Circular Polarizers Versus Graduated Neutral Density Filters for Landscape Photography

Circular Polarizers Versus Graduated Neutral Density Filters for Landscape Photography

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Whether you’re a professional or hobby photographer, odds are you’ve come across a beautiful, scenic landscape, that you absolutely had to photograph. Unless you’re an experienced landscape photographer, there’s a good chance the color in that photo wasn’t as saturated, or balanced as you were expecting. That’s because there’s generally a wide disparity in the dynamic range between the foreground and background of landscapes, as well as between the upper (sky) and lower (earth) halves of the frame. Thanks to a couple of lens filters, this hurdle can easily be overcome without having to spend hours of post-processing in Photoshop.

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Common Photography Mistakes Newbies Make and How to Avoid Them

Common Photography Mistakes Newbies Make and How to Avoid Them

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Every shooter will tell you that they all made the same photography mistakes when they were starting out. From horizon lines not being straight to poor focusing, here are some of the most common newbie mistakes and how to avoid them.

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Capture Incredible Water Droplet Impacts with a High Speed Camera Rig

Some day, I want to do this! I’ll post some of my attempts at this in a later post.

High speed photography is great for capturing the moment when two water droplets collide and make incredibly beautiful fluid impacts.. Read more on MAKE The post Capture Incredible Water Droplet Impacts with a High Speed Camera Rig appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers ..

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Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top.. His work has led to many of the technical advances that we see in use today with computer generated imagery..

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