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Advertisement Over the recent months we’ve been presenting various showcases of photography – while many readers hated the showcases, most readers found them inspirational and perfect for a lousy workday’s morning. However, what we should have done in the inspirational posts is not just provide you with some inspiration for your work, but also present useful photographic techniques which can help you to achieve optimal pictures for your designs. And as requested by many of you, now it’s time to correct our mistake. In this post we present useful photographic techniques, tutorials and resources for various kinds of photography. You’ll learn how to set up the perfect environment and what techniques, principles and rules of thumbs you should consider when shooting your next perfect photo. 1. Celebration Of High-Speed PhotographyThis post is supposed to provide you with some inspiration of what can be done with high-speed photography. 2. 50 Beautiful Examples Of Tilt-Shift Photography 3. 4.


Camera Exposure: Aperture, ISO & Shutter Speed A photograph's exposure determines how light or dark an image will appear when it's been captured by your camera. Believe it or not, this is determined by just three camera settings: aperture, ISO and shutter speed (the "exposure triangle"). Mastering their use is an essential part of developing an intuition for photography. Basic Photography Lighting Setups Tutorial Video You are watching Digital Photography One on One, where we answer your questions. Here is your host Mark Wallace. One of the most common requests I get in email is for a demonstration of some basic lighting setups.

5 Trick Photography Techniques High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging Photo courtesy of Unified Color What It Is High Dynamic Range or HDR imaging is a technique which combines several photos into one shot to increase an image's "dynamic range." Improve your photography with clasical art. Adjusting your photographs to get the color 'just right' can be a chore. Think about this: The Old Masters of painting spent years of their lives learning about color. Why let all their effort go to waste on the walls of some museum when it could be used to give you a hand with color correction? When Photoshop entered the CS series it included a new tool called 'Match Color.' This tools was made so that you could match a series of photos to one another.

Google Buzz Is Just A Baby Step So it has been a while since the original release of Google Buzz. I figured that I would post my personal review of Buzz after some time, but I have decided against it. There are enough reviews of the functionality for you to read and argue with. While reading an interesting post from Profy, I realized what Buzz was about.You will not find my exact thought process in that post, but there was just something in the post that got my mind thinking. First, why was Google Buzz integrated into your GMail? They could have used your Google Contacts in whatever way they wanted, but they tightly integrated the experience so that even replies to your comments appear in your Inbox.

Comparing 7 Common Light Modifiers Guest post by Robert Mitchell. Hit the bottom of the post to see his links. When assembling a lighting kit, it’s very difficult to know which modifiers are best for the type of work you want to do, and sometimes you don’t know or are discovering what you want to shoot. Other Worlds: Photo by Photographer Botikario 2006 Photographer's Request for Critique --Botikario 2006 Other Worlds

Best Digital SLR Camera Settings - What do I set my camera to? Now you've bought a great new digital SLR camera, what are the best settings? Surely it will work straight out of the box? Sorry, most will give you unsharp slightly overexposed pictures if you just turn them on and shoot. Welcome to the one page they all missed from the manual. Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places | We humans are explorers by nature. The quest for discovery, both old and new, is part of what separates us from rest of the animal kingdom. Since the world we live in has been largely mapped and plotted, we urban adventurers turn our sights toward the relics of old and the ruins of the recent past. If you find beauty in urban decay, in the crumbling and abandoned places of yesteryear, you’ll want to read on.

Turn on your iPod and learn - MBAs Guide, Postgraduate Warwick is among a number of pioneering institutions that are transferring their teaching from the lecture hall to the media player in your pocket. The courses and research material of the business school's professors have found a new home in the iTunes University, a free education area within the Apple iTunes online music and video store. Warwick, Stanford, MIT, Oxford and University College London are signing up to provide mobile learning in the form of educational audio and video files, or podcasts, that will play on a computer, music player and now your phone. So students can study at their own pace, wherever and whenever they want. Not only does this sit well with a millennial generation who have grown up with digital libraries and Wi-Fi hotspots, new research suggests that university students who learn by downloading a podcast lecture achieve significantly higher exam results than those who attend the lecture in person.

A Beginners Guide to Light Modifiers Regardless of the light source you use (daylight, continuous or flash) it’s really easy to use light modifiers or shapers to train the light in any direction you want. ***A quick note about costs Every kind of light modifier will have a top of the line version and a really cheap version.

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