The Setup : When taking your own photos, you want lots of light - but not direct light. Direct light will cause harsh shadows, which you don’t want. DO NOT USE A FLASH!
When photographers talk about the “depth of field” in an image, they’re referring to how much of the picture they choose to have in focus. You may think “but don’t I want all of my image to be in focus?” Frequently you do, but sometimes you can bring more attention to your subject by reducing the depth of field in a scene, making the background soft and blurry. If you own a DSLR but aren't experimenting with your aperture settings, you're missing out on one of the most useful tools in a photographer's arsenal.
High dynamic range (HDR) images enable photographers to record a greater range of tonal detail than a camera could capture in a single photo. This opens up a whole new set of lighting possibilities which one might have previously avoided — for purely technical reasons.
The Christmas tree can provide an excellent background for some really unique photos- here’s a tutorial on how to get some great shots before that tree comes down. 1. The Christmas Tree Classic Bokeh
How about a fun effect for your incredibly boring photo albums? Creating a old comic book effect for your photos is easy and the results are visually appealing. More fun is achieved when adding captions to your photos using comic book fonts and design elements. This tutorial will show you how to give a comic book look to your photos using a couple of filters and some additional decorations. Click on the image below to see a larger and more clear image of the final results.
May 8th, 2006 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop , Special Effects
There are those special moments in the life of a photographer that suddenly change your view on your hobby (or profession). Here are some of the more notable for me:
Tilt Shift Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make Fake Miniature Scenes - Visual Photo Guide - Visual Photo GuideI discovered the Tilt Shift technique perusing the photography of Drew Wilson
If you are just joining us, this is part three in a four or five part tutorial about the many uses of white seamless as a background material.