Australian Photography > April 2012
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: How to capture a lightning scene; Mastering the technicalities of shooting portraits; How graduated ND filters can boost your outdoor images; Shooting Turkey; Shooting wildlife in zoos; Good Gear Guide; Locations - Shoalhaven Coast, NSW; Samsung NEX7
On a lonely country Anthony McKee took a chance to capture a dramatic lightning picture. He tells how he did it, then talks to storm chaser and photographer Michael Bath.
Timing Your Portraits
The few moments between when you can relax your subject and open them up, and when you can master the technicalities of your shooting environment, are the time when great portraits can be made. Robert Keeley outlines some basic ideas and techniques to help you get there.
Graduated ND Filters
These days many filters have been superseded by software. But David Bigwood explains how graduated neutral density filters so your lens still work, and why they can give a significant boost to your outdoor images when you're faced with a highly variable range of brightness in a scene.
Tour Director Trevor Joyce explains how a nautical expedition to the Mediterranean Sea could expand your photographic horizons, and tells hwo you can participate.
The pro shooter at Mogo Zoo on the NSW South Coast, June Andersen, outlines the techniques you can use to make more effective wildlife shots when you're visiting your own local zoo.
Good Gear Guide
Anthony McKee checks out the latest neat gear and gadgets on the market for photographers.
Locations - Shoalhaven Coast, NSW
On the Shoalhaven Coast of NSW, from Jervis Bay south to Ulladulla, there's dozens of inlets, beaches and headlands worth checking out with your camera. Editor Robert Keeley reports.
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