As discussed in Episode 72, here are the four images that I would like you to review to see the power of emotion in a photograph.
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A photograph without emotion is just a snapshot. It has no legs, and doesn't stand up. Emotional commotion is what makes an image. A great image needs emotion, not merely technical correctness. Find out why this is true.Read More
This post is a supplement to the audio podcast Episode 69 : Understanding Low Key and High Key of Make Better Photos and Videos. Please listen to the episode to fully understand the purpose of this supplement.Read More
Welcome to episode 67 of Make Better Photos and Videos. This time I examine colour theory. How are colours made in light, how we can use them to advantage and the emotional impact that colours have on viewers.Read More
Hey everyone! Welcome to Episode 64 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In this episode, I explore what goes into successful tethering of your camera to your computer. Tethering can be a really empowering tool, so listen in, to learn how to make it work.Read More
Welcome to Episode 63 of Make Better Photos and Videos. This episode I dive into the realities of bokeh. What it means, what goes into bokeh and how to best achieve nice looking bokeh. Sit back, and have a listen.
According to some the market for digital cameras is dying. Here in Episode 62 of Make Better Photos and Videos, I look at the facts and why your current camera may actually be the best product for you.Read More
Hey everyone. Welcome to Episode 60 of Make Better Photos and Videos. This time, I challenge you to review and analyze images by some great photographers, to track what you see in the images and how they effect you as a viewer. There's a good variety and it's tough work, but you will learn to see better as a result. What to try? Listen in...Read More
Welcome to episode 59 of Make Better Photos and Videos. I have a challenge for you this episode. It's all about your, potentially, first video project. You'll build a storyboard, set up shots, shoot them and assemble them into a finished video. Ready to take this on? Have a listen!Read More
Welcome to Episode 58 of Make Better Photos and Videos. I apologize for the delay between episodes, things got a little busy, but I expect to be back on track.
In this episode, I take a look at filters, which ones I recommend, and which ones that I do not. There are many choices in this realm, making good ones will help you make better photos and videos.Read More
Welcome to Episode 57 of Make Better Photos and Videos, this is called "Mish Mash" because it contains a number of topics instead of just one. In this episode, I discuss Canon's CP+ announcements, Rawtherapee, Sigma's new lenses, Nikon's financials, Fujifilm's new Fujinon Cinema lenses for E mount and beg Adobe for some speed. Click the play button to have a listenRead More
Welcome to episode 56 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In this episode I review a very particular light shaping tool, the beauty dish. I talk about placement, optional accessories, my favourite dishes and what to look for when adding a beauty dish to your kit.Read More
Hey everyone! Welcome to Episode 55. This episode I have a rather tough development project for you to consider. It's called the 15 in 60 and while it's hard, it is incredibly valuable in helping you to improve your ability to "see".
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