A post processing tutorial showing how to isolate sky from the foreground and edit them independently.
In my previous post I discussed the benefits of switching your camera off of automatic mode and onto a semi-automatic or manual mode. Today, I want to have a more in depth look at the shooting mode which I use most - Aperture Priority. Spin that Wheel Aperture Priority is a shooting mode that is... Continue Reading →
You often hear photographers and artists talk about the composition of a piece. Merriam-Webster Dictionary has numerous different definitions for the word but the one which is relevant to us is: 'the act or process of composing; specifically : arrangement into specific proportion or relation and especially into artistic form' Thus, in photography it relates... Continue Reading →
In my last post I mentioned using hard graduated neutral density filters (hard grad ND for short) to help restrict the light from the sun coming into the camera. Today I will have a more in depth look at these filters. What are Neutral Density Filters? Neutral Density filters reduce the amount of light passing... Continue Reading →
Following on from my last post discussing histograms, I now want to quickly look at what I call tonal maps. When viewing an image, the colours within it can often deceive us into believing there is more or less tonal variance within the image than there actually is. Complimentary colours create greater contrast whereas analogous... Continue Reading →
In Scotland where I live, winter days are short and the sun never rises very high above the horizon. Although that can provide wonderful opportunities for shooting dramatic shots when the low sun bursts through the skies, many days do not grant these opportunities. Too often you are greeted with dense cloud cover rendering not... Continue Reading →