Flash: The Bright Light at the End of the TunnelFlash. The bright light that blinds you before the picture is taken and leaves you and your family/friends looking like a bunch of Hellspawn on
a bad day. Sort of like this...
Well, did you know that flash can be your best friend instead of your worst enemy? It's true! Flash, when used in certain ways, can generally brighten up a dark scene or illuminate objects hidden by shadow, especially when outside!
Some general tips about flash and red-eye
Light gets dimmers the farther it travels. The same is true about flash. So subjects close to the flash when it goes off will be lit up while subjects farther away will be darker or hidden in shadow.
A flash-lit scene may not be evenly illuminated. To solve this problem, use a smaller aperture for subjects close to the flash and a larger aperture for subjects farther away.
Since flash is so quick, it usually catches an object in motion so you don't have to worry about anything blurring, thou
Lenses: Fish Eye LensPhoto by: Neil Creek 2007Lenses: Fish Eye Lens3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Fish eye lenses are really neat because of the unique properties they give to a photo including:
180 degree view get's everything in the frame
The wide angle distorts the photograph in an interesting way.
Types of Fish eye Lenses
Circular Fish Eye
Photo By: ESO/José Francisco Salgado 2010
Full-Frame Fish Eye
Photo By: Rick Sammon 2010
Zoom Fish Eye
Photo by Jonathan Eger 2011
Street Magician: The Photography of Chris Weeks→Street Magician: The Photography of Chris Weeks4 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
The Street Photography of Chris Weeks
It was only after many long frustrating hours of trying to describe what’s so special about the photographs of cweeks...
That I finally realized I was trying to describe something that wasn’t there.
I finally realized that the magical something that sets cweeks’ works apart from others is that his camera disappears. There is no sense as you look at his photos of street scenes and other captures that you are looking through a lens, even the lens of a particularly talented photographer. There is a sense of simply walking through a town and seeing what you happen to see – without the