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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! Photography inspiration & articles. Conceptual photography inspiration from Brian Oldham.

“ I’m a nineteen year old conceptual photographer from Southern California.

Conceptual photography inspiration from Brian Oldham

I strive to create unique, realistic images with a surreal twist. I have been taking photos for a little over a year, and my passion for photography continues to grow each day. “ ~ Brian Oldham. Mysterious Italy by Giuseppe Desideri. These 50 Photos Will Blow you Away. 48208_0_1208x1005.jpg (1208×1005) Portfolio - Underwater Photography. Elena Kalis Underwater Photography Top Blog Index Navigation This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Portfolio - Underwater Photography

Unrealistic nature photography. Photography These pictures look to good to be true, and they are!

Unrealistic nature photography

These amazing images are the product of Nathan Spotts' creativity and computer skills. 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. 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. Photography+by+Gregory+Crewdson+00.jpg (721×469)

Out_of_the_darkness_h.jpg (1030×687) Animals Illuminated by the Sun. The time of sunset is defined in astronomy as the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun’s disk disappears below the horizon in the west.

Animals Illuminated by the Sun

There are few things in nature as photogenic as the sky at sunset, especially animals. The rich bright gold, pink and orange colors make unusually beautiful pictures of animals illuminated by the sun. Source Source Source Source. 265202e154f050ca102f5e0898574b85-d4gdepf.jpg (1200×570) Paint_war_berlin.jpeg (1600×1066) SVetter_1280.jpg (1280×686) Underwater-photography.jpg (1000×1504) Double Exposures - Andre De Freitas.

Marcelbednarzcherryblossomavenue.jpg (599×640) 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.

baby chameleons photo

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. Silent World by Michael Kenna. The rare beauty found within Google street view. It is not often when browsing through Google street view that you come across anything of real beauty but Aaron Hobson has found some rather rare examples of what the Google car cam has caught while traveling around the world.

The rare beauty found within Google street view

Update: You can now see even more photos from the Google car cam here: The rare beauty found within google street view 2. Echoes of War. Sergei Larenkov His photographs of the siege of Leningrad and St. 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. National Geographic Photo Contest 2011. National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30.

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] 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?!” 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. 8 Effects Every Photographer Should Know About. Snake_River_Grand_Teton-National_Park_Wyoming_021.jpg (JPEG Image, 1600x1200 pixels) - Scaled (53.