Photo Technique

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When the lighting is perfect, shooting a wedding is easy. But that doesn’t happen often, perhaps an hour outdoors at the end of a sunny day. What about the rest of the occasion? Professional photographer Moshe Zusman comes to the rescue with a series of solutions that can work in any location.

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The title belies the content. Sports Illustrated photographer Damian Strohmeyer has spent twenty-plus years photographing sports for the world's largest sports magazine, everywhere from the frozen tundra of Green Bay's Lambeau Field to The Big House at the University of Michigan, from Fenway Park to Yankee Stadium.

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Veteran photographer Mel DiGiacomo visits the B&H Event Space and discusses his approach to covering weddings and other types of events. DiGiacomo has worked for such notable clients as Ron Howard's daughter, former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell and tennis champion Pam Shriver.

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With the right software knowledge, you can do anything. So begins Tony Sweet’s two-hour seminar on digital processing using a variety of software solutions from Nik Software, Topaz Labs and more. As Sweet points out, composition is critical to start with, but after that all bets are off.

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Covering the wide arc of functions of the Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT, John Stoilov gives a thorough overview of this flash’s capabilities and what separates it from previous Canon Speedlite models. 

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In this video, professional photographer Erin Manning provides a foundation of some basic lighting principles and how to apply these techniques to your portraiture. Utilizing constant, daylight-balanced light sources and a variety of light modifiers, Manning gives a broad overview of lighting setups and how to modify your lighting in accordance with your subject.

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The photographer who wants to go beyond the editing functions of Aperture or Lightroom will find in Tim Grey’s presentation of Photoshop CS6 a wealth of knowledge, workflow ideas and hopefully inspiration for greater creative expression. 

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For decades Adobe Photoshop has been an enormously powerful and helpful tool for image makers everywhere. Unfortunately, as each edition has brought new controls and functions, it has also become somewhat daunting to learn how to use the program.

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You’ve probably already seen HDR (High Dynamic Range) photographs before—whether you knew what they were or not—and perhaps you even wondered to yourself, “How did they do that?” 

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What better way to learn nature photography than from a National Geographic photographer in the exclusive B&H Event Space? Michael Melford is an excellent resource for any photographer looking for some insight.

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Moose Peterson has received many awards for his wildlife, landscapes, and aviation photography. While still very much a practicing photographer, he also finds time to teach and write.

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Macro photography is photography magnified, with an emphasis on detail, pattern and texture. It allows us to enter a world that is normally hidden from the naked eye. In this one-hour video, Barbara Leven takes us on a fascinating journey using an abundant display of her botanical photographs.

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Philip Bloom was an early adopter of HDSLR video functionality, and using the Canon 5D Mark II, has done much to advance the art and science of this relatively new way of filmmaking. 

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For some photographers, it’s all about getting the image right in camera, for others it’s using non-traditional tools and the post processing that intrigues them. Dan Burkholder’s work certainly contains much of the latter and the title of his recent book, iPhone Artistry, speaks volumes.

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An extension of Joey Quintero’s Event Space lighting master classes, this five-minute video features tips on how to use the Impact Lite Trek 400 battery-powered flash, a great portable solution for lighting enhancement. As in all of his presentations, Quintero provides a good deal of practical information in this hands-on, outdoor shooting segment.

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