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The Composite/HDR Portrait
Tutorials

The Composite/HDR Portrait

In this lesson, Michael Corsentino taps into the power of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography and combines it with the technique of background dropout to create a dramatic sports portrait.

PHOTONews Links – Summer 2011
PhotoNews Links

PHOTONews Links – Summer 2011

The comprehensive list of links from the Summer 2011 edition of PHOTONews magazine.

Young monks in Amarapura, Myanmar (formally Burma), walking across the ‘’U Bein Bridge’’ at sunset. This is the longest teak bridge in the world (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarapura). Nikon D200, AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED, @400mm, ISO- 100, f/13, 1/640, AWB, Pattern metering, Auto focus. Shot without filtration, handheld, from a small boat. No post-processing, no crop. Untouched file that came out the camera.
Springboard

Springboard – "U Bein Bridge" at Sunset by Hugues Gervais

Photo by Hugues Gervais

This action photo was shot in ambient interior light with a 400mm f/2.8 lens. I set the camera to 1/250 second at f/2.8, ISO 800, and waited for the definitive moment to trip the shutter.
Editor's Choice

Keeping an Eye on the Action! by André Pichette

For almost a quarter of a century, Montreal photographer André Pichette has thrilled Canadians with images of the leading personalities in a wide range of Olympic and professional sports.

Managing the Light by Eli Amon
Tutorials

Managing the Light by Eli Amon

Since I began writing lighting articles for PHOTONews, many readers have asked me how they could achieve better portraits using shoe-mount flash units.

A femaile mule deer silhouetted against the Alberta sky
Destinations

Alberta Badlands – Layers of Time by Wayne Lynch

In the treeless prairie, many birds resort to nesting on the ground, hidden among tufts of grass or buried under bushy shrubs. The western meadowlark is one such bird, and one of my favourites to photograph in the spring, when its cheerful flute-like song bubbles across the prairie.

Landscape Photography - Any type of light can be used creatively as a source of illumination and inspiration. my vehicle's high beams were directed across this field, casting a shadow on the bale. Pentax 645, Pentax 45mm lens, Fuji Provia 100 slide film.
Inspiration

Photo Inspiration – Communication by Daryl Benson

Photography is all about communicating. Ideas, inspiration, location or sales pitch, an image can often communicate where words flounder.

How to Have Fun with Night Photography by Michel Roy
Editor's Choice / Tutorials

How to Have Fun with Night Photography by Michel Roy

Shooting after dark is a challenge for the avid photographer, but if you are well prepared, you can create amazing images after the sun goes down.

In the Field with the Tamron 200-500mm F/5-6.3 by David Hemmings
Reviews

In the Field with the Tamron 200-500mm F/5-6.3 by David Hemmings

  David Hemmings is a world-renowned bird photographer, and President of Nature’s Photo Adventures, specializing in unique tours for photographers of all skill levels.

Award Winners – Summer 2011
Editor's Choice

Award Winners – Summer 2011

The annual meeting of the Technical Image Press Association to vote for the best photographic and imaging products in 2011 was held on 9 April 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. This year at the TIPA General Assembly 29 member magazines voted for the best product in each category.