Light Trails, or the streaky red glow of auto tail lights in your images, is one of the most popular effects in photography.  It’s also one of the easiest effects to create, provided you follow a few simple techniques. Here’s a great tutorial on How To Photograph Light Trails, courtesy of the folks over at PictureCorrect. All you’ll need is a tripod (or a way to keep your camera steady to avoid blurry images) and a camera that will allow you to adjust it’s shutter speed.  Find a place near a road (where you won’t get hit by passing traffic [More]
Kai, Alamby and the DRTV crew are back, this time for part III of their “Stuck at Home” video series. In this video, DRTV takes a camera and a lens…but they never mount the lens on the camera. “Freelensing is all about holding the lens in front of the camera for some bokehlicious fun. But just what are the results like and how do you do it?” Consider this an open thread…
(Via PictureCorrect) Here’s an easy to follow video tutorial by photographer Ben Canales (video above) that helps to take out a lot of the guesswork when it comes to proper exposure for shooting the night sky. Canales goes over a couple different cameras and what you can expect of them, and although he’s using DSLRs in his tutorial, you can apply the same principles when using your mirrorless system. If you’ve been meaning to learn about this fascinating photography genre, this is a great place to start. From PictureCorrect:  Canales instructs us to take a variety of sample shots to [More]
(From PetaPixel)   While in High School, photographer Devon Mikale created a lengthy manual for his newspaper class to help others learn how to get started in Photoshop. The high school’s faculty loved it so much that they ended up purchasing it for re-distribution in future classes. Mikale has graciously allowed us to publish the guide here for free. There’s a lot of images and information, but if you’re just getting started and have been overwhelmed by all the different things you need to learn, this guide will walk you through the fundamentals. If you’d like a copy to print out [More]