Antoinette Seaman
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  • Photography
    Post-Processing
    How to Turn a Photograph into a Dynamic PanographAcpanographthumbbig
    Panography was created to depict the way we naturally see. The way our eyes pick up on the details of a place or subject, then arrange them into a single image. The scale of detail you choose to create depends on the final image you see. Today, we're going to take the style and techniques of panography and apply it to images we've already taken.Read More…
  • Photography
    Shooting
    How to Take Tremendous Photos in the TropicsPreview
    Flip open the pages of a travel magazine and you'll find yourself transported into a tropical oasis. Attractive photographs of palm trees, turquoise waters, and a woman relaxing on a hammock pop from the pages. The photos are beautiful and stunning, but slowly they all start to look the same. The same bright colors and photogenic compositions become clichés.Read More…
  • Photography
    Inspiration
    How to Become a Spontaneous PhotographerPreview
    Being spontaneous means opening your eyes up to the photographic opportunities around you. It means trying new photo techniques, having the desire to dive into the ins-and-outs of great photography. It means improvising and thinking on your feet. Being spontaneous as a photographer is a simple way to create more interesting photos and improve your photography skills.Read More…
  • Photography
    Shooting
    How to Create Stunning Skateboarding PhotographyPreview
    You're more likely to hear skateboarding called an art or a lifestyle than a sport. Skating is creating and style earns respect. If you're looking for a new and creative outlet to explore, then you should give skateboarding photography a go.Read More…
  • Photography
    Shooting
    Your Guide to Stunning Surf PhotographyPreview
    A surfer performing a maneuver on a beautiful wave is always a photographic inspiration. Every wave is different and every surfer has his or her own unique style. As a photographer, the elements of surfing make it both enjoyable and exciting to capture.Read More…
  • Photography
    Hardware
    A Tantalizing Look at TeleconvertersPreview
    Have you ever felt like you needed to be that much closer and you would've had the shot? Even though you had a 70-200mm, you wish it could have been a 500mm. Or even a 600mm. If you're looking for an affordable option to increase the focal length of your lens, then a teleconverter is a great tool to have in your bag. However, there are some downsides. Using a teleconverter means loss of sharpness and lens speed; as well as extra camera shake.Read More…
  • Photography
    Shooting
    How to Create Abstract Photo Art with Construction PaperPreview
    Creating a unique image from what looks like nothing is what this tutorial is all about. We’re going to be building a small construction paper 3D design and shooting it from interesting angles to make photo art. A few simple Photoshop techniques take this abstract project to a new artistic level.Read More…
  • Photography
    Shooting
    How to Make Superb Subway ImageryPreview
    Subway stations are really a world of their own. Underground, dark, gritty, sometimes filled with masses of different people and sometimes deserted, they’re a photographer’s dream for capturing a unique angle of urban life.Read More…
  • Photography
    Theory
    Identifying and Capturing Personality in Your PortraitsPreview
    The next time you shoot a portrait, think about how you can truly portray the unique personalty or a special characteristic of your subject. We need to go beyond saying to yourself things like, "I’ll have them smile and jump in the air because they have a happy-go-lucky personality." In this tutorial, we hope to show you how to get away from these overdone strategies.Read More…
  • Photography
    Post-Processing
    Learning to be Your Own Critic1
    A lot of us are hesitant to critique our own work. It’s understandable. After all, we put a lot of thought into each image we create. Trying to be critical after that just doesn’t seem right. But learning how to critique your own photos is necessary for improvement. Today, I hope to show you how to do it.Read More…
  • Photography
    Shooting
    Your Guide to Stunning Desert PhotographyPreview
    What I like about desert is that it feels like a place lost in time. Surrounded by nothing but sand and dirt, it feels prehistoric. Who knows how long that rock I’m standing next to has been there? By the look of it, dinosaurs have passed by and seen the exact same things I’m seeing. Today, let's take a look at capturing its aura in a photos.Read More…
  • Photography
    Shooting
    An In-Depth Guide to Long Exposure Water PhotographyPreview
    What makes a large body of water such an interesting subject for nighttime photography is that it's really a blank canvas. Light reflecting off the surface creates unique textures and vibrant colors. The movement of the water captured with a long exposure adds surrealism to the image.Read More…