10 killer photography tips the pros won’t tell you Photography Tips From The Pros: 09 Mirror lock-up If you want super-sharp images when your SLR is on a tripod, use a remote release and engage the mirror lock-up function. This lifts the mirror with the first press of the remote shutter release, then when any vibration caused by the mirror movement has died down you press the shutter release for a second press to take the shot. Mirror lock-up is especially important if you want to get the full benefit of high-pixel count cameras like the Canon 5D Mark III as even very slight movements are recorded.
Planetary Panoramas - 360 Degree Night Sky Time-Lapse! About Planetary Panoramas - Scroll Down For Photo Gallery While experimenting with different photography tricks and techniques back in 2012, I was shooting 360 degree panoramas in the daytime and long exposures of the stars streaking in the sky at night. It suddenly became clear that the potential to combine the two techniques could be a trip! Since the Earth is rotating at a steady 1,040 mph I created a custom rig of 4 cameras with fisheye lenses to capture the entire night-sky in motion.
The Photo-Realistic Pastel Drawings of Ruben Belloso Adorna Ruben Belloso Adorna, a young artist from Seville, Spain, has taken the art world by storm with his incredibly detailed portraits of real-life and fictional characters drawn exclusively in pastel on wooden canvas. Painting hyper-realistic works of art with oil paints requires great talent and skill, but drawing them with pastel sticks and crayons seems almost impossible. It appears the word “impossible” is not in Ruben Belloso Adorna’s dictionary, as the young Spanish artist manages to create stunning photo-quality masterpieces using only pastels. Born in 1986, he studied Fine Arts at the University of Seville, and has already made a name for himself in the art world, participating in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and winning several awards. Looking at the quality of his colorful drawings, and the way he is able to bring out the emotions of his subjects, it’s easy to see why many are already calling Ruben a genius of the 21st century.
The 43 best Photoshop plugins In this article we've lined up some of the best Photoshop plugins available for Adobe Creative Cloud's photo editing giant. Photoshop is an amazing tool – capable of producing sublime images, high-quality video and even very passable renders for 3D art. All this power offers a world of possibilities – but occasionally it's worth adding a few optional extras to get the most out of your investment. There's a plethora of plugins available for PS users, but we've selected the best of those that you can download and use straight away. 01.
1.3. darktable basic workflow This section describes a typical darktable workflow which novice users may take as a starting point. We describe how to get an image into darktable, the basic steps of a raw development workflow and how to export the final result. To begin with darktable, you first need to import images. The import module is in the left pane of the lighttable view (Section 2.3.1, “Import”). You can either import from the filesystem or, if darktable supports your camera model, directly from camera. 220.127.116.11.
Grounds for Digital Imaging GOLDEN Digital Grounds are ink-receptive coatings intended for use with ink-jet printers. With them artists can coat and subsequently print over a variety of substrates including paper, canvas, metal and acrylic paints, using ordinary computer printers and inks. For detailed product information, see Digital Ground Product Information & Application Sheet. Software Download This page features a growing set of free Adobe Photoshop® filters / plugins coded by myself for 3D production, 2D design, and technical research. These filters are only compatible with Windows, NOT Macintosh. This is not a developer decision but rather a compiler limitation. 64bit versions will be coming soon. Tutorial: More Texturing- Photoshopcontest.com By: ledirlo This tutorial demonstrates an effect that gets so photorealistic it led to some cheating controversies in the past. Aside from the interest of the created effect it also gives key layer technique information. The only material needed is these two photos, the crumpled paper and what we want printed on it. Let's start by opening the two photos and moving the grass photo above the paper's layer; you can turn the grass layer into multiply mode and transform it to get the correct placement.
21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know Some are very basic while others go a little deeper – but all have been selected from our archives specifically for beginners and new camera owners. Enjoy. Introductions to Useful Modes and Settings on Your Digital Camera 1. The original DSLR camera simulator Lighting Lighting is the single biggest determinant of how your camera needs to be set. With only a few exceptions, you can never have too much light. Use this slider to experiment with different indoor and outdoor lighting conditions.
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