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Wednesday Photography Tips: LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY TIP

Easy Landscape Photography Tip 

Landscape Photography is the easiest and yet more skillful category in photography. Today, Brett Michaud shared a landscape photography tip, and it is straightforward to follow. 

Landscape Photography Tip

Slow Shutter Landscape Photography Tip.
Slow Shutter Landscape Photography Tip.

Brett’s Landscape Photography Tip 

Landscape photography is a popular genre, and many new photographers try to master landscape photography techniques. Here is a quick tip for a widespread skill among photographers. 

 

I used a 30-second exposure to give the water a soft, almost ethereal look in this image. This effect helps to convey movement and is a popular technique amongst landscape photographers. 

 

This technique requires using a neutral density filter in bright light conditions, which effectively restricts the amount of light that strikes the sensor in your camera.

Do you want to learn more about Landscape Photography Techniques?

Photographers and artists use many different techniques to create great scenery masterpieces. Most of these techniques are simple and easy to apply. If learning these skills and techniques interests you, we invite you to join one of our tours. Click HERE to see our upcoming classes and register for those that interest you.

That is all for now. Stay tuned for my next photography Tips. We love to hear from you. Let us know if you have any questions, feel free to send us your questions, and we will be more than happy to answer them. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more Free Tutorials and Tips.

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Landscape Photography Workshop Maple Ridge Dyke
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CAPTURING THE BEAUTY OF NATURE

Techniques for Capturing the Beauty of Nature

A lovely scene does not necessarily make a fabulous picture. Let us assist you in capturing the beauty of nature by showing you special techniques!  

 

Two Expert Photographers as your Personal Instructors

Your instructors, Ted Karlsalr and Brett Michaud, teach you unique skills and tips to capture the best pictures and be proud of your achievements.

Maple Ridge Photography Tour

Maple ridge Photo Tour
Discover the beauty of BC in your backyard in Maple Ridge Photo Tour

Landscape Photography Workshop

Omnilargess Photography Classes and Brett Michaud Photography @brett_michaud_photography wish to share with you their extensive knowledge of landscape photography in this five-hour fully hands-on workshop.

We show you how to locate a place, find the best focal view, set your camera correctly, and more!

We also cover how to take photos of birds and wildlife in this course. 

 

Small Class Size Provides One-on-one Interaction!

Between two instructors and the small group, you will find the personal instructions for your camera and style of photography.   

Maple Ridge Photography Tour

Maple Ridge Photography Tour
Landscape Photography skills are easy to learn.

Do you want to learn more?

Click HERE to learn more. And as always, feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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That is all for now. Stay tuned for my next photography Tips. We love to hear from you. Let us know if you have any questions, feel free to send us your questions, and we will be more than happy to answer them. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more Free Tutorials and Tips.

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Nitobe Garden Photo Walk Nitobe Garden
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Digital Camera Crash Course 2023 High Street Office
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Landscape Photography Workshop Maple Ridge Dyke
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LEARN PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY High Street Office
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Chasing Shadows High Street Office
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Youth Summer Photography Program High Street Office
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TOFINO BC PHOTO TOUR Tofino, BC
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JAPANESE GARDEN PHOTO TOUR

Japanese gardens are recognized for their beauty in every season. They offer the most astonishing scenes for photography. 

 

Nitobe Japanese Garden

Vancouver has many amazing sights for photography, and Nitobe Japanese garden is one of them. 

However, capturing its beauty needs to know few skills.  

Our Nitobe Garden Photography Tour is specially developed to equip you with these unique techniques.

In this four-hour workshop, you learn how to spot a location, set up your camera, and use special techniques to enhance photos.

Your instructors, Ted Karlsalr and Brett Michaud teach you unique skills and tips to take amazing pictures and be proud of your achievements.

 

Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Brett and Ted share their expertise in Landscape photography to show you how to locate a place, find the best focal view, and much more!

We also cover how to take photos using ND Filters, Long Exposure, creating the third dimension, and much more.

It is a four-hour hands-on class with two experts at your side to assist you. 

 

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Nitobe Garden Photo Walk Nitobe Garden
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Digital Camera Crash Course 2023 High Street Office
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Beginners Photography Class, Summer Bootcamp High Street Office
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LAC DU BOIS PHOTO TOUR Lac du Bois, British Columbia
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TOFINO BC PHOTO TOUR Tofino, BC
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Wednesday Photography Tips: SELF-TIMER

Using Self-Timer to its Potentials

Do you use your camera’s self-timer? It is not just for taking pictures of yourself; it has more uses. Here are a few tips on using the camera’s self-timer more creatively.

Most digital cameras offer at least two different self-timer, a 10-second and a 2-second timer.

The 10-second timer provides a longer time, so you can jump in front of the camera and join the gang to capture a group shot or a self-portrait.

Self Portrait

Merry Christmas

If you shoot long exposure on a tripod and don’t want to create any camera shake while triggering the shutter, use the 2-second timer to stabilize the camera even more. That is the function I use pretty often.

2-second Self-Timer

2-second Self-Timer
Use the 2-second Self-Timer to stabilize your camera on a tripod when shooting long exposure.

2-second Self-Timer

Slow shutter speed makes the moving elements blurry and creates amazing effect.
Slow shutter speed makes the moving elements blurry and creates amazing effect.

Do you want to learn more?

We offer a variety of photography tours to cover many aspects of landscape photography. There are many hidden features in your digital camera. Discover these features by joining our Photo Tours to learn special skills in landscape photography. Click HERE to see the list of tours.

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Nitobe Garden Photo Walk Nitobe Garden
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Digital Camera Crash Course 2023 High Street Office
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Beginners Photography Class, Summer Bootcamp High Street Office
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LAC DU BOIS PHOTO TOUR Lac du Bois, British Columbia
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Landscape Photography Workshop Maple Ridge Dyke
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LEARN PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY High Street Office
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Chasing Shadows High Street Office
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Youth Summer Photography Program High Street Office
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TOFINO BC PHOTO TOUR Tofino, BC
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Photography Tour: MAPLE RIDGE PHOTO WALK

Discover the Beautiful British Columbia in your Backyard

BC indeed is the most beautiful place in the world. There are so many stunning places in this province, even in your backyard.

Jerry Sulina Park along the Maple Ridge Dyke system, a small park with numerous fabulous photographic spots, is one of these hidden gems.

Join our Maple Ridge Photo Walk and explore the charm of nature through your camera lens.

Maple Ridge Photo Walk

Maple ridge Photo Tour
Discover the beauty of BC in your backyard in Maple Ridge Photo Tour

Jerry Sulina Park along the Maple Ridge Dyke system, a small park with numerous fabulous photographic spots, is one of these hidden gems.
Join our Maple Ridge Photo Walk and explore the charm of nature through your camera lens.

Omnilargess Photography Classes and @brett_michaud_photography host an incredible landscape workshop on a gorgeous section of the Maple Ridge Dyke.
This guided tour includes tutorials, tips and hands-on exercises.

Date: March 12, 2022

Maple Ridge Photo Tour starts on March 12, 2022, at 8 am. It is a four-hour outdoor photography event covering many aspects of landscape photography, from camera settings to composition.

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Beginners Photography Bootcamp High Street Office
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Nitobe Garden Photo Walk Nitobe Garden
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Digital Camera Crash Course 2023 High Street Office
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Beginners Photography Class, Summer Bootcamp High Street Office
  • May 4, 2023 6:00 pm
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LAC DU BOIS PHOTO TOUR Lac du Bois, British Columbia
  • May 5, 2023 4:00 pm
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Landscape Photography Workshop Maple Ridge Dyke
  • May 13, 2023 8:00 am
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LEARN PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY High Street Office
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Chasing Shadows High Street Office
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Youth Summer Photography Program High Street Office
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TOFINO BC PHOTO TOUR Tofino, BC
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Understanding the Histogram

Understanding the Histogram

Histogram can be your best friend in Digital Photography.

Do you use and refer to the Histogram in your digital camera or editing software such as Photoshop or Lightroom? Understanding the role of the Histogram in digital photography is very important and can help you make a perfect exposure.

Generally speaking, the Histogram shows you the tonality of light captured in an image. In this article, I am going to talk about the Luminosity Histogram, not the RGB Histogram. By understanding the information in the Histogram, you can easily modify the exposure to make a perfect shot.

Histogram

As you can see in the image above, the left side of the Histogram is pure Black, and the right side is pure White. The vertical axis shows the number of pixels. By studying the Histogram in this example, I know that most of the pixels are used for highlight areas with a few in Dark Grey and Black, resulting in overexposure like the image below.

Histogram in Over exposed photo

The Histogram in Overexposed photo

Or it can be a High Key image like this one.

By understanding the Histogram you can take better High key photos

By understanding the Histogram, you can take better High key photos

There is no such thing as a perfect Histogram. You should compare the Histogram with the scene and find out if your main subject is within the histogram range. For instance, try to understand how this Histogram would look like a photographic scene.

Histogram shows that the majority of pixels are in dark grey tones

The Histogram shows that the majority of pixels are in dark grey tones

Next, look at the image and compare it with the Histogram

Although majority of pixels are in dark grey tones, the Histogram tells you it is a correct exposure for this scene

Although the majority of pixels are in dark grey tones, the Histogram tells you it is a correct exposure for this scene

Now, look at this Histogram.

Histogram shows that the majority of pixels are in dark grey tones

In this image, the majority of pixels are in dark grey tones

Although it looks pretty similar to the previous Histogram, you understand that it is under-exposed when you compare it with the scene.

This Histogram shows you that the majority of pixels are in black and dark grey

This Histogram shows you that the majority of pixels are in black and dark grey.

Understanding Histogram is not tricky. It just takes practice to become familiar with the information it provides.

In our upcoming Photography BootcampI will cover this topic in-depth with more tips that you can put into action to learn one of the most powerful tools in digital photography. Understanding Histogram is like finding a best friend inside your digital camera – one which gives you instant and accurate feedback every single time!

Our next Bootcamp starts on February 3, 2022. It is a six-week program and has two field trips.

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Histogram

That is all for now. Stay tuned for my next photography Tips. We love to hear from you. Let us know if you have any questions; feel free to send us your questions, and we will be more than happy to answer them. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more Free Tutorials and Tips.

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SPEED UP PHOTOGRAPHY

Practical Skills to Speed Up Photography

All new photographers want to know how to speed up photography and capture images faster. 

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Firstly, photography is an art, and you shouldn’t rush art. However, there are times that we need to speed up our photography to capture the right moment. 

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Many techniques help you setting up your camera quickly. Street Photography Workshop is all about these practical skills that you need to make quick decisions.

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One of these skills is setting your camera correctly to Auto ISO. And the word “Correctly” is the key here! I suggest setting the minimum and maximum ISO according to your camera’s capability. Generally speaking, the ISO Range of 100-6400 works the best in most newer cameras.  

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AGENDA:

Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 10 am

Street Photography Class is a two-part workshop. Part one is the classroom session starting at 10 am, and Part Two is a field trip to exercise new skills in the afternoon.

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Requirements:

All participants must have a basic knowledge of their camera.   

Here are a few photos from our previous Street Photography Class

When I checked the EXIF Data, I found out that the camera didn’t register the off-camera flash as a light source. Therefore, it used the ambient light source, Fluorescent, for White Balance.

Do you want to be a faster photographer?

There many skills that improve and speed up your photography. Click HERE to read more about this exciting and hands-on workshop.

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Landscape Photography Workshop Maple Ridge Dyke
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Chasing Shadows High Street Office
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Teens Photography Summer Bootcamp

Teens Photography Summer Bootcamp Provides Fun For Kids

Teenagers have gone through a tough time for the last 15 months or so. Now that brighter days are ahead of us, inspire your teen’s creativity and let them feel the beauty of the future.  

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Photography Class Outcome

Photography takes teens into a new world of creativity. It makes them spend more time in nature and explore a variety of possibilities to express their thoughts. Students learn how to operate a digital camera to make the best possible image. Also, they learn how to create dynamic pictures using creative compositions.

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Dates:

July 19, 21, 23, 2021, from 1-3 pm

Youth Summer Photography Class consists of three two-hour classroom sessions on July 19, 21, and 23. There are tons of hands-on and practical exercises throughout the course.

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Requirements:

All participants must be 12 to 17 years old and need to bring a digital camera (any makes and models) to the class. 

Teens Photography Summer Bootcamp

Youth Photography Class
Youth Photography Class opens up new doors for kids to explore the world

Inspire Your Kids This Summer

Photography opens up new doors for your kids to explore the world and find the beauties. Youth Summer Photography Class is specially designed for teens. Interactive and dynamic lessons keep your youth engage in healthy activities by spending more time outdoor.

The class size is small. Register today to secure your spot.

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Nitobe Garden Photo Walk Nitobe Garden
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Digital Camera Crash Course 2023 High Street Office
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Beginners Photography Class, Summer Bootcamp High Street Office
  • May 4, 2023 6:00 pm
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LAC DU BOIS PHOTO TOUR Lac du Bois, British Columbia
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Landscape Photography Workshop Maple Ridge Dyke
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LEARN PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY High Street Office
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Chasing Shadows High Street Office
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Youth Summer Photography Program High Street Office
  • July 12, 2023 2:00 pm
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TOFINO BC PHOTO TOUR Tofino, BC
  • October 20, 2023 4:00 pm
Register

That is all for now. Stay tuned for my next photography Tips. We love to hear from you. Let us know if you have any questions, feel free to send us your questions, and we will be more than happy to answer them. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more Free Tutorials and Tips.

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