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Location Challenges: How to shoot Waterfalls

Lesson 19 from: Landscape Photography: Start to Finish

Matt Kloskowski

Location Challenges: How to shoot Waterfalls

Lesson 19 from: Landscape Photography: Start to Finish

Matt Kloskowski

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Lesson Info

19. Location Challenges: How to shoot Waterfalls

Lessons

Class Trailer
1

Course Introduction

08:52
2

5 Things Every Landscape Photographer Should Know

23:32
3

Camera Gear

11:26
4

Gear Q & A

33:04
5

On Location: Weather & Safety

18:55
6

On Location Pre-Visualzation Sutro Baths

07:29
7

On Location: Camera Settings

21:59
8

On Location: Composition

27:09
9

Matt Klowskowski - My Story

06:28
10

On Location: Bracketing

15:15
11

On Location: Artistic Choices

16:12
12

On Location: Pre-Visualzation Marshall's Beach

06:09
13

On Location: Long Exposure

15:05
14

On Location: iPhone

17:31
15

On Location: Wrap Location

02:15
16

Location Challenges: How to Shoot in Open Sun with No Clouds

01:52
17

Location Challenges: How to shoot Cloudy, Stormy, & Blah Weather

01:50
18

Location Challenges: How to shoot Beaches

01:27
19

Location Challenges: How to shoot Waterfalls

01:40
20

Location Challenges: How to shoot Panorama Vista Scenes

01:38
21

Location Challenges: How to shoot Lakes

02:11
22

Location Challenges: How to shoot Mountains

02:24
23

Location Challenges: How to shoot Deserts

01:29
24

Location Challenges: How to shoot City Skylines

01:44
25

Location Challenges: How to shoot Snow

02:53
26

Location Challenges: How to shoot Backlit Situations

06:56
27

Outdoor Landscape Workflow & Organization

31:38
28

Basic Editing in Lightroom: Part 1

44:17
29

Basic Editing in Lightroom: Part 2

26:52
30

Lightroom and Photoshop: Intermediate Techniques Pt. 1

30:35
31

Lightroom and Photoshop: Intermediate Techniques Pt. 2

12:31
32

HDR for Landscape Photography

07:54
33

Panoramas for Landscape Photography

18:14
34

How to shoot Landscape with Adobe Photoshop in Mind

21:14
35

Sky Replacement in Photoshop

18:48
36

Processing Project: Stormy Mountains

09:12
37

Processing Project: Crashing Waves on the Rocks

10:01
38

Processing Student Raw Images

41:03
39

Final Q&A

14:17

Lesson Info

Location Challenges: How to shoot Waterfalls

Waterfalls. So, waterfall, moving water, foreground. Again, capture that movement in the water. So, where do these tend to look best? What can we do to help ourselves with waterfalls? What we want to try to do is no direct sunlight. Direct sunlight is gonna wreak havoc on our waterfalls. So there's so many times where sunny-ish weather is what we're looking for. If I'm gonna shoot a waterfall that day, really overcast weather is kind of the best day to shoot it. Because if you look at these photos, they're all overcast. There's no direct light. This photo, the photo you see on the left there. There's a little hint of sunlight on, you can't see it here, but on that far right side, there's a little hint of sunlight there. But I don't want sun on the water. You don't want direct sun on the water because in order to capture movement in the water you gotta do a longer shutter speed, right? And so what's gonna happen if there's sun on it? Or a really bright hot spot? So, we want to try to ca...

pture our waterfalls either before the sun gets too high or on a cloudy overcast day. But if you start to get those little dappled spots on it, it takes away from the waterfall. And then longer exposure, but not too long. We talked about that, too.

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Ratings and Reviews

Christian Ruvolo
 

Mat Kloskowski class is really amazing, full of very useful tipps and inspiration. Wonderful pictures by him help to understand the explanations an I am learning A LOT from him!!! Thank you for the class!!! TOP!!!!

Louie
 

I love Matt's teaching style, humor, honesty, friendliness. I love On1 and all the other demos and critiques he does. He makes me enjoy the craft/art of photography much more and is a great inspiration.

a Creativelive Student
 

This class was for beginners and I believe Matt did a great job of giving students an great introduction to landscape photography. More on the practical than technical side, but that seems appropriate for an intro class. He comes across as a "real" guy who loves what he does and is eager to share his knowledge. Those new to photography will get a lot of helpful information and tips in this course.

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