It seems like everybody loves looking at beautiful sunsets, which is probably why sunset photography is such a competitive niche. Let’s look at some simple techniques that will help you to photograph truly stunning sunset images, the kind that stand out from the crowd.
Polarization filters are specially adapted glass that, when turned at an angle to a light source, will reduce glare from reflected surfaces. The most popular type of polarizing filter is circular to fit easily on the end of almost any lens, containing a free spinning element for quick adjustment.
In this article we’ll take a look at how a polarizing filter can improve a number of photographic scenes, along with a few unexpected results it can have.
Many of us have heard of bracketing and then discard it as something too difficult or impractical. But, this little technique can almost guarantee you the perfect exposure of an image every time. Let’s take a look at a few simple steps to great images.
In the old days of film photography it was difficult to bracket if you didn’t want to spend a lot of money in processing and printing costs. But now in the digital age where it costs nothing to shoot an image and nothing to review it on your PC monitor, we can all do it. Here is how it works.
Close-up photography, or macro photography as it is sometimes incorrectly called, is a genre of photography that many want to try as they learn digital photography. Close-up photography can be very expensive but there is a way of starting on a budget.
In order to run you through the process of building your own IR camera, we will use the steps taken to modify a Kodak EasyShare CX7330. It is a typical compact point-and-shoot digital camera from a few years ago.
Watch this tutorial to learn how to create amazing effect using Wide Angle Lens. Choosing a rather common object and making it an interesting image can be a challenge. In this tutorial on using a wide angle lens we do just that. It’s just one way of accomplishing the task but it is very effective. Follow along in the tutorial and you will learn how to change the look of your still life by just changing the lens. Our lighting is also simple and easy to understand. We use one clamp lamp through a diffusion tissue. Your digital camera is set on a semi automatic mode so making the exposures is easy too. By following our lesson you will soon discover many options for shooting your image. Let your creative energy go and you will be amazed at the results.
Bubbles are one of the most challenging subjects to photograph. They are round, transparent, reflective and constantly in motion. Bubbles are magical and can make a magical prop when photographing children.
As you noticed in this tutorial, adults can have a lot fun with bubbles as well. :)