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.
It's time to share this year's winning photos from the Annual Photo Contest. You will be amazed at the talent of these young photographers/artists! Visit the HS website to view past contest results
In this lesson, learn how to re-photograph virtually any print with transparency film and turn it into a 2x2" slide for processes like image transfers, emulsion lifts and more! Also included is a step-by-step tutorial on developing slide (transparency) film.
Take a mini tour of London with your host as he shares his images and experiences of a recent trip to the U.K. Highlights include the famous Abbey Road crossing and EMI Studios, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.
In this lesson you will learn how to construct a pinhole camera that produces a black and white print without the use of film. The secret is a special photo paper made by Ilford called Harman Direct Positive Paper. Detailed instructions on how to build the camera, load, shoot and process the paper are also included. Links to everything you need are included.
In this lesson learn tips on photographing artwork mounted in glass frames while avoiding glare or reflections. You can also use these tips for photographing copyprints or any 2D document that must be faithfully rendered, glare-free and color-balanced.
This lesson is an actual assignment taken from my 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, we continue our adventure in Lomography and review both the Fuji Instax 200 series instant camera and the Instax Mini 7S.
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 as well as 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 episode, Scott shares the winning images of this year's annual photo contest at UAHS. Info on how the images were created and brief critiques are also included. View all of the former photo contests
In this lesson, learn how to shoot silhouettes both in the studio and outdoors. Tips on exposure settings, subject placement and lighting scenarios are demonstrated in detail.
In this lesson, learn about some 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.
In this lesson, learn how to create image transfers and emulsion lifts using Fuji instant film. Step-by-step instructions of these alternative processes show you how to create unique pieces of photographic art. Express Slides
In this lesson, explore the history of Polaroid and the evolution of instant photography throughout the years. Learn how you can still use old classic Polaroid cameras today, how they work, and how to get started in this classic, artistic medium. Details on film packs, integral film, loading film and how to use a Holga Polaroid film back are also included. Fuji Pack Films Impossible Project Integral Films Fuji Instax Cameras and Films
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.