In this video I talk you through the value of calibrating your laptop, and how to ensure you see the correct color in your stills and video when editing in different locations.
In this video I show you how to use manual focus lenses and a home garden hose to create awesome rain portraits!
Buyer beware - my advice and personal experiences with Huub Knox and Kamaguna company.
Join Mark and I for a fun chat in Lima Peru
Grain and Noise are NOT the same thing.
What is Hyperfocal Distance? How do you calculate it and how can you use it in your shooting?
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I went to see The Revenant - and it is reminiscent of Citizen Kane and The Night of The Hunter in its use of Deep Focus.
Need to remove a spot, blemish, sensor dust or a bigger item from your photo?
In this series I will show you all you need to know to get started in concert and event photography.
One light, lots of options.
Itwas great fun joining Tony & Chelsea for a live chat.
It is great to collaborate - a source of richer ideas and results.
Season Finale - Tina takes on Lightroom - and season recap.
Which colour space should you set your camera to, and what should you output your edited work to?
City and waterscapes - peaceful? Not exactly - Tina was Frantic!
Two important lessons to be learnt from the DRESSGATE phenomena.
Challenge yourself, develop your skills and your own distinct style.
There is more than one way to get the exposure you want - and there are times you will want to take over from letting the camera make all the decisions.
When natural light alone isn't giving the results you want - use your flash!
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Matt, Tina and Benjamin Von Wong talk about going PRO, and share their insights to inspire you on your path
Welcome to the EPIC conclusion to Season 1.
In this weeks video we discuss images that Tina and I both love - why they work, how they were shot etc - with the view to inspiration and learning.
This is a big one - we run through lens technology - what lenses are best for what usage, and demystify the lens terminology jargon.
A 12 step guide to pricing, designing, editing and printing your own photography book or album.
ISO rounds out our trio of Exposure videos. What are the trade offs? It goes WAY beyond noise/grain.
Things you as a photographer should consider BEFORE, DURING & AFTER a shoot with a model, to make it a success.
Master your flash & Turn day to night using extreme flash power. Strobists UNITE!
Create a crafted 3 light portrait outdoors, using just 1 flash, a reflector and the sun.
Use the sun as your key light and reflector to fill and soften shadows to create pleasing portraits, even in harsh daylight.
Here I show adding EXIF data as a watermark - shutter speed, aperture, metering, camera model etc.
In this series I am opening up my portraiture archives from a few years back, to revisit, discuss and deconstruct them. I hope you enjoy it!
What happens to field of view? When is a 50mm a true 50mm?
A true Macro lens will reproduce your subject at 1 to 1 size on the sensor.