s also bad bokeh when the blur is so distracting or harsh that it takes the focus away from the subject.

Example of bad bokeh. Use of Creative Bokeh by Jean Fan You can also create other shapes of bokeh, such as the heart and star bokeh photos shown below. By CT Pham Photo by Astig 2. Panning refers to the horizontal, vertical or rotational movement of an image still or video. By Sofia Duarte by Statesman 3. By Rachel Arandilla 4. Most popular photography on StumbleUpon! Snake_River_Grand_Teton-National_Park_Wyoming_021.jpg (JPEG Image, 1600x1200 pixels) - Scaled (53.