A photography trip is an exciting thing to plan and do. It’s possible to combine your vacation with updating or refreshing your portfolio or even making photographs for commercial sale. Here, we’ll guide you to getting the most out of your time away so you’ll return home with beautiful and useful photographs, and incredible memories too.
In this tutorial series we’ve talked about using a variety of tools to move your camera, with special attention paid to fast-paced documentary shoots. There’s a lot of neat gear out there, both new and time-tested, to help you achieve creative camera motion. Simply getting into a car can introduce many new kinds of shots to help add variety in your documentary edit.
If there’s a grand occasion coming up, you can almost guarantee that it’ll be marked by fireworks. This ten step guide will help you to capture some of those breathtaking bursts!
I hope you’ve learned a few basics on how to use a gimbal for steady footage, without going broke or making it far too complex.
No matter what camera you put on a gimbal, one of the biggest issues is monitoring what you’re shooting. Some cameras have removable LCD screens that you can mount somewhere on the gimbal, or you can flip out the camera screen so it’s in a decent position.
A gimbal can keep your camera level and pointed forward, but if it wasn’t able to turn with you while you follow a subject, it could be very frustrating.
The long lens can be used to enhance location shoots, create extreme changes of focus and strengthen your compositions. This lesson builds on the previous lesson and includes tips on lighting and controlling focus.
In the previous tutorial, we looked at what works and what doesn’t on camera when it comes to clothing colours, shapes and patterns. In this tutorial, you’ll learn the dos and don’ts of clothing accessories: things like jewelry, eyeglasses, hats and scarves.
A 3-axis gimbal can keep your shot level and smooth no matter if you rotate the camera left or right, tilt it up or down, or rotate the camera on its roll axis. But it can’t help if the entire contraption moves up and down.
Once you’ve mastered the art of walking while shooting with a gimbal, you can create some more interesting shots by simply getting off your feet and onto some wheels.