Freelensing technique is also called lens whacking and this technique can be used to also create tilt shift effect and hence this also has another name called poor man’s tilt shift lens. When freelensing, the plane of focus is no longer parallel to the image sensor of the camera but is tilted depending on how the lens is being tilted. In this article, we will look at how to use freelensing techniques for creative photography.
Trick photography is a genre where the photographer can use special effects, techniques, tricks when capturing the photograph and making them look like they were manipulated, while they are not. All you need is a good understanding of exposure, how the camera works, use some tricks, techniques and creativity to capture photographs that stand out. Here are 8 useful tutorials that will help you to improve your skills in trick photography.
Gimbals have become invaluable tools not only for videographers but also for photographers that dabble in video. In fact, they are not entirely restricted to video, there are one or two very good uses for photography also. Once you have invested in a gimbal you will have to spend some time learning the basic movements. […]
I am a bit of a traditionalist, for the traditionalist, some might read grumpy old man. Having cut my photographic teeth on celluloid and chemicals, my tradition, when it came to shooting stills was to look through the viewfinder. Indeed, the sight of someone holding a camera at arm’s length to shoot anything other than […]
Although the Harris Shutter Effect is an old film technique, it can be used today. This is a fun project if you like playing with colours in photography. Here is a guide to the Harris Shutter Effect, what it is and why you should give it a go.
If you have a good understanding of light, know how to control light and have a good knowledge of using your camera, then you will be able to make brilliant images that stand out against a black background, even if you have not used a black background.
In this article, we will look at the different ways on how to get black background in photographs. You can use one of the techniques or a combination of them to get the desired results.