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In Part 3 of this four-part Introduction to Photography series, Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale breaks down the principles of composition. 0:00 - Introduction 3:12 - Composition: Why and How to Frame a Photo 7:24 - What Are You Trying to Say in Your Photos? 9:06 - What's in the Frame? 15:41 - Composing In-Camera 19:24 - Balance, Symmetry, Reflection, and Repetition 20:21 - Edges of the Frame/The Form of Elements in the Frame 27:35 - Lens Choice 31:24 - Finding the Angle 27:26 - Rule of Thirds, Leading Lines, and Framing 41:15 - Camera Tools
Do you capture those special moments with your child, but then wish for better final images? Do you want to know what to consider when photographing your child in order to get the best portraits? Brandon Cortez and Jack Salamanchuk from Panasonic share their tips for photographing kids, from camera settings to gear, from newborn to toddler, and from indoors to outdoors. What are your takeaways from this talk? Engage with us in the Comments section, below, and share your own advice for making great images of children. Sponsored by Panasonic
Go behind the scenes on Bobby and Dave’s photo shoot in which they photograph Dave’s dog. They share their pet photography tips, such as recommended camera gear, camera settings, and how to get the best out of your pet! Got that perfect pose and ready to expand your horizons? Check out these additional photography tutorials: Flower Photography Tips for Beginners
When it comes to moon photography, you might have many questions. How do you prepare for a moon photo shoot? What camera settings should you use? What gear do you need? Maria answers all these questions as she shows you how to photograph the moon! Read more moon photography tips at B&H Explora: 14 Tips for Shooting the Moon
Elena S. Blair demonstrates how to pose families and young children during a photoshoot in an efficient, yet natural, way.
Looking for self-portrait ideas while stuck at home? Maria Perez shows you how to clone yourself in a photo, teaching you how to composite and blend images in Photoshop. Take a look, then share your own adventures with self-portrait photography and let us know what other self-portrait photo techniques you'd like to see. Also check out these At-Home videos for more ways to help you stay creative at home.
In this photography tutorial, we'll go in-depth on splash photography, starting with our at-home studio setup and taking you through the photo shoot and photo editing process. We hope this video will inspire you while you’re taking photos at home! Also check out these At-Home videos for more ways to help you stay creative at home.
Just because we can’t travel right now doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy outdoor photography! During this DIY home photo shoot, Maria Perez talks about long-exposure photography settings (such as ISO, aperture, and shutter speed) and recommends gear to use, such as an ND filter. Watch along as she experiments with photographing a DIY waterfall, a bonfire, and light painting. Check out these At-Home videos for more ways to help you stay creative at home and let us know how you'll
236 Views· Posted 02/25/2020
Creating portraits on location can open up all kinds of opportunities for creativity but can also come with its own challenges. Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale discusses how he approaches those challenges while shooting on location. Topics in this tutorial include environmental portraiture, outdoor versus studio portrait photography, scouting out a location, outdoor lighting techniques, and more. Sponsored by Sony
292 Views· Posted 02/18/2018
In the following video, videographer Chase Kubasiak shows us how to capture the appearance of floating in water without breaking the bank. Kubasiak meets with photographer Melissa Morley, who has perfected this technique for her own work, and asks her to walk us through the process. Morley and Kubasiak describe the tools and materials you may need, as well as any post-production that needs to be done to complete the shot, by performing their own shoot for you to watch. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of
604 Views· Posted 02/14/2018
In this B&H Event Space video, photographer Joey Quintero walks you step-by-step through how to assemble the network of creatives who are essential to executing a successful fashion photo shoot. To give you a practical behind-the-scenes experience, he brings along some people with whom he regularly works—a fashion stylist, and a professional hair and make-up artist—who get right to work readying the model for the set. Once the makeup and styling are complete, Quintero leads the group through a posing session using a variety of different
2,073 Views· Posted 01/30/2018
In this B&H Event Space video, wedding photographers Laibel and Chana Schwartz show you how to create great portraits in less than desirable environments, allowing you to come away with happy customers, as well as elements for a noteworthy portfolio. During this presentation, the Schwartzes discuss the seven techniques they use to produce beautiful portraiture in any setting, despite tacky backgrounds. Learn their tips for finding your happy spot, thinking outside your box, changing your perspective, styling things yourself, or even
657 Views· Posted 09/13/2017
Rounding off fashion week, B&H takes a look at how makeup and lighting work together for successful fashion shoots. In this video, Cory Rice, a writer for the B&H Explora Blog, works with celebrity makeup artist Moani Lee and discusses how to combine makeup and lighting to create strong images in natural and artificial lighting setups.
712 Views· Posted 09/08/2017
In this class you'll learn how to make photos that reflect the beauty and mood of the landscape you see with your naked eye by using a combination of Lightroom Photoshop, along with tips and techniques on what adjustments work best.
1,528 Views· Posted 01/12/2017
In this video, photographer David Flores demonstrates how the amazingly fast Profoto D2 Monolight can be used to freeze motion. David explains why such a powerful strobe like the Profoto is necessary to get just the right shot, and how one should arrange the lights.