Friday, November 24, 2017

Clay Motion Classes for Kids

Clay Motion Classes for Kids
PinterestShare

Our Final project, and after only one week of intensive work, the kids finessed their amazing videos for their clay motion class. They built their setting and figures, discussed their stories and put them into action.

Finding Art in Nature: Macro Photography for Kids

May 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Art Projects, Photo Technique

Finding Art in Nature: Macro Photography for Kids
PinterestShare

Macro photography with a smart phone is possible, today we will learn how to take amazing pictures, and how to get close, really close to nature. Children love finding little things, and they are amazing with our smartphones. This is a great opportunity to teach them something creative, and let them marvel at nature. Today [...]

Smartphone Photography: How to Shoot in High Contrast Situations

May 10, 2013 by  
Filed under Art Projects, Photo Technique

Smartphone Photography: How to Shoot in High Contrast Situations
PinterestShare

Photographing in high contrast situations is a very difficult task, even for professional photographers using state of the art equipment. But our smartphones have the possibility to manage these situations with an application in the camera called HDR. HDR means High Dynamic Range. What this application does is that takes multiple photos of the same [...]

Smart phone Photography: Photographing Glass in a Museum

May 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Art Projects, Photo Technique

Smart phone Photography: Photographing Glass in a Museum
PinterestShare

Although not every day we have the opportunity to visit a museum, hundreds of people do, and they use their smartphones to photograph everything around them, including museums. Photographing glass and crystal objects can be very challenging. Before you start photographing in a museum, make sure that it is permitted, and inform yourself about the [...]

Project for kids: Backlight Photography with a Smartphone

Project for kids: Backlight Photography with a Smartphone
PinterestShare

Backlighting isn’t ideal for a smartphone camera because the pictures are often underexposed. But you can use backlight creatively to you advantage.                         Today we will learn how and when, can we use backlight and when should we avoid it.  Do not try to [...]

Photography for Kids: How to use the Smartphone Camera

Photography for Kids: How to use the Smartphone Camera
PinterestShare

Every day our kids use their mobile or smartphones to take pictures. For over 100 years Photography was almost magical, and only experts knew what was happening inside the little black box.                             Today we have in our hands the power to [...]

How to add a blue sky in Photoshop

April 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Photo Technique, Photoshop

How to add a  blue sky in Photoshop
PinterestShare

If the sky does not cooperate in our travel, we still can save the pictures. We just need two different images, the one we want to “repair” and another one with a beautiful blue sky. We open the two images in Photoshop.

Why is so important to use adjusting layers in Photoshop?

April 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Photo Technique, Photoshop

Why is so important to use adjusting layers in Photoshop?
PinterestShare

The original image is equivalent to the negative in film photography. I think nobody would taken a negative, scratched it and cut it up in pieces to see if they liked the printed image.

How to Manage a High Contrast Situation in Photoshop

April 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Photo Technique, Photoshop

How to Manage a High Contrast Situation in Photoshop
PinterestShare

Almost every picture needs some kind of improvement in Photoshop. Find the ideal lighting and exposure settings is almost impossible. You can of course use a tripod and take several shots of the same image using different aperture settings, and then make a “sandwich” in Photoshop or any other software to mask them together and [...]

How to soften the skin in Photoshop

November 12, 2009 by  
Filed under Photo Technique, Photoshop

How to soften the skin in Photoshop
PinterestShare

This is a  Photoshop tutorial where  you can learn how to soften the skin tones. Open your image and go to the channels palette (panel in CS4) Click in the red channel And select the image with the rectangular marquee tool. Then go to Edit> Copy or Ctrl C Go back to the layers palette [...]

Next Page »