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Photography tips

Article by jessiet01

There are various forms of photography; they include fine art photography, food photography, fashion, nude, forensic, travel, sports etc, among many others. The various controls in a camera include focus, aperture, white balance, shutter speed, metering, ISO speed, and auto-focus point. Camera controls are inter-related. The total amount of light reaching the film plane changes with the duration of exposure, aperture of the lens, and, and the effective focal length of the lens. Changing any of these controls can alter the exposure. Many cameras may be set to adjust most or all of these controls automatically. This automatic functionality is useful for occasional photographers in many situations.

Image capture is only part of the image forming process. Regardless of material, some process must be employed to render the latent image captured by the camera into the final photographic work. This process consists of two steps, development and printing. During the printing process, modifications can be made to the print by several controls. Many of these controls are similar to controls during image capture, while some are exclusive to the printing process. Most controls have equivalent digital concepts, but some create different effects.

All photography was originally monochrome; most of these photographs were black and white. Even after color film was readily available, black-and-white photography continued to dominate for decades, due to its lower cost and its “classic” photographic look. It is important to note that some monochromatic pictures are not always pure blacks and whites, but also contain other hues depending on the process. The red-eye effect in photography is the common appearance of red pupils in color photographs of eyes. It occurs when using a photographic flash very close to the camera lens in ambient low light. The red-eye effect is a photographic effect, not seen in nature.Microstock photography is an offshoot of traditional stock photography. A number of microstock sites also sell vector art, and some sell Flash animations and video, as well as images. iStockphoto and stockxchange are examples of Microstock.

There are many photography blog on the internet which offer photography tricks and tips for aspiring photographers. Apart from this, there are many video tutorials which guide amateur photographers. Even expert photographers host websites put videos and some of their best photographs. There are a few key points to be noted before taking a photograph. It is possible that more pictures are ruined by camera shake than any other reason. When a point-and-shoot picture is taken, the shutter stays open long enough to make a good exposure. Camera shake occurs while the shutter is open and exposing the film. If there is any movement, it will show up as motion lines and ghost images. This often happens in low light, with longer shutter speeds needed to expose the image. The more you zoom in, the more the camera will shake. So getting a sharp picture with a zoom requires a much higher shutter speed than if you were using a wide-angle lens.

A photographer is a person who takes a photograph using a camera. A professional photographer uses photography to make a living whilst an amateur photographer does not earn a living and typically takes photographs for pleasure and to record an event, place or person for future enjoyment. Some of the world’s best photographers are Helmut Newton, Baron Wolman, Dorothea Longue, and Stephen Avarez. Other famous photographers include Rolf Aamot, AnSel Adams, Cris Alexander etc.

Photography is the process, activity and art of creating still or moving pictures by recording radiation on a sensitive medium, such as a photographic film or an electronic sensor.

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DIY Camera Stabilizer, Filmmaking Tips: Backyard FX

Back to basics! Erik shows you how to build your own DIY Camera Stabilizer for a Digital SLR camera. This rig will help stabilize your SLR camera when taking video, and create a more comfortable camera mount. Indy Mogul’s Backyard FX features cheap, DIY filmmaking tips and tutorials including special effects, props, and camera equipment. ‘Build’ episodes on Mondays and ‘Original Short’ test films on Tuesdays featuring the build. Website: Submit Twitter: Facebook:
Video Rating: 4 / 5 – in this video, we demonstrate how we used worth of equipment to build a fairly smooth and reliable dolly and track. The test footage turned out quite nice and shows how the dolly actually performs.
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Straightforward Tips To Construct A Chicken House

Article by Todd Young

Chickens require a warm place to live. They need a place where their natural enemies can?t break in and transport them or their young away into the night. They require shelter when the climate takes a nasty turn. You will need to make certain you build a snug hen house since drafty ones are harmful for chickens. If you have never put together a chicken house previously, it is easy to learn how to construct a good chicken coop.

Scout out space where you wish to construct a chicken coop. Rookies often decide to construct a coop without finding out about the ground saturation in advance. In the event that the place tends to pool water, it’s a really bad spot to set up a coop.

Chickens should have a dry area. You will need a level place to construct the coop on, but never build a hen house right on the ground. Have you previously had a snake or rodent enter an exterior building or shed? These same predators could quickly get inside hen coops that are constructed flat on the ground no matter how much chicken fencing you put up round the coop.

Predators won’t just arrive on the ground either. Hawks plus other large birds will grab smaller chickens and take off with them. Any time the chickens are outside of the coop, they must be protected from these types of predators too.

Moisture inside of a coop is not healthy for chickens. You?ll need to make sure you have some form of opening for air to stir through. Some chicken owners use a simple vent, while other chicken owners put in a screened window that will open.

Those who take shortcuts carve a little hole in the plywood and nail a screen over that, but this is not recommended. The ventilation opening has to be one that can be shut in case of bad weather conditions or simply constructed so that rainwater together with major drafts cannot get inside the building.

Seeing that chickens cannot fly as well as other birds, make sure you do not place the perches too high from the floor where they can get hurt should they have a fall. Perches should not be erected any higher than three to four feet off the ground.

Nesting boxes need to be erected lower than the perches (to prevent them from being the place the chickens prefer to sleep) and needs to be deep enough to make the hen feel secure.

When building nesting boxes, make sure to slant the top of it simply because chickens really like to rest on the flat surface of the boxes. The reason behind the slanted top is simply because if chickens roost on the top, as they do their business, you will end up with quite a build up of droppings to continually clean away.

Give the front of the nesting box a ledge so that the hen will be able to balance there while getting in and out of the nest. Follow these recommendations and you?ll have put together a hen coop that lasts.

To learn more about how to build a backyard chicken coop, visit Raising Backyard Chickens.

Chickens require a warm place to live. They require a place where their natural predators cannot break in and transport them and/or their baby chicks away into the night. They require shelter when the weather takes a nasty turn. You will need to make certain you make a snug coop as drafty ones are hazardous for hens.

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Stock Photography Tips from John Lund: How to Take Great Stock Photos

Go to SilberStudios.Tv. Marc interviews John Lund, an award-winning San Francisco stock photographer. Watch as he explains his techniques for taking unique stock photos that stand out from the crowd, and learn inside secrets for creating stock photography as well as down-to-earth tips for photographers of all levels. John takes us through the steps he follows to create photos that stop people in their tracks. His passion is to create new photographic realities, which he has been doing for 30 years.
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Another #askDRTV, and a question asking us what stock photography is all about. In this video, Kai, Lok & Alamby show you what stock photography is and the quick and easy way to making some images to make money on stock/micro stock photo websites.
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