Picture this: you're walking outside with your camera when you see this absolutely beautiful scene. You are thinking about how nice this picture will look on your wall and how you just have to photograph this. There's only one thing standing in your way: the scene has a lot of contrast, and there isn't a fast way to get everything lighted properly.
Photography is a great thing, but a camera can never capture an image as good as the human eye can. If you use HDR tone mapping or high dynamic range tone mapping for your photos then you can get a little step closer to capturing real life scenes. In this article I'm going to discuss what HDR tone mapping is, how it works and how you can do it yourself.
Have you ever compared your own photographs to those of a more advanced photographer and wondered how they get their images so sharp? I mean, just look at them! Everything in their photographs is so sharp, so crisp! How the hell do they do it? When I first started out with photography these were things that were going through my mind constantly.
Knowing how to change the shutter speed of your camera is a critical skill. Without this skill photography becomes rather difficult. Imagine you're at a sports event and you want to take pictures of the athletes. If you don't know how to adjust the shutter speed of your camera all of the photographs you are going to take will probably have motion blur in it.
We all have those great pictures laying around the house that we want blown up in to super size. You know the images I'm talking about. They are those images that look like a professional photographer took them and you just want to proudly hang them on your wall. Well, rest assured there are several companies that will help you print big images and turn them into true pieces of art.
I was able to see clearly up until the fifth grade. I remember sitting at my desk at school and not being able to see the chalkboard one day. Then the day came when everyone would have there eyes and ears checked, I was worried. Even though I didn't want to I had to take the test I was scared at the thought of having to wear glasses. I tried as hard as I could to see the letters on the chart but knew I failed the exam.
Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was light, and this is still true today. Use of light in photography needs to be understood to make photos stand out and differentiate them from your everyday snap shot. One needs to know how the position of light will make or break the photo.
Everyone loves to take photos when they travel. It's a way to maintain the memories, to share experiences with our friends and families, and, quite simply, a way to prove "I was there." But let's face it - not everyone is a great photographer, and at one point or another, we've all sat through a tedious slide show of seemingly endless travel snapshots.
This may seem like a no brainer, but this is a very common problem for new photographers. There are some simple techniques to follow that will help you steady your camera and take better photographs. Most digital cameras now have really nice LCD screens and they are tempting to use, but you have to hold the camera away from your body to see the screen.
Photography is a beautiful, but sometimes hard to master, art. It's not a simple as point and shoot. There's a lot of different things that need to be taken into consideration. Lighting, tripods, framing, and lenses all play a part in getting the perfect shot. There are lenses that create a wide range of effects and change the image in different ways.