|March 8, 2013||Posted by Photo GearHead under General, Miscellaneous|
The Slanted Lens has posted a new TSL video lesson featuring a location shoot where simulated rain is utilized. The photographer is using a new Canon 1DC 4k camera to shoot video of the event, as he tests the ability of pulling stills from the video using different shutter speeds with this $12,000.00-ish camera.
Bryan Peterson has posted a new installment of his “You Keep Shooting” series for the AdoramaTV Youtube channel. In this episode Bryan visits Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia, Canada and discusses and demonstrates some unique and creative techniques to enhance your landscape compositions by using immediate foreground interest. Bryan explains his technique of achieving foreground interest in three, easy steps.
Mikey Thompson from Lightenupandshoot.Com has posted a new video to his “Lightenupandshoot Mikey” Youtube channel titled “Conversation with Anita Nowacka and Michael Thompson.” In this video Michael Thompson and Anita Nowacka — two different professional photographers with two very different styles — sit down for an in depth, one on one discussion involving everything from their views on lighting and photography gear, to their thoughts on sharing a studio with a competitor, to exactly how to pronounce Anita Nowacka’s last name correctly. It all makes for a rather interesting and informative video.
From Kai Man Wong of DigitalRev comes a video offering wherein Kai challenges Graham Uden — A professional aerial photographer with more than fifteen years of experience — to get ten good shots, from an overflying helicopter, of Kai driving a Porsche 964 Speedster. Uden must first locate Kai in the Porsche before he is able to get the shots. Will he be successful?
BHPhotoVideoProAudio has uploaded a video titled “The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know” In this video, Jeff Cable discusses the most important fifteen — out of literally thousands available — Photoshop commands and tools that he believes every photographer should be familiar with in order to make the most of their re-touching and post-processing work in Photoshop.
Mark Wallace visits Phoenix, Arizona on behalf of SnapFactory in order to demonstrate how he uses the PocketWizard PlusX in order to trigger his camera remotely. Mark mounts his Canon 1DS Mark II to the rear mounted bike rack of his truck and uses the PocketWizard to remotely fire the camera in order to get some spectacular shots of a BMW motorcycle which is following the truck. Mark also demonstrates how he adds flash to the images to achieve a more dramatic effect.
Gavin Hoey from the PhotoGavin Youtube channel has uploaded another of his informative and entertaining “15 Minute Photo Challenge” videos. In this installment in the series Gavin visits a vintage store in Sussex and attempts to take as many great photos as he can within fifteen minutes. Gavin walks you through the challenge, demonstrating how he gets the shots, and finishes up with a demonstration of how he completes one of the photos by editing the RAW file in Photoshop.
And, to complete this Youtube photography video round-up, the BHPhotoVideoProAudio channel has uploaded a one and a half hour long video which features a talk given by Jeff Cable titled “Photography 101.” In his lecture, Jeff explains everything he believes the beginner should know if they want to take better photographs. He explains the correct way to take great photos using any camera, and talks about how it isn’t the gear, but the simple, basic do’s and don’ts of which many new photographers may not be aware. Mr. Cable talks, in depth, about such things as: The best places to take portrait shots with good lighting, achieving proper focusing, composition, when and how to use flash, and much more.