Snowtroopers HDR Originally uploaded by Tukay Canuck Yes it’s cold out, but that’s no excuse to stay indoors. Get out there and shoot; winter in Canada is gorgeous. If you are shooting with an SLR, there are some precautions you should take. 1) Keep your batteries warm. You should have at least a couple of
Month: December 2009
When doing studio shooting, there is practically an infinite combination of lighting setups that you can use in your arsenal. Before going wild with lighting setups, it is helpful to understand the basics of studio lighting and lighting ratios. Let’s talk about the basics of lighting components before talking about lighting ratios. One common setup
Waiting for the bus Originally uploaded by Tukay Canuck In our previous post we talked about panoramas. I said it was essential to use a tripod to build a panorama. This photo was taken by a handheld camera (an iPhone actually), and stitched together. Although it’s not nearly as good as a panorama taken with
Champlain Lookout Pano Originally uploaded by Tukay Canuck A panorama can be a cool effect for landscape portraits. Panoramas are much easier to do these days with digital cameras. You don’t have to buy a special panorama camera, or do anything too complicated. There are some basic steps to get a good panorama though. Here
Snowfall Originally uploaded by Tukay Canuck Well, the snow has finally hit Ottawa. We change our focus from colourful foliage to the white stuff. Ho ho ho.