Have you ever wondered how people create those amazing photographs where it seems the clouds are still moving across the scene, where flowing water has become a ghostly mist, or where the stars appear to be streaking across the sky? It is all about long exposure photography. Join Matt Kloskowski as he teaches you everything you need to know; from the camera settings and gear that make long exposure photography possible to the post-processing techniques required to take it to the next level. The time has never been better to learn how to create those dramatic images on your own and open yourself to a whole new world of photography.
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Join Matt as he introduces the class and goes over the material that will be covered.
One of the main reasons is that it helps us capture movement. By extending the duration of the shutter speed our photos record the movement of anything in the scene.
From camera bodies to lenses, and tripods to accessories, Matt covers all the basic gear you need to get started.
The settings that you dial into the camera are what makes long exposure photography work.
The most common filter used in long exposure photography is the neutral density filter.
There are a few different ways you can achieve a correct exposure with a long shutter speed.
A lot of people struggle with the same questions when getting started with long exposure photography.
Matt has taken his camera gear out into the field to demonstrate how to do some of the techniques he's been teaching.
Matt returns to the studio from shooting in the field and reviews the photos he just created and talks through some of the first things he'd do in post-processing.
In some situations you may have objects in the scene that are moving, but you don't want to include that blurred object in your final photo. Matt shows you a technique for fixing that problem.
Sometimes conditions are not ideal when you are out in the field, but there are a few post-processing techniques you can keep in your back pocket to help you when you need them.
Matt is the full-time Director of Education for Kelby Media Group and a Tampa-based photographer. He's the Editor-in-Chief of Lightroom Magazine, the lead instructor on the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom LIVE…