Drone Photography, Photographing Air Shows & Newborn Photography Tips
Here’s another round of nice articles for you photographers out there!
How To Photograph An Airshow
Most articles regarding airshows only highlight the various technical aspects involved. This article is different in that it brings into focus, quite literally, several different ways to maximize your efficiency and get spectacular shots.
It tells you what kind of lenses will give you the best shots of these aerial events, with lenses ranging from 200mm – 400mm being the best for tight shots of the planes and also for capturing the drama of the flares and trails against the blue sky. It also touches upon the ideal shutter speeds if you want to pause all motion or if you prefer to highlight the motion of the propeller.
Another practical tip that most people overlook is bringing along a tripod – not just for the sake of stability, but also so you can rest your tired arms after holding your heavy cameras for several hours.
One tip that is not covered in the article is to carry an ND-filter so that you can use slower shutter speeds to capture certain patterns and create dramatic images, especially when the planes corkscrew from a great height and pull up suddenly, or when they create smoke trails of various colors.
Rise Above: The Best City Drone Photography On Instagram
Despite bans in several cities, drone photography is gaining popularity due to the affordability of drones and the high quality of images that medium level DSLRs can capture. Initially, it may not seem like such a big deal. After all, how much of a difference can it make if the image is taken from a few meters above ground level?
As you can see in the photographs collected in this article, drone photography can potentially change the way you view the world. Even something as simple as a traffic intersection can appear to be a work of modern art with the right perspective. A crowd enjoying a beach party or a patch of green amidst a concrete jungle can trigger a multitude of emotions. It somehow affects you on a philosophical level and just shows us how much beauty there is in things we take for granted.
Drone photography truly takes the concept of stepping back and looking at the larger picture to a whole new level.
Newborn Photography Tips for Beginners
Modern cameras give you the means to capture those oh-so-cute newborn moments without breaking the bank – if these tips are followed.
If words could be weighed, this article would perhaps be worth its weight in gold! Every single sentence holds so much information that this article can easily be converted to a book on newborn photography.
Right from the type of lens to use, the best time to photograph, the best classic poses, lighting tips, camera settings, background settings- every single aspect you can think of is covered!
Just brush through this article, practice a few shots and you are ready to shoot a portfolio of your newborn baby or a new born nephew or niece and be proud of the quality of images that you achieved!