In this short video we follow photographer Zak Hendrik as he shots a group of athletes for an Indiana University poster. Some of the key points of Zak’s photo shoot are: Using four lights, two frontal lights including a ring light and lights to either side of the subjects to add some rim lighting. Using […]
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Go behind the scenes of an ad campaign. It is perhaps one of the most compelling fly on the wall documentaries on TV today. Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch follows the fortunes of deep sea fishermen as they battle the elements and many other dangers to bring back their marine bounty. In this short video, we […]
Even for the able bodied, photography can require a certain amount of dexterity. Imagine trying to carry out that job with no arms. In this short video from ITN news, we meet an Indonesian woman who works professionally despite having lost both of her arms in an accident. Not content with working as photographer for the local government and doing wedding work, she plans to open her own studio. She is truly an inspiration to all photographers and shows that if you have the right mindset, there are no barriers to being a good photographer.
One of the fastest growing trends in digital photography is the art of timelapse films. So visually stunning are these short films that it seems that every day there is a plethora of new ones doing the rounds on the Internet. Perhaps one of the most striking areas within this genre is in the field […]
One of the major debates in photography at the moment concerns the use of Photoshop or similar tools for manipulating the look of images. The issue ranges from photojournalists editing out ascetically unpleasing elements from news images to the manipulation of models in fashion magazines. In this short video, photographer Rick Shaff, shows us just how easy it is to produce misleading images, in particular before and after shots, commonly used in advertising from diet programs to muscle building drinks.
Professional advertising photographer, Julius Ise had long held the desire to attempt black light photography. Black light photography involves shooting subjects under ultra violet lights and excluding most if not all, visible light. The results are often highly colored and powerful looking images. The final result is a collection of very striking and colorful images and an excellent demonstration of the effects of black light photography.
There is no doubt that the iPhone revolutionized mobile phones but in a less but still significant way it is also revolutionizing photography, mainly thanks to the very good image quality of the iPhone 4S compared to other brands. In this CNET TV video, we learn four useful tips that can help you get better photos from your iPhone. Introduced recently in IOS is the ability to use the volume button to take a picture, but one overlooked feature is that you can also use the volume switch on the your iPhone headphones to trigger the camera.
These guys from 375 Photography have a lot of energy and produce excellent results, this segment is full of very useful tips for wedding photographers. Ever wondered how wedding photographers get that razor thin depth of field, well 375 Photography use what they call the 85 trick. Simply they demount an 85mm lens from the camera, and focus by moving the lens to or away from the camera body. Not easy to do but the results are fantastic.
In the last month there has been a number of variations on the viral video “The sh*t people say” As photographers, especially in the digital age, we have our own repertoire of such sayings and it was inevitable that there would a be photographic version before long. In fact, two have gone viral this week, the first is “Sh*t Photographers Say (Official)” shown below. How many of you have said or heard one of these things? Join the discussion on the PictureCorrect Facebook Page.
Renowned photographer Joe Macnally takes us to a field in Florida for a shoot using the new Nikon D4. The circus is has actually been built as a set and the lighting rig specially designed to emulate the look of circus spotlights. Take a moment to watch, there are many valuable insights. A somewhat challenging shoot was that of an elephant with circus performer. As well as using the spot light effects Joe has two very large soft boxes directly above the elephant to give even lighting to the animals skin.