24 Jan 2020
Originals

Constructive Video Critique Ep 5: Importance of Subject Matter over Processing Technique

In this Thanksgiving episode of SLR Lounge Constructive Video Critique, we go over among other things, the importance of having a good subject matter over processing techniques. Good use of compositional technique, lighting, and subject choice can help make a photograph look interesting before adding any post-processing technique such as HDR. To learn more from Post Production Pye, check out the post.

Shooting Tips

Aperture Guide Pt 4: Aperture and Composition

In addition to controlling exposure and creating lovely bokeh, aperture and depth of field are important tools in a photographer’s arsenal in creating effective composition. We explore three main compositional aperture technique: Subject isolation with shallow depth of field, environmental aperture with deep depth of field, and optimal aperture sharpness for flat depth of field.