PHOTOGRAPHY 101

PHOTOGRAPHY 101

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PLEASE GO TO SCOTT WITTENBURG.COM FOR THE LATEST PODCAST NEWS/UPDATES! Hosted by photography instructor Scott Wittenburg, this podcast is for anybody who wants to learn the secrets of taking better photos traditionally or digitally. Tips on cameras, composition, lighting and digital imaging in Photoshop are among the topics to be covered.

Episodes

Episode 64: Stop Motion Shots Using The Hahnel Captur Module Pro  

In this lesson we test the Hahnel Captur Pro remote triggering device system to create stunning stop motion shots that would otherwise be difficult to do. Included in the test are stop motion milk drops and bursting water balloon experiments.

Episode 63: Creating Photo Collages Using Joiners  

In this lesson, learn how to create photo collages using "joiners," a process created by British painter/photographer David Hockney. Step-by-step instructions, tips and examples are presented as well as details on how to enter the photo collage contest!

Episode 62: This Year's Photo Contest Winners!  

In the episode, I share the winners of the 2014-15 UAHS Annual Photo Contest. I think you'll appreciate the excellent work by these student photographers!

Episode 61: Tips on Shooting "Dancing Paint" Images  

In this lesson, watch these advanced photo students in action while photographing "dancing paint" in the studio. Learn tips on how to get started creating stunning photos of wet paint in motion.

Episode 60: How I Built An 11x14 View Camera From Scratch  

In this lesson, I show you how I built a fully functional 11x14 view camera using basic tools and materials. Details include making the film holder, front and rear standards, focusing system, bellows and more.

Episode 59: Creating Acrylic Gel Medium Transfers  

In this lesson, learn how to transfer ordinary prints of photos to wood by use of an acrylic gel medium. A rewarding, hands-on way to create unique artwork that is suitable for framing!

Episode 58: Shooting Assignment #1  

In this lesson you are invited to tackle the same assignment the host gives his level one photography students to shoot. Explanation of what is required plus tips on exposure settings, etc. are included.

Episode 57: Create Your Own Inkodye Photo Transfer T-Shirt!  

In this lesson, my Advanced Photo students demonstrate how to create unique photo transfers on t-shirts using a photosensitive fabric dye manufactured by Lumi. This alternative process is fun, easy to do, and only requires a few materials for success!

Episode 56: It's All About Timing and Perspective  

In this special presentation, your host shares some amazing (and often humorous) images shot by various photographers exhibiting perfect timing combined with unique perspective. Special thanks to boredpanda.com.

Episode 55: Large Format View Cameras, Part 2: Loading and Developing Film  

In part 2 of this series, learn how to load sheet film into a film holder plus how to develop the film yourself at home with a rotary processor.

Episode 54: Large Format View Cameras: Part 1  

In this lesson, we take an in-depth look at an 8x10 large format view camera. Included are details on how a view camera works, how to load film or paper, and all you need to know on how to set up for taking a shot.

Episode 51: More Lomography: Fuji Instax Cameras  

In this lesson, we continue our adventure in Lomography and review the Fuji Instax 200 series instant camera and the Instax Mini 7S.

Episode 52: Image Correction Assignment  

This lesson is an actual assignment taken from my new Photoshop 101 course at Udemy. Although the images used in the lesson aren't downloadable via the podcast, you can still learn how to use some of the tools and techniques in Adobe Photoshop to correct exposure, contrast, color balance in your own images.

Episode 25: Night Photography Tips  

In this lesson, learn how to take great shots at night with either a digital or film camera. Tips on camera settings and exposure control are offered to help assure success of landscape shots taken at night or in low light situations.

Episode 53: The "Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit" Review  

In this lesson, a popular set of iPhone lens attachments are put to the test. Among the lenses reviewed are the macro, fisheye, 8X telephoto, and 60X microscopic lenses included in what is known as the "Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit."
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Episode 50: Intro to Lomography: Holga and Diana  

In this lesson, learn how to get started in this popular retro photography genre via the ultra-cheap Holga and Diana cameras. Several models of Holga plus the Diana are presented in detail plus tips on how to use them to create your own lomographic art.
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Episode 49: Lens Filters, Attachments and Accessories  

In this lesson, learn about several of the different types of lens filters available that you can use to enhance your creativity and improve your photos. Special lens attachments and accessories are also explored in detail.

Episode 48: Infrared Photography Tips  

In this lesson, learn what infrared photography is and how to shoot infrared shots either digitally and with IR film. Information on infrared film types, infrared filter types and tips on exposure settings are discussed in detail.

Episode 46: What to Shoot?  

Take a walk with your host as he discusses various ways to deal with "shooter's block." Discover what makes a photo "art" and learn tips on utilizing the elements of art and design principles to create your own art. Please note: this is a shortened, edited version of this epsiode. Due to the large file size, it has been condensed. The complete episode may be viewed in its entirety on the Photography 101 app in HQ.

Episode 43: Making Salt Prints With Digital Negatives  

In this lesson, learn how to create salt prints at home without using film or a darkroom. Step-by-step instructions are presented for creating a digital negative in Photoshop and then contact printing the image onto photosensitive watercolor paper. Explore how the photographic process works and create you own unique photographic print - all without a darkroom!
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