Professional outdoor photographer David Johnston is a firm believer that the best way to improve your landscape photography is through working on your composition. Composition is the organization of subjects within your frame to create a compelling photograph. It’s easy to walk up to a landscape and take a photo, but it’s difficult to use techniques to arrange the landscape within your frame to create a photo. In this video, David will take you around Great Smoky Mountains National Park to show you five compositions for amazing landscape photography that you can start using immediately. After watching this video, you’ll have a better understanding of composition and all the ways you can use compositions to your advantage the next time you go shoot.
You’ve seen the beautiful landscape photographs that capture bright sunlight and dark shadows. You’ve heard about the method, HDR: High Dynamic Range Photography. You want to learn more. In this HDR tutorial series, your instructor, author and educator, Tony Sweet, guides you through the entire process, from capturing the on-sight images to HDR processing at…Watch Now >>
A HDR photography session in a deserted prison? Why not! Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, takes you to an old prison cell block for what he calls “a great HDR venue” because of the dynamic lighting range from bright skylights to dark stone walls. You will learn to deviate from your normal light reading…Watch Now >>
Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, has captured the HDR images in the old prison room under difficult lighting conditions. “It’s my favorite room in the prison,” Tony explains, “because of the various light sources and colors.” The next step is processing the mixed light. You will learn tone mapping in the Photomatix software. Tony starts…Watch Now >>