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Photographer who loves challenging and experimental photography and is not afraid to share the knowledge about it. Just so you are not misled in any way, let me make it clear that this won’t be a Photoshop tutorial on using any particular sharpening method. It will provide general guidelines on sharpening methods, but the main goal will be to help you understand the sharpening process better.
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.
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. Some normal objects, like suitcases, and others more weird, like unusually tall people. I found the advice that these Magnum photographers is golden–and have shared it here to spread the love and knowledge. Photography. Advanced Photography Tips. List of classical music composers by era. 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 Part 3: Digital Processing Part 4: Digital Camera Reviews and Sensor Performance.
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.
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.
The understated utility of smaller pixels. Most statements about megapixels understate their usefulness.
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.
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? Understanding Back light, Rim Light & Silhouette In Music Photography. Home. 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.
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. Understanding Depth of Field in Photography. Depth of field refers to the range of distance that appears acceptably sharp.
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.
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 Photo from the base of the Eiffel Tower at night - Paris, France. 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? 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. Beauty and Fashion Photographer. Lenses and perspective, or distortion on a face for beauty.
Harold Davis Webcasts and Video. Sunflowers #5, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger. The Luminous Landscape. Celebrating Our 15th Year Kilt Rock - Mealt Falls, November 2014 - Isle Of Skye, Scotland Fuji X-T1, 55-200mm at 74mm, f/8, 7.4 sec ISO 800, Lee Big Stopper. 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)
Understanding & Using Ansel Adam’s Zone System.