Archive for the ‘Tips And Tutorials For Photographers’ Category

3D Photography Challenges

June 21st, 2010

Assuming consumers start to demand more 3D content from visual media, there are some barriers that will have to be overcome to make 3D photography mainstream.

The way we perceive an object as being 3D is because our left eye and right eye have a few inches between them, and the image in each eye is slightly different.  Our brains interpret the difference in the images and turns the differences into depth perception.  This effect is called stereopsis.

The key to making an image or video 3D is to create 2 different images, one for the left eye, and one for the right. This may seem simple, but there are some complexities that make this task a little harder.  With 2 cameras side by s[...]

Building Photographer To Client Trust

June 13th, 2010

Building trust between a photographer and the client is one sure way to make both the photographer and the customer happy. Trust comes in many different forms, and it’s not always obvious that someone’s trust is on the line.

It’s pretty clear that any time a photographer makes a promise to a client, there’s a requirement to follow through and live up to your word. Missing the mark on living up to guarantees you’ve made will almost certainly mean that you’ve lost all trust, and you can kiss all your other efforts goodbye. Lost trust is hard to regain. So either don’t make the promises in the first place, or go out of your way to make sure you follow[...]

Photo Fusion

June 12th, 2010

With digital cameras now offering high quality video, photo fusion has started to take off.  Photo fusion is the combination of photos with video into a video presentation.  Larissa and I have done some experimenting with integrating video, and it’s been prety popular with our clients.  Here’s a sample video that we put together with photo fusion.  The video is of one of our senior models for 2011, but so far, we’ve seen the biggest demand for these kinds of videos from our wedding clients.