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Infrared Photography: Nature and Landscapes

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Brand new course on lynda.com!

Infrared photography lets you capture the invisible: high-wavelength light known as infrared. With infrared photography, landscapes take on an unearthly glow. In this course, shot on location in Maui, photographer Justin Reznick details the technical and creative options behind infrared photography. Learn what kind of gear you need to convert your camera for infrared, what kinds of subjects lend themselves to infrared treatments, and how to post-process infrared photos to bring out that inner glow.

Topics include:
Infrared photo gear
Photographing plants in infrared
Editing infrared images
Post-processing black and white, extreme contrast, and false color images
Experimenting with infrared

Infrared Photography: Nature and Landscapes

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Landscape Photography: Autumn

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Brand new course on lynda.com!

Capture the beauty of the most colorful season with this collection of shooting and post-processing tips from landscape photographer Justin Reznick. Justin shares a photo album from locations such as Zion National Park, where the striking fall color and clear skies make for amazing photography, and reveals tips for capturing great photos in your own backyard. Learn to incorporate water for more dynamic images, capture color in reflections, create interesting compositions from fallen leaves, and experiment with wide-angle and telephoto lenses. Plus, find out how to make your fall photos look their best with Lightroom.

Landscape Photography: Autumn

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Photography Tips: Overcoming Camera and Lens Limitations

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Digital cameras have come a long way, but photographers still bump up against their limitations. The depth of field, aspect ratio, and dynamic range can’t match what our eyes see. But you can reach beyond the capabilities of your camera through a combination of smart shooting strategies and creative post-processing techniques. Landscape photographer Justin Reznick shows how to create perfectly sharp images, front to back, with focus stacking; build epic panoramas; and create high dynamic range images that retain more detail in the shadows and highlights. The tools learned in the course will open up photographers to a whole new world of photographic possibilities—without a large investment in new gear.

Photography Tips: Overcoming Camera and Lens Limitations

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Sony A7: Tips and Techniques

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Get the most out of the Sony Alpha a7 series camera with this collection of customization tips. Photographer Justin Reznick shows how to optimize your Sony a7, a7S, or a7R II camera to fit how you shoot—so you can concentrate on image making, not button pressing. Justin shows how to use the electronic viewfinder, adjust focus and autofocus, customize the A7’s many screens and buttons, configure the touchless shutter, extend the camera’s functionality with Sony apps, and leverage some adapters and accessories that make shooting with the Sony Alpha a7 even more fun.

Sony A7: Tips and Techniques

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Landscape Photography with Telephoto Lenses

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Get up close and personal with nature. Explore the creative options that telephoto lenses provide in landscape photography. This targeted group of photography tips is for anyone who is interested in isolating subjects, compressing distance, shooting panoramas, or creating abstract and impressionistic images with telephoto lenses. Justin Reznick provides simple guidelines for more effective images, and helps photographers find new uses for this great piece of gear.

Landscape Photography with Telephoto Lenses

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Landscape Photography with Wide-Angle Lenses

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Explore the creative options that wide-angle lenses provide in landscape photography. This targeted group of photography tips is for anyone who is interested in establishing greater depth, shooting panoramas, shooting landscapes at night, or introducing intentional distortion with wide-angle lenses. Justin Reznick provides simple guidelines for more effective images, and helps photographers find new uses for this great piece of gear.

Landscape Photography with Wide-Angle Lenses

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New lynda.com course: Photographing the Wintery Coast of New Zealand

There is no off-season for landscape photography. Even winter offers unique image-making opportunities. Follow along with landscape photographer Justin Reznick as he travels to the stormy Punakaiki coast, a beach on the South Island of New Zealand well known for its Pancake Rocks. By taking advantage of breaks in the weather, Justin captures incredible photographs of the ocean waves, rock formations, and stormy skies. Along the way, he’ll teach viewers how to experiment with shutter speed and long exposures, isolate subjects with a telephoto lens, take multiple bracketed exposures, and more. At the end of each chapter, he reviews images from the shoot and demos his post-processing workflow in Lightroom.

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Photographing the Wintery Coast of New Zealand

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