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Stock Photo & Texture. Dissecting the Hipster Look. Take an ironic look at ‘hipster’ style color grades.

Dissecting the Hipster Look

With Instagram being over 4 years old I think it’s safe to say hipster style photography and filmmaking is more than just a fad. Although a ‘hipster look’ can add some style to your videos, many filmmakers don’t think through their color grading process any deeper than simply adding a preset. In the following post we’ll take a deeper look at the characteristics of a Instagram/hipster color grade, how it mimics the look of some analog film, and demonstrate a potential workflow for achieving this look. What is the Hipster look Instead of simply telling you what makes up the hipster look i’d rather show you. Hipster Hike Hipster Hike is a video created by Caleb & Sawn on their Vimeo channel. Let’s breakdown this image:1. I Am Not A Hipster This is a still from the movie trailer “I am Not a Hipster”.

Let’s breakdown this image: 1. Unsplash Image by Dustin Scarpitti Let’s breakdown this image: 1. Common Themes. Digital Photography. An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography.

Digital Photography

Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, optical effects in nature, perspective and depth of field, sampling and noise, the camera as a computing platform, image processing and editing, and computational photography. We will also survey the history of photography, look at the work of famous photographers, and talk about composing strong photographs. This course is based on CS 178 (Digital Photography), which I taught at Stanford from 2009 through 2014. I revised and taught the course again at Google in Spring of 2016, and these web pages are from the Google version. The course consists of 18 lectures. I am making these materials freely available, but some of the photographs included in the lectures are individually copyrighted. The course assumes no prior knowledge of photography. Taking photographs and improving your picture-taking skills are a good reason for taking this course.

Tips for Doing More Spectacular Sunset Photography. The first thing I was told to do when I wanted to learn how to photograph landscapes and cityscapes, was to always shoot during the sunset.

Tips for Doing More Spectacular Sunset Photography

I have always asked myself why, but the answer is actually pretty easy. You get amazing colors in the sky, dramatic clouds, and soft light. You can photograph the most beautiful place in the world and I can guarantee you, it will look much better during the sunset. The only problem with this mindset, is that you will never take another image in the middle of the day. If I find a really cool spot to photograph, but there won’t be any sunset anytime soon, my go to option is to create a desaturated long exposure. In this article, I am going to give you some tips on how to shoot sunsets to get the best results possible.

How to predict the best sunsets Depending on where you live, the sunset will be different. There are some areas in the world where sunsets are not vivid, and you won’t see any colors in the sky. Example of a sunset without any clouds. How to Photograph the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis. Tips for seeing and photographing the Northern Lights: Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, might be one of the most fascinating phenomena to photograph during the night.

How to Photograph the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis

Watching the sky turn green, blue, pink and even red, is something that will change you forever. After seeing The Lady in Green countless times, I still find myself shouting in awe when she’s elegantly dancing in the sky. Seeing, and photographing, the Northern Lights aren’t something you can do all over the world. The truth is that even if you’ve booked a flight to northern Norway or Iceland, there’s no guarantee that you will see the northern lights at all.

Cheat Sheet: Getting Control over Your Camera in Manual Mode. 500px — World's Best Photos. Nikon D90 Auto Bracketing. Earlier this year I was on a four day photo workshop learning how to shoot waterfalls.

Nikon D90 Auto Bracketing

A lot of the photographers were bracketing their photos and they made it look so easy! They'd press the shutter release and the camera would bang out 3 or more shots in less than a second. My Nikon D90 wasn't playing so nice. I spent half an hour looking for the bracket option in the camera menu before I found it, a button labeled [BKT], on the left side of the camera next to the lens. Pressing the button doesn't turn on bracketing but, it does display 0F followed by a number between 0.5 and 2.0. Next, while still holding the [BKT] button, rotate the front command dial to change the second numbers from 0.5 to 2.0. Finally, if you want to fire off all the shots with one press of the shutter button - it took me the longest to figure this tip out - change the shutter mode from single shot [S] to high speed [H] or low speed [L] continuous shooting.

Neat, huh?!