HDR is great for capturing highlights, mid tones and low lights, there are however some downsides (for me anyway). You cant see how the merged image will look whilst out on the shoot and sometimes, direct sunlight can look very over exposed and 'flared' on the merged photograph.
I was in Devon at the weekend, staying with friends and enjoying a great evening celebrating 2 birthdays. On the first morning I took the opportunity to get up early and capture some shots of the stunning countryside that Devon is famous for.
Below is a collection of useful photography cheat sheets. As a quick reference guide these are a great way to remind yourself of a setting or learn a particular function on you camera.
This camerasutra image cropped up on Google+ today, surprised I haven't seen this before now! :)
18%+ of the internet is now powered by Wordpress. One of the reasons why Wordpress is so popular is it's simplicity and functionality. If your thinking of starting a photography blog or gallery, or already have one, then you'll inevitably include images.
Taking stunning sunset photos is something that requires forethought, patience and the correct set up. Capturing the true colour of a sunset is something that is often missed when to preparation is taken. A great sunset shot will look wonderful framed and will also be a great addition to you portfolio. Here are a few guidelines.
There are a number of tutorials n the net that explain the best ways to create a cover photo for social networks. Many of them go into detail about exact sizes and prolonged processes of combining all of your images in Photoshop. There is a MUCH easier way..