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Knowing Light: An Illuminating PrimerPhotographers, do you know what your medium is? For other forms of art, the answer to this question is easy: painters use paint, sketchers use pencil, and musicians use sound. But as a photographer, your medium is light.Knowing Light: An Illuminating Primer by superkev
Many beginner photographers have trouble grasping this concept. Perhaps it's because light is such a difficult thing to understand. In fact, scientists have only recently made major discoveries about light that shape our beliefs and use of it.
Here are some things you should know about light:
:1: First of all, light is "stuff." It will really help you to understand how to work with it if you know that light is actually made up of tiny particles that spew from light sources, like light bulbs, flashes, and the sun. I like to think of light being like water. Spotlights spray light in a very concentrated way, like a garden hose. Umbrellas and softboxes spray light in a diffused way, like a soft misting spray bottle. The sun sprays massive quantities of light particles in e
PANORAMA PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST RESULTS!!Before I start, I want to thank everyone for their support - this contest has been running for almost half a year and many of you have played a key role in either donating prizes or drumming up support within the community. It has been a devious effort to remember!PANORAMA PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST RESULTS!! by Argocat8
The only commonality in this contest was the fact that entrants set out to create panoramas. The guidelines were simple: use at least 5 frames, create a final piece no more than 3000 pixels tall / wide, and stick to traditional darkroom techniques. By August 1st I had received a total of 453 submissions which met the contest criteria. Stunning. Each piece was different from the last - different views, different subjects, different concepts, and different ways of finding loop-holes within the contest rules.
The winning entries reflect the difficulty of creating a panorama - from harsh lighting conditions, finding a sweeping view in dense urban architecture, or exposing all four walls of a tiny apartment in a 360 degree photog
|My name is Daniella Koontz and I own my own business as a wedding/portrait photographer in Central Florida. I've been an active member of deviantART for over a decade, offering everybody a looking into my personal growth as an artist, photographer, wife and mother. Welcome to my world!|