Street photography is a beautiful and spontaneous genre of the photographic art which can tell many stories within a single shot. I hope that these few tips, that I share in this article, will be of help to any beginner out there.1. Use layering to strengthen your compositionLayering is the process of capturing an image where various subjects are located at different planes within the same photograph. As you know a wide aperture provides a shallow depth of field, that aims to distinctly separate... continue reading
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I have discussed the space definition and camera position relative to space. In this one I have wrote my ideas regarding the lenses and how they affect the spce, wide angle and telephoto lens.When we use a wide-angle lens, we are expanding all visually space. For creating visual depth, the expansion supports the concept of layering by extending all the spaces. The visual expansion of space is based directly on distance relationships, between elements in the frame and the camera's position. If... continue reading
Using Space Management and Layering, we manipulate the two dimensional photographic space and introduce depth by changing the relationship of distance between elements and their size.Positive and negative space occupies all areas within any scene in the camera's viewfinder. Positive space is simply, the space the elements or subjects occupy within the frame; Main subjects is the positive space that visually is the most important element in the frame and Secondary Subjects are all other positive... continue reading
Yeah! I finally got an image accepted for Assignment!This image was created via layering multiple exposures of a clock ticking, with each shot taken 1 sec apart, coinciding exactly with the second hand arriving at the mark.These multiple images were then layered in Photoshop with each succeeding layer's opacity a constant fraction less than the previous one. In this case I think I used 75%.But such layering would not work if not for Photoshop CS3 new Auto Align Layers by Content, which... continue reading
I'll admit it, trying to render this scene in one take was going to take more time than I was willing to put up with.And I'd heard about layering a render.After asking around, I discovered this tutorial, Making The MassiveIt worked just great! continue reading
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