Most of the times, we look through our photos and notice little improvement in time - it's a wonderful feeling when you realize how far you've come in taking portraits, or how nice your landscapes look nowadays, or how filled with meaning those black and white shots are now.
If you are a portrait photographer, or if you take portraits during your spare time, you must have come across this issue at least once - photographing large people is a hard thing to do, especially if you want to obtain some great shots, and make the model feel comfortable.
Photographers use many popular themes as the basis of their work. Out of the many themes that are used on a regular basis, the human face is by far the most popular of all used. This is because to the human brain, the human face is the most recognizable and most able to draw the attention of a viewer of photography.
Ansel Adams was a very successful and productive artist who made the term previsualisation very important in his day. The meaning that was intended behind previsualisation was that a successful artist and photographer should be able to see behind the color of a particular object being drawn or photographed to the basic black and white version.
Accustom your eyes with how your images should look in B&W. The idea of black and white photography goes back many years to when landscape artists would use a black volcanic glass made from obsidian as a process to remove color from a scene in which they were trying to draw.
For me personally, the shutter speed is the best invention for cameras as it freezes the action and reduces the effects of the camera shake. If I shoot a static subject matter, then I will try a shot with a shutter speed of 1/400. This, however, creates a less than perfect photo. Because of this, I recommend using a higher shutter speed. If it was a flying bird I was photographing, the minimum of 1/1500 would be ideal but personally, I would prefer to use a shutter speed of 1/2000+.
Taking photos in fog or mist can be either very good or very bad. It can either set a beautiful atmosphere in your photos or it can very easily make your photos look hazy and washed-out. This article will explain how to get the best photographs possible when working in these environments.
Hand-held doesn’t mean shake it till you make it! If you have used a hand held camera, it is more than likely that you have experience the annoyance of blurry photos that is caused by camera-shake. This can especially be a big problem for those who have very unsteady hands.
There is a constant talk about cameras and lenses and the necessary budget you need to handle in order to have decent equipment. Now, regardless of whether you go for Canon or Nikon or Sony (or etc.) in your camera-brand hunt, what you need to remember is that if you are serious about your hobby you will have to invest a lot of money in it eventually. This article will help you identify the best lens for certain situations and how to understand your photo-needs better.
Don’t ever let anyone tell you the equipment you use on an assignment are for newbies! You can achieve the same kind of quality image with out having to wreck your wallet. What kind of Lens could accomplish such a feat? Why, sub-full-frame lenses will do most exquisitely. Here you will find some very good and uniquely fit choices.
Truth be told, there is a lot of interesting shots that can be done during the winter. All you need to know is that for every situation there is an appropriate set of settings that you should configure on your camera. To make it clear – this article is written mainly for DSLR users that can manually adjust more (if not all) of their settings since this allows a great amount of flexibility in regards to the end result.
We’ve all been there. That beautiful sunset will not photograph well with your camera--if the range from the dark to bright is greater than the range of your camera you may have this issue. In days gone by the only solution was to analyze the scene, determining the key tones.
Want to improve the number of good shots you get? If you are consistently having trouble in getting the shots you want read on to find solutions to the most commonly experienced problems of photography.
D-SLR cameras make use of RAW as its image format. Although there are many other extensions out there they are all pretty much the same when given the choice but at the same time each one gives off it’s own unique flare dissimilar to others.