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7 Inspirational Photographers | Tuesdays with Lauri
Inspiration is very important to me when I try to come up with new concepts and ideas for my photos. Sometimes taking a look at other photographers and their work can do the trick. That is why, this week, I decided to compile a list of seven great photographers that have inspired me in the past, and will also hopefully inspire you.
Four Tips on How to Properly Meter Exposure in Snow
One of the great things about winter when it comes to photography is that the snowy landscape can provide some terrific photo opportunity. But there is one problem when it comes to shooting snow: Snow is white. Your camera’s metering system wants to meter everything as middle gray. As a result, that pristine white snow becomes dull and dirty snow. SLR Lounge has 4 easy-to-use tips that can help you expose your images correctly when shooting in the snow.
Shallow Depth of Field | Aperture Guide Pt 2
In this article, we will talk about what aperture is primarily used for in photography, which is to control depth of field (DOF). Depth of field is the front-to-back zone in a photograph where objects appear acceptably sharp. We will cover both the shallow and deep depth of field, as well as the other factors that affect depth of field, aperture, distance between you and the subject, focal length, and the sensor size.
How You Shot it- Laguna Beach HDR Landscape
I have always been interested in shooting long exposures and sunsets over beautiful beaches. I wanted to shoot at a beach that has a rocky landscape instead of the typical sandy shoreline, which is why I chose Laguna Beach in Southern California. The final HDR image is a result of three bracketed photos.
I Just Bought a New DSLR Camera, Now What? A Basic Primer on Automated Camera Modes
You have just bought a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera) or advanced point and shoot camera with DSLR capabilities, now what? You might be asking yourself, “How can I start learning how to take professional quality photographs?” The goal of the SLR Lounge Shooting Guide is to teach you the techniques and insights that will make you a better photographer. For now, let’s focus on understanding some of the basic automated camera modes to help you start using your camera right away!