Tag: Exposure

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual mode. These four modes give you total control over the camera settings that make up exposure: aperture, shutter priority and ISO. Out […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Merry-Go-Round Long Exposure

With long exposures, you get the almost unique opportunity to capture a moment and literally see time go by. And while I find nighttime long exposure photography to be one of the best examples of great art, daytime long exposures take it one step further, since they’re so much more delicate to capture: Carousel (Via […]

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Three Variations on Long Exposure Landscape Photos

There’s probably no other genre in which long exposures are so heavily used than landscape photography. The convenience of mostly static subjects combined with the necessity of low ISOs means landscape shooters are often pushing their exposures well past the one-minute mark. This interesting video examines three variations on long exposures of similar subjects and […]

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Long exposure photography tips

Long exposures can be used to create beautiful and mysterious-looking images, transforming landscape or city scenes without any post-processing. It’s become one of my favourite techniques, and in my tutorial I’ll explain everything you need to know to get started with long exposures.… The post Long exposure photography tips appeared first on Cameralabs. Gordon Laing […]

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This crazy fire-and-water wedding portrait was shot in a single exposure

Photographer Markus Hofstaetter doesn’t shy away from challenging projects. Inspired by a previous fire-background hot-rod photo shoot he did, Hofstaetter had the idea to try this same technique with a portrait. There would just be one key difference: this one would be a single exposure. A photo shoot like this is all about safety, and […]

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Recommended Gear for Doing Long Exposure Photography at Twilight and Dusk

Have you ever come across beautiful cityscape photos captured at twilight and dusk (the so-called “blue hour”) with silky smooth water, like this Marina Bay (Singapore) photo below, and wonder how you could do that yourself? Assuming that you’ve already got your camera (a body and lens), let me go through some of the other […]

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Understanding Exposure: An Introduction to Photography

Final reminder! Deal ending tonight at midnight: The Ultimate Photography Bundle 2017 Mastering photography is like playing a musical instrument. Anyone can make noise on a piano, but to really make music, it is important to read music, learn proper fingering, and practice your scales. Learning how to control exposure is a similar discipline. It’s […]

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