I always say that we all make mistakes and that it gives us an opportunity to learn as long as we’re willing to fix them. But some mistakes are more common than the others. Matt Esteron of Aputure takes three most common mistakes in video lighting, and he discusses them in this short, but highly informative video. He offers a few quick fixes for each of them, so if you make them too, this video will help you not to do it anymore.
Sound design is an often-ignored part of video production for many people outside of the world of big movie studios. But it’s an important part of the overall production that can add a lot of value to the end result. It’s not just for feature-length movies, either. It can be used very effectively in your vlogs and travel videos, too.
In this video, filmmaker Bryn North talks us through the process of adding sound to your videos. To demonstrate that you can do it with just about anything, Bryn downloaded a bunch of clips from ArtGrid and cut them together. Then he walks us through the types of sounds and why he chose certain shots for certain clips.
It goes without saying that if you want to get better at something you have to practice. Simple, right? The thing is, that unlike more structured pursuits such as sports or music, the idea of practicing street photography seems a bit hard to wrap one’s head around. But before we get into that, we should establish the best methodology for practice in in general.
Do you want to capture sharp close-up and macro images? Are you looking for beautiful colors in your macro images? Do you want to photograph well-exposed close-ups and macro photos in a low light? Then you are in the right place.
Because today I am going to share with you 7 simple tips for macro photography. I use these 7 tips always to capture beautiful macro images of nature and wildlife. And I am sure these tips will be helpful to you as well. And the best part is? All of these macro photography tips are easy to apply. No matter if you are a beginner or Intermediate level photographer, you can pick up these tips and start creating stunning macro images.
Let’s dive right in!
Editing photos in Lightroom is my favorite, other than shooting them. It’s fast and convenient, and I try to do as much as I can here so oftentimes I don’t even have to use Photoshop. In this video, Anthony Morganti has a treat for all portrait photographers and retouchers who need a quick way to soften skin. In Lightroom, you can do it pretty much with one click, and Anthony will show you how.
Are you intrigued by infrared photography and its surreal colors? I sure am, but I still find it a bit… complex. If you also don’t know where to start, here’s an awesome video from Christian Möhrle of The Phlog Photography. In only three minutes, he’ll give you all the basics you need to know before you decide to shoot infrared yourself.
I have used Lightroom for a number of years now for everything from my wedding photography to commercial work to portraits to landscapes. I use it alongside Photoshop, but for the average photographer, Lightroom will be able to handle the bulk of the work.
In this article, we are going to go through 40 ways to speed up your editing and make the most of this powerful tool.
Refraction photography is an exciting subject that enjoys increasing popularity amongst photographers. You have probably seen refraction photos before, where an out-of-focus background appears sharply defined inside a crystal ball or a dew drop for example. In today’s post we will examine this phenomenon and learn how to take stunning photos, taking advantage of this fascinating effect.
Taran Van Hemert is one of the editors at Linus Tech Tips. With the number of videos he pumps out every week, it’s a pretty safe bet to say he knows what he’s talking about when it comes to Adobe Premiere Pro. He’s even posted a 4+ hour tutorial going through his entire workflow. Taran doesn’t put out videos on his own channel very often, but when he does, they’re filled with some fantastic knowledge.
In this video, he discusses the topic of spill suppression and fuzzy edges when working with green screen footage. Unlike the previously mentioned Premiere Pro workflow video, this one’s only a couple of minutes long. So, it’s quick and easy to digest. And the technique can be applied in other editing applications, too.
The last few months have been a challenging time for photographers the world over. Some are now able to start getting back out and trying to lead somewhat of a “normal” life but others are still stuck at home. Whatever your case may be, many of us have somebody we can still point a camera at, and shooting portraits is a great way to practice and improve your skills when you can’t shoot your normal subjects.
While many portrait photographers will have a whole ton of lighting gear, many other photographers don’t. In this video, portrait and wedding photographer Jiggie Alejandrino shows us three very effective lighting setups we can do with just a single speedlight and an inexpensive 5-in-1 reflector.