Can you say I´m improving? (please critique)

Started Jul 20, 2005 | Discussions thread
Chuck Gardner Forum Pro • Posts: 10,381
Read these threads

Here are a collection of tutorial threads I've posted here in the past which you may find helpful:

Basics for Beginners:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=11810851

Lighting 101:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=7351593

Lighting 102:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=7490406

Using "Inside-Out" Cropping to isolate your center of interest:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=12312255

Human Perception Exercise
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=9544546

Criteria for selecting backgrounds:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=12307659

Lighting ratios and flash metering techniques:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=8206126

Comparison of Beauty Dish with Softbox:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=10139440

Using dual camera style (hotshoe) flashes for candids:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1025&message=12307416

Building a DIY diffuser for hotshoe flash
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1025&message=12470589

Also read this one by Joe Zeltsman. The equipment advice and examples are a dated, by his simple to understand explainations of the human form and how to best reveal it with pose and light are among the best I've read.

http://jzportraits.home.att.net/chapter-01.html

Chuck Gardner

Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow