Posts Tagged photography experiment

Capturing Candle Power – Photography Experiments

With yesterday’s topic being Crafting Images with the Mid-Day Sun, let’s tone things down and go the opposite direction for today’s experiment. Candles have been around for centuries and they have been providing the light by which we see the world at night for just as long. Many starting photographers shy away from shooting in candle… Read More

Daylight Through Smoke Or Dust – Photography Experiments

Yesterday’s topic was Shoot Some Shadows. This is the last part of the light and dark, super contrasty experiment mini-series (not its real name). The other parts were Shooting Some Shadows and Shooting Some Silhouettes. Today we want to add some pizzazz to sunlight photos. Specifically, when sunlight is coming through an opening, be it… Read More

Panning Blur – Photography Experiments

Yesterday’s topic was Sun Stars. Today let’s try something fun, but sometimes frustrating; Panning Blur. First some inspiration and then the experiment. Examples   Here’s the panning blur experiment you can run: 1) Switch to Manual mode. 2) For starters, pick a shutter speed of 1/20. This is a good place to start but play around… Read More

Sun Stars – Photography Experiments

Wandered here from somewhere else? Check out all of the 40 Photography Experiments! Today we will cover sun stars. This experiment is simple and can be a lot of fun. First, tell me what the main difference is between these two photos of the Treasury at Petra in Jordan: The answer is: the sun in… Read More

Light Trails – Photography Experiments

Wandered here from somewhere else? Check out all the 40 Photography Experiments! Light Trails Today’s experiment is a fun one and I hope it gets you thinking of light differently, because there are a lot of things that can be done with this one. Just to be clear, Light Trails, as I talk about them… Read More

Making White Tones, White – Photography Experiments

Today’s experiment might be a little more involved than its previous companion, Making Black Tones, Black. This is because white objects will show color cast from an incorrect white balance better than black. You will need to be on your toes to work your way through today. Good luck! Making White Tones, White As previously… Read More

One Subject, Ten Photos – Photography Experiments

Building on previous concepts that you need to look at light differently, today’s post in the 40 Photography Experiments series is fun but challenging. A lot of previous posts have been about thinking, looking, evaluating. Today, it’s all about doing.   Here’s the experiment you can run: 1) Go take 10 pictures of the same… Read More