Summary: Hosted by photography instructor/author Scott Wittenburg, this podcast is for anybody who wants to learn the secrets of taking better photographs digitally and traditionally. Tips on camera settings, lenses, lighting, composition, exposure, studio photography, difficult shooting situations, black and white film, darkroom techniques and alternative processes are among the topics to be covered. Subscribers are encouraged to submit questions to the host, who will address them in future podcasts.
In this lesson, we take an in-depth look at an 8x10 large format view camera. Included are details on how a view camera works, how to load film or paper, and all you need to know on how to set up for taking a shot.
In this lesson, we continue our adventure in Lomography and review the Fuji Instax 200 series instant camera and the Instax Mini 7S.
This lesson is an actual assignment taken from my new Photoshop 101 course at Udemy. Although the images used in the lesson aren't downloadable via the podcast, you can still learn how to use some of the tools and techniques in Adobe Photoshop to correct exposure, contrast, color balance in your own images.
In this lesson, learn how to take great shots at night with either a digital or film camera. Tips on camera settings and exposure control are offered to help assure success of landscape shots taken at night or in low light situations.
In this lesson, a popular set of iPhone lens attachments are put to the test. Among the lenses reviewed are the macro, fisheye, 8X telephoto, and 60X microscopic lenses included in what is known as the "Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit." Get Sample of The Story Behind The Images
In this lesson, learn how to get started in this popular retro photography genre via the ultra-cheap Holga and Diana cameras. Several models of Holga plus the Diana are presented in detail plus tips on how to use them to create your own lomographic art. Holgas at BandH Holgacamera.com Diana Cameras
In this lesson, learn about several of the different types of lens filters available that you can use to enhance your creativity and improve your photos. Special lens attachments and accessories are also explored in detail.
In this lesson, learn what infrared photography is and how to shoot infrared shots either digitally and with IR film. Information on infrared film types, infrared filter types and tips on exposure settings are discussed in detail.
Take a walk with your host as he discusses various ways to deal with "shooter's block." Discover what makes a photo "art" and learn tips on utilizing the elements of art and design principles to create your own art. Please note: this is a shortened, edited version of this epsiode. Due to the large file size, it has been condensed. The complete episode may be viewed in its entirety on the Photography 101 app in HQ.
In this lesson, learn how to create salt prints at home without using film or a darkroom. Step-by-step instructions are presented for creating a digital negative in Photoshop and then contact printing the image onto photosensitive watercolor paper. Explore how the photographic process works and create you own unique photographic print - all without a darkroom! Order Salt Print Kit
In this lesson, learn helpful tips on photographing firework displays using a DSLR or SLR camera. Info on exposure settings, lens choices, composition and so on are presented in great detail.
In this series debut on portraiture, learn how to shoot successful studio portraits and what is needed to set up your own studio at home. Learn about the different types of studio lighting equipment available, setting up different lighting scenarios and backgrounds plus watch some student portrait sessions in action. Studio Flash Equipment Studio Hot Lighting Equipment Studio Backgrounds
In this lesson, learn what different kinds of SLR lenses are available and which lens works best for a variety of shooting situations. What to look for while shopping for zoom and prime lenses, macro, telephoto and wide-angle lenses plus tips on choosing the best lens for the job/genre are offered by the host. Features such as image stabilization and depth-of-field preview are discussed in detail. Also included is a guide to lens accessories and their functions: teleconverters, extension tubes, close-up filters, fisheye attachments and more. Lenses by Nikon Lenses by Canon
In this lesson: learn what camera obscura is, how cameras work and how to build your own pinhole camera. The host presents the history and features of several types of cameras including a large format view camera, a medium format TLR, SLR and Holga plus a small format 35 mm SLR. A step-by-step demo on how to construct a functional pinhole camera using common household items is included. View more pinhole cameras and images Purchase black and white sheet filmPurchase color sheet film
In this lesson, learn how to create stunning HDR (high dynamic range) images using Photomatix, a FREE downloadable program. Also learn how to bracket exposures, an essential step in HDR imaging. See More HDR images Download PhotoMatix