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Watch Ball Of Light Online. Discussing sb-800 How to turn on af assist? in Nikon D3 D3s D3x. Discussing AF Assist Illuminator in Nikon D700. PIXistenz says: Hi, I have this weird problem about the AF Assist light : there are 3 settings on the back of the D700: - Auto-area (top), - Dynamic (middle) and - Single (bottom). When I put the camera to Auto-area (which I normally never use), then the Illumination Assistant will kick in immediately when it's too dark to focus, allowing for better and faster focus.

But when I put the camera to dynamic (my preferred setting until now) or single, then the illumination does not work. .. so, this has been driving me nuts... any idea? You don't know how important that little light is, unitl you actually have to do indoor/low light AF without it ... Nikon SB800 AF-TTL Speedlight - Part IV. Dutch angle. A special axis head allows for cinematographers to set up Dutch angles.

Dutch angle

The Dutch angle, also known as Dutch tilt, canted angle, oblique angle or German angle, is a type of camera shot where the camera is tilted off to one side so that the shot is composed with vertical lines at an angle to the side of the frame. In cinematography, the Dutch angle is one of many cinematic techniques often used to portray psychological uneasiness or tension in the subject being filmed. Go Dutch to make a better photograph - home - A Better Photograph. In making photographs, our normal inclination is to make the horizon level.

Go Dutch to make a better photograph - home - A Better Photograph

And in fact, many cameras now a menu item that allows the display of a built-in level to assist with that. But sometimes, skewing the horizon line in the photograph can add impact to an image. In cinematography, Dutch angle means tilting the camera to create a sense of exoticness or unease. It's a technique that has been used often in film, and photographers use the technique as well. Photographic composition – tilted compositions / Dutch angle « Neil vN. I am not a huge fan of tilted images, and I see it as an unfortunate visual ‘tic’ when I notice entire wedding galleries by other photographers where pretty much all the images are tilted at a very specific angle.

photographic composition – tilted compositions / Dutch angle « Neil vN

That just means that little thought went into composition, and that composition and holding the camera has become a reflex action .. which just happens to include a 30′ tilt to the camera. I tend to keep horizontal and vertical lines exactly that way … horizontal or vertical. But sometimes a tilted image just has more impact than one that is completely level. And it has been a “feel” thing for me. I never bothered to analyze why or when these images seemed to work better, since I have an aversion to over-intellectualized analysis of photography … and in this case composition.

Look again at the image, and note how the model’s face, hand and foot all fall along a perpendicular line … and the composition which is quite dynamic, seems ‘at rest’. Tracy's Trinkets and Treasures: Angled Photography Ideas. I really think this next party is going to be tons of fun.

Tracy's Trinkets and Treasures: Angled Photography Ideas

The party will be April 12th so you have plenty of time to snap those photos and create a post. Every time I take a photo I feel like I learn something. That’s what these parties are all about. Getting out your camera and capturing moments. Practice does make perfect.


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Photoshop Training - Smooth Skin tutorial (part 2/2) Create in Photoshop a new layer on top of the Blemishes layer by clicking on the Create a New Layer icon .

Photoshop Training - Smooth Skin tutorial (part 2/2)

Rename this layer to Smooth Skin by double clicking on its name in the layers palette. Hold down Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E (Command + Option + Shift + E on the Mac) to merge all visible layers on the active layer (Remember this Photoshop shortcut, it's a very useful one) or in other words; the layer Smooth Skin will contain the image that was visible in the document window when you used this shortcut, which includes all the corrections we did to remove blemishes. We're going going to use the Median filter to make the skin look smooth. Some tutorials advice you to use Gaussian Blur, but I prefer median because it takes better care of edges and it's exactly those sharp edges that we want to leave intact as much as possible. Important: This tutorial was written at a time that the new Filter / Blur / Surface Blur wasn't availble in Photoshop. The result: in the layers palette. For photographers and aficionados. DSLR Video Green Screen Test with Premiere CS5 Ultra Keyer.

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