Blue Crane Digital Nikon Through the Eyes of a Pro Volume 1 is just the beginning. This Training DVD is for those who have had their DSLR camera for a while and have gotten pretty good at using it. But now you're wondering what you can do to advance your photography to the next level. The Nikon Through the Eyes of a Pro Volume 1 DVD will help you take your photography to the next level. Spend a day beside professional photographer, Tim Mantoani, as he shoots models for the stock photography market; follow along a he photographs a little league game and conducts an outdoor portrait session. In this video, Tim reveals secrets learned in more than twenty years behind the lens. You'll see exactly how he approaches his craft and gets fabulous results using equipment similar to your own.
- Learning to see as a photographer
- Light, gesture and composition
- Simple camera controls to make a real difference
- Metering: incident and reflective
- Lens selection
- Manipulate light with simple equipment
- A stock photo shoot
- A sporting event
- An outdoor portrait session
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- Approximate Running Time: 94 Minutes
About the Actor
If you could peek over the shoulder of a professional photographer and learn how great photographs are made, would YOUR photography improve?
This series follows Tim Mantoani as he creates stunning images for both his professional practice and his personal use. Tim reveals secrets he has learned from over twenty years behind the lens. You will see exactly how he approaches his craft to get fantastic results with some of the same equipment you already own.
This DVD assumes you already know how the dials and menus on your camera work. Whether you shoot with a D3, D300, D2x, D200, D80, D70s, D50, D40x or any other Nikon DSLR, this DVD will help lift your results to the next level by focusing on the photographer behind the lens.
In Volume 1 of this series Tim covers:
* Learning to see as a photographer
* The importance of light, gesture, and composition
* Simple camera controls that really make a difference
* Understanding metering: incident and reflective
* Lens selection within a budget and for professional use
* Manipulating light on a budget
* Using shutter speed to get the shot you want
1. Outdoor portrait session
2. Sporting event
3. Stock photo shoot
* And much more!
Tim Mantoani has been a professional photographer for seventeen years. Shooting everything from professional athletes and celebrities, to fashion and products, his work has appeared in numerous national advertising campaigns and magazines including a recent cover of Sports Illustrated. He has written a nationally distributed column on photographic lighting for thirteen years and continues to teach seminars at the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California.
Tim uses a variety of equipment from different manufacturers during this presentation including Nikon and Canon. All demonstrations and discussions can be applied to any Nikon DSLR.