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How to Create Foreground Bokeh with Water Drops on Glass. Make Everyone Jealous With a DIY Phone Wallpaper. Improve Your Night Photography with Foreground Lighting. Harnessing the Power of the EOS 7D's video system. The EOS 7D gives you complete exposure control (with choices from fully automatic to fully manual) in Movie Mode, as well as excellent low-light/high ISO performance, making it easier to capture beautiful videos… The Canon EOS 7D is not the first digital SLR to incorporate video recording capability, but it’s arguably a very complete camera for HD video recording.

Harnessing the Power of the EOS 7D's video system

Starting with its CMOS imaging sensor — far larger than the sensors in most high-end professional video cameras, even though it’s not a full-frame sensor — and progressing to its range of features, this camera takes high-quality video recording capability in an SLR and moves it to a new level. This article will serve two purposes: to explain the powerful new EOS Movie features found in the EOS 7D, and to give insight into their use in real-world situations. New EOS Movie features in the EOS 7D: 30 fps or 24 fps? Traditional movies, shot on actual film, are shot at true 24 fps. Exposure control for EOS Movies: Photography Courses – Photography Courses Online. This Handy Visual Cheat Sheet Shows You When & Where to Use Lens Filters. Stunning Photos Reveal How Lighting Can Vastly Change Our Perception of the Human Face. Basics of Shooting Slow Motion Video. Fotografia.

Lightroom. Fine Art Lightroom Presets — Photography Mikko Lagerstedt. Single Picture Explains How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Work In Photography. If you’re a beginner photographer, it can be helpful to have a simple guide that helps you understand the different settings that you can toggle on your DSLR camera.

Single Picture Explains How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Work In Photography

While this helpful exposure chart by Daniel Peters at Fotoblog Hamburg won’t explain HOW the optics of photography work, it will show you exactly what happens when you tweak your camera’s settings. The three settings in this chart are part of what photographers like to call the exposure triangle. ISO is the digital camera sensor’s sensitivity to light. The aperture is a structure in your lens that works much like the iris in our eyes. It opens and close to let more or less light in, and also changes the depth of field, or how many different objects can remain in focus in the shot at the same time.

Here Are a Few Easy, Great Looking Ways to Light an Interview with Inexpensive Gear. How to Add Dimension & Contrast to Your Scenes by Using Negative Fill Lighting. When contrast is the objective, reflected ambient light is your arch enemy.

How to Add Dimension & Contrast to Your Scenes by Using Negative Fill Lighting

But worry not, because negative fill is here to save the day. When talking about lighting, the conversation more often than not revolves around additive lighting. It's a simple concept: add a soft fill, a bright kicker, and a few splashes of light across the background, and your scene will automatically look better and more professional. Learn Depth of Field with this Powerful (& Free) Online DOF Simulator. Depth of field is an incredibly powerful tool, but the mathematics and mechanics of calculating and pre-visualizing it can be overwhelming.

Learn Depth of Field with this Powerful (& Free) Online DOF Simulator

A Polish software engineer (and amateur photographer) named Michael Bemowski recently put together one of the most helpful depth of field tools out there, and the best part is that it's completely free. The tool, which you can find here, allows you to manipulate every camera and lens setting that affects depth of field, from sensor size to focal length, from aperture to the distance between the subject and the camera.

Plus it gives you a handy visual approximation of what each specific set of parameters would look like in a real world setting. At the bottom of the app is another helpful tool, which gives you visual approximations of the distance between the camera, subject, and background, as well as the exact depth of field measurements for the settings defined above. Slow Motion Video 101: How to Set It, Light It, & Shoot It. Slow motion videos can be absolutely mesmerizing, but there's a lot more to shooting one than just setting a higher frame rate.

Slow Motion Video 101: How to Set It, Light It, & Shoot It

If you're interested in learning more about how to shoot high speed video, The Slanted Lens provides this excellent video that breaks down the concepts and settings needed to capture one correctly. Even if you're unable to use the Phantom Miro LC320S camera like they used in the video, the concepts from the video still apply: Make sure that your shutter speed is set at twice what your frame rate is -- the higher you set your frame rate (and shutter speed), the more light you're going to need. So, before you go out and shoot a slow motion video, make sure that you have not only sufficient equipment to light your shot, but sufficient knowledge on how to correctly expose it. (The Slanted Lens provides some graphics with easy-to-follow equations for this on their site.)

And the Gear Just Keeps Coming: Edelkrone Reveals 2 New Pocket-Sized Stabilizers. Creating highly portable, pocket-sized camera gear is kind of edelkrone's thing, and just weeks after coming out with the FlexTilt Head, they've introduced two more interesting products that'll fit -- yep -- right inside your pocket.

And the Gear Just Keeps Coming: Edelkrone Reveals 2 New Pocket-Sized Stabilizers

PocketSKATER² DSLR Shooter. 12 Erros Básicos que os Fotógrafos Principiantes Cometem. Há um conjunto de erros que são praticados pela grande maioria dos fotógrafos principiantes.

12 Erros Básicos que os Fotógrafos Principiantes Cometem

Muitas vezes por desconhecimento outras por maus hábitos criados ou mesmo por uma questão de rapidez. São maus hábitos que lhe podem custar não só na qualidade das suas fotografias como a perda parcial ou total dos seus trabalhos. Segue-se uma lista dos 10 erros básicos que os fotógrafos principiantes cometem e a forma como os deve contornar ou evitar: 01.

NUNCA USAR O FLASH As câmaras digitais conseguiram aumentar bastante a sensibilidade dos sensores à luz do que aquela que os filmes tinham. 02. 03. No Gels? Use Spray Paint: Dirt Cheap DIY Lighting Tricks. Lighting can be expensive, especially if you're using professional gear.

No Gels? Use Spray Paint: Dirt Cheap DIY Lighting Tricks

Luckily, our buddies over at Film Riot have shared a few DIY tricks that'll keep your costs low, light your whole scene, and let you play with spray paint all without a single pro light. The point here is modifying the lighting that already exists at your location (home, office, etc.) to fit the look you're going for, as well as finding a solution that works for filmmakers with limited professional resources -- not everyone has access to pro lighting kits, ya know.

EQUIPMENT. 4 Ways You Can Save Time in Post by Shooting for the Edit. Don't work hard.

4 Ways You Can Save Time in Post by Shooting for the Edit

Work smart! Finding shortcuts is a huge part of being an indie filmmaker, because, frankly, we just don't have enough time, money, or resources. One way to make the most out of all of these things during production is to "shoot for the edit," which is a filming technique that anticipates the edits that will need to be made in post. 12 Cursos de Fotografia Online Gratuitos. Se gosta de fotografia e pretende ser apenas um amador com bons conhecimentos ou apenas melhorar os conhecimentos que já possui para conseguir fazer melhores fotografias não precisa gastar dinheiro a fazer cursos.

12 Cursos de Fotografia Online Gratuitos

Pode simplesmente na comodidade do seu lar assistir a muitos cursos, tutoriais e vídeo aulas que existem em diversos cursos grátis na Internet. Uma oportunidade para aprender muito mais sobre fotografia e melhorar muito as suas técnicas. Segue-se uma listagem de 12 cursos de fotografia on-line que poderá aceder gratuitamente. 01 CURSO FOTOGRAFIA IPED – Um curso de fotografia grátis com duração de 20 horas, onde pode aprender princípios básicos da fotografia. Canon 7D Drops to Lowest Price Ever. While we recently saw a dramatic drop in price for the Canon C300, another Canon camera is getting a significant price reduction.

This time it’s the Canon 7D, which is now being offered for just $1,000. DLC: Product - On-Camera Tutorials: EOS 7D. CanonUSA.