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Brooke Shaden : Creating new worlds through images.

Brooke Shaden : Creating new worlds through images.
This week I received an email from a most beautiful soul, asking if I would write about the topic of how to find inspiration when life is getting you down. I’m extremely empathetic and I take on others pain and joy very easily, and after reading her email, I cried for her. And if I can offer any words of advice that might be even 1% useful, well, that is how to contribute to our community. The first thing that I think needs to be clarified about artistry or inspiration or even passion is that it does not have to be who we are. Have you ever felt that way? If you need to grieve, grieve. That said, there is always a time to get back up and do what you love doing. How do I know if I am ready to jump back into finding inspiration and being motivated? If I can take a step back from my life and clearly see the bad that has happened, and insert good thoughts to combat that, I take that as a sign that I am ready to create again. I believe that anyone who seeks inspiration will find it.

Pep Ventosa Photographs Image-stitching & virtual tour solutions » Lyon 77 Gigapixels: France’s largest photo is now available online! The largest photograph in France has just been released online and anyone can zoom in, zoom out and pan over the image. This 77-gigapixel panorama of the city of Lyon is made up from nearly 4,000 individual photos stitched together with the help of Autopano Giga software from Kolor. The photographers (De Graaf Photographes) have hidden 7 Easter eggs in the panorama, 5 of them are related to the history of Lyon. The visitor can therefore spend some time finding the surprises and discovering the famous monuments of the 3rd biggest city in France, such as the Fourviere basilica (19th century), the Saint-Jean Cathedral (15th century) or the historical courthouse (19th century). The shooting took place during the winter; the same panorama will be created over the 3 other seasons. Download the press release The stitching in Autopano Giga 3 The 3956 photos composing the panorama have been imported via the VR Drive II module of Autopano Giga. Zoom on Lyon

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Cada día un fotógrafo / Fotógrafos en la red Four Flash Photography Basics we must know - Guide Numbers Guide Numbers If you meter your flash, either via TTL flash automation, or by using a hand held flash meter, or if you just use the camera's rear LCD and histogram to tweak in your manual flash exposure, then maybe you can get by for awhile without this part right now. It is no big deal if you skip to next page now, you can always come back later. It certainly does help understanding however, essential basics of flash we should know. Guide Number is a prime fundamental, related to Inverse Square Law, and will always be important to know. Typically, direct bare flash is much less important for studio lights, because we normally heavily modify their light with umbrellas, softboxes, grids or snoots, whatever. Specifically, Guide Number is a tool for direct flash with manual flash power levels to automatically deal with the Inverse Square Law. Definitions Guide Number = f/stop x Distance (those values which give a proper exposure) f/stop = Guide Number / Distance (aperture for other distances)

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Photography techniques: Star trail photography Introduction Since the Earth rotates, the stars are not at fixed places in the sky but appear to move, more or less towards the west. To photograph the tracks the stars make across the sky, all you need is a camera that remains fixed to ground and have it expose for an appreciable amount of time. Such photos can be quite artistic. The stars appear to rotate around both the north and south poles in the sky, of which you generally only see one. Star trail photos are always eye-catching, if done correctly. What you need All you need to photograph star trails is a camera with lens that can do time exposures (on 'B' or Bulb mode), a cable release or lockable shutter release, and a tripod. Any star trail photo needs an exposure time of several minutes up to several hours. The choice of lens depends mostly on the composition you choose. The tripod needs to be sturdy enough to not move by wind and such, otherwise the star trails will not be perfect. Exposure times, aperture and film Variations

So, You Want to Shoot a Rock Show? Part 2 Welcome back, Phlearn Phamily! Again, my name is Brendan Shanley, and recently the team at Lost In Concert—a web-based music publication—launched a Kickstarter campaign to produce an epic 160-page book featuring amazing concert photography and artist interviews. Now I’m teaming up with Phlearn to create this article and shed some light on the world of concert photography. If you missed Part 1 be sure to check it out here. I’d also like to point out that there was an excellent question brought up by Phamily member Braxton Klavins. You can can check out his question and a detailed reply all in the comments section of Part 1. In Part 1 we covered some of the groundwork to get you into the show. Left to right, top to bottom: Nas + Moby at North Coast Music Festival, Steel Panther at House of Blues Chicago, The Weeknd at Lollapalooza I typically shoot a show with only one camera body. There’s less to keep track of and less to swing around and hit something. Well, mostly yea.

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