tips

The above video from Scott Kelby shows off some handy “little” tips for making the most of the new features in Photoshop CS6.

[via John Nack]

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Interview Lighting Tips

by on December 29, 2011

in Lighting

So, you’re shooting some interviews with your HDSLR or other video camera now?  Check out the above video for some tips on the hows and whys of lighting an interview subject and scene.

[via Fstoppers]

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Ever try to get a cool shot of the night sky and failed miserably?  If so, this video from Ben Canales is worth a watch.

I’ve never tried to capture these types of shots, but Ben sure makes enticing.  Of course, I’m not a real fan of cold weather (apparently, when the sky is the clearest).

[via Fstoppers]

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Often times you hear photographers say that a lens is fast or slow.  Lens speed can be a difficult concept for beginners to grasp.  So, let’s take a closer look at what we mean when we call a lens fast or slow. [click to continue…]

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Shoot With Your Left Hand Only

This topic was brought up by a reader who broke his right arm and asked how he was supposed to take photos and operate his camera with just his left hand.

Even if you are left-handed, cameras are designed to be gripped and operated primarily using the right hand.  That’s why the grip and shutter release are on the right side.

If you have to go one-handed on your camera, you want the right hand to be holding it.  But what do you do when you can’t use your right hand for 45 days?

Sure, you can carry around a tripod for a month and a half, but you’ll probably be without a camera quite often if it has to have a tripod attached to it every time you go out.

So, what are your other options? [click to continue…]

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Lightroom

If you use Adobe Lightroom as part of your post-processing, then these free resources can help you get the most out of your final images. [click to continue…]

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