The Web’s getting more and more visual. Emoticons have already replaced Internet slang. Local search results that include images attract 60 percent more clicks. And for 67 percent of consumers, images carry more weight than product information. We can decipher the meaning of an image in a snap, but it would take us lines and […]
By using a reflector and a flash, you can easily mimic the look of a window light.
In an episode from The Science Channel’s YouTube Channel, a $50K camera lens is taken apart and explained in less than two minutes. As they explain, “Video camera lenses are the perfect combo of modern technology and old fashioned craftsmanship. 8 overlapping stainless steel pieces control the amount of light that is let into the camera.” Watch below.
In the below video, Wolfcrow’s Sareesh Sudhakaran explains the four types of light: hard light, soft light, specular and diffused light. As he says, “The difference between hard light and soft light is pretty simple. The answer doesn’t lie in the light but in the shadows. When the shadows are sharp and clear-cut, the light is said to be a hard light. When the shadows are blurry, the light is said to be a soft light.” Watch below.
In the below video, AbelCine’s Megan Donnelly talks to DP Art Adams who developed the new DSC Labs OneShot Color Chart, specifically designed for digital cinematography. As AbelCine explains, “In addition to white, black, and middle grey, the OneShot chart incorporates flesh tones, as well as primary and secondary colors that match your vectorscope.”
So you want to learn photography? Here are some tips to help you do it the right way, learn faster, better, and have more fun in the process.
Every time you read an article or a book, a blog post, or a tutorial, there is always something new to learn about photography. Technology is always moving forward, software being improved, new features and functionality released. Someone has a new technique or tip to share. So many things to learn, yet it is one […]