The potential for good photographs at the seaside is endless. Whether it is rocky, craggy, sandy or pebbles, the capture of the ocean interacting with these elements is challenging and fun.
The main requirement for using the Magic Cloth Technique is having a long exposure, so Northern Lights photography is an obvious choice.
Though this technique produces some beautiful images for me, it is not without it’s issues.
Milky way images are stunning, but what you see on the front page of 500px is usually the result of careful camera and lens choice…
In one of the last interviews with Ansel Adams he expressed excitement over the possibility of digital photography.
I advise photographers to get out of the city and away from the city lights to get the best northern lights photographs. But, seeing as I am here, I thought I would give the challenging conditions a try.
This very simple technique is the basic for Magic Cloth photography and this video is actually a good starting point for the beginner.
The reverse cloth technique is useful if the middle part of a scene is notably brighter than the top part of the scene.
This tutorial is a demonstration of the Magic Cloth Technique to add drama to a dull sky at the SKutafoss waterfall in East Iceland.
Love them or your hate them, long exposure photos are a good way to understand shutter speed. this article looks at ways to give water that silky effect.