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35 Magnum Photographers Give Their Advice to Aspiring Photographers. (Above image copyrighted by Alex Majoli) Bill Reeves, a passionate photographer who is fortunate enough to have Magnum photographers Eli Reed and Paolo Pellegrin as his mentors, told me about a blog post that Magnum had a while back regarding advice to young photographers.

35 Magnum Photographers Give Their Advice to Aspiring Photographers

It was put together by Alec Soth, who has done a series of fascinating projects such as his most popular, “Sleeping by the Missisippi” which was done on a 8×10 view camera. An interesting excerpt that Bill put together about Alec is below: Alec writes up lists of things to shoot. Photography. Advanced Photography Tips. List of classical music composers by era. List of classical music composers by era From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This is a list of classical music composers by era.

List of classical music composers by era

Contents [hide] Medieval era[edit] See the List of Medieval composers and Medieval music. Renaissance era[edit] See the List of Renaissance composers and Renaissance music. Baroque era[edit] See the List of Baroque composers and Baroque music. Classical era[edit] Romantic era[edit] See the List of Romantic-era composers and Romantic music. 20th century[edit] Magic.

Articles. Contents Part 1: General Photography (Back to top of Articles) Exposure and Digital Cameras; Understanding Exposure Part 2: Implications of Digital Photography Technology.

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Digital Photography Tutorials. Learn how to take and edit digital photographs using visual tutorials that emphasize concept over procedure, independent of specific digital camera or lens.

Digital Photography Tutorials

This is a complete listing of all tutorials on this site; click the drop-down links in the top menu to see particular topics. Photography is going through an exciting transition period as many film photographers are beginning to explore the new capabilities of digital cameras. While the fundamentals have remained similar, other aspects are markedly different. This is a great time to get involved with digital photography. These tutorials are rarely influenced by changes in image editing software and camera equipment — due to their unique concept-based approach. View in other languages: Português Русский Deutsch Français Italiano. Manual Focusing with AF Camera Systems. Settings for an Accurate Histogram. Or By Ray Maxwell We all agree that Expose to the Right is the best way to produce a digital image with a maximum of smooth tonality.

Settings for an Accurate Histogram

I teach this in all of the seminars that I have led over the years. However, I always add one suggestion which I have never heard anyone else teach when they explain ETR. The understated utility of smaller pixels. Most statements about megapixels understate their usefulness.

The understated utility of smaller pixels

For example, it is often stated that when you're only printing an 8x12, it's impossible to tell the difference between an 8 MP camera and a 15 MP camera. But in many common circumstances, the difference is striking. Hyperfocal Distance. The concept of hyperfocal distance is easy to understand: focus a lens at the hyperfocal distance and everything in the photograph from some near distance to infinity will be sharp.

Hyperfocal Distance

Landscape photographs are often taken with the lens focused at the hyperfocal distance; near and distant objects are sharp in the photos. Application of the concept leads to many questions: Which lenses are best for using hyperfocal distance focusing? What is the hyperfocal distance for a lens? How do I focus at the hyperfocal distance? Understanding Back light, Rim Light & Silhouette In Music Photography.

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Zone System. Complete Self-Instructing Library Of Practical Photography Vol 1-5. Back in the 70's of the last century - not so many years ago, after all - photography was in its infancy and but little practiced by the general public.

Complete Self-Instructing Library Of Practical Photography Vol 1-5

The few professionals who made it their regular business prepared most of their own materials, plates, papers, etc., and the results were frequently very uncertain, as they depended largely upon local conditions, and on the skill and knowledge of the operator. Photography as applied today to the arts and sciences was unheard of. Now, there is hardly a science, industry, or enterprise of any account undertaken that photography, in some form or other, does not enter into. It is invaluable as an aid to research, study, and to the diffusion of knowledge... J. Volume I. Volume II. Volume III. Volume IV. Volume V. Volume I. Understanding Depth of Field in Photography. Depth of field refers to the range of distance that appears acceptably sharp.

Understanding Depth of Field in Photography

It varies depending on camera type, aperture and focusing distance, although print size and viewing distance can also influence our perception of depth of field. Reducing Camera Shake with Hand-Held Photos. We've all likely encountered this problem many times: blurry photos due to camera shake with hand-held shots.

Reducing Camera Shake with Hand-Held Photos

It's especially prevalent for those of us who are unfortunate enough to have unsteady hands. While it cannot be eliminated entirely, fortunately there's a number of steps you can take to greatly reduce its impact — and hopefully prevent it from becoming visible in the first place. Blurry Photo from Camera Shake Photo Without Camera Shake. Beauty and Fashion Photographer. Some recent Technical Questions and Answers Forgive the page layout, we are working on a design. Bio and questions and answers relating to the industry. (a must read!) Beauty Shots? Glamour? Editing your digital images without the mystery. Welcome to Ars Workshops, and thank you for paying at the door. While you're taking your seats and SPITTING OUT YOUR GUM, I'll explain a little what the Ars Workshops are all about. This is the first of a series of digital imaging guides I'll be doing that take the knowledge gained after years of banging my head against the Photoshop wall and put them together in a non-ouchy format for you to enjoy.

This first one outlines a number of typical tweaks, enhancements and fixes done by consumer-oriented imaging programs that get decent results, but do a better job of keeping you in the dark about how images work or what the actual problem was. We'll cover a number of goals like adjusting contrast, warming images up and reducing noise from shadows in a more accurate and controlled way. Beauty and Fashion Photographer. Harold Davis Webcasts and Video. Sunflowers #5, photo by Harold Davis.

View this image larger. You may be interested in some of my webcasts and video appearances that you can find online. These are all sponsored as noted in the listings, and free to watch. The Luminous Landscape. Complete Digital Photography. Creative Sharpening, Part I - Digital Photo Pro. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 By John Paul Caponigro Final Sharpened Image The vast majority of photographic images benefit from sharpening.

Double Exposure Photography: 50+ Examples and Tutorials. Double Exposure, or Multiple Exposure, is a photographic technique that combines 2 different images into a single image. The technique has been practiced for several years, and it became particularly famous recently, due to the fact that graphic editor like Photoshop can help to create the identical effect.

(Image Source: Elena iPhoneography) With double exposure technique, you can create certain effect like ghost image, mirror image, or simply merging a bright moon into the dark, lonely sky. Understanding & Using Ansel Adam’s Zone System.