Decide what's important, and then place the sweet spot there. Figure out what catches the eye, and where and how to draw the viewer into the scene and image in the most meaningful way.
Boone, NC (PRWEB) December 19, 2008
One of the most exciting and fun ways to express creative talent and add charisma to photographs in bold new ways is with a Lensbaby. Get more artistic, add dreamy effects, and do it all without spending a fortune on fancy equipment.
Expert photographer Kathleen Clemons teaches Lensbaby classes and was certified as a Lensbaby "guru" by the makers of Lensbaby lenses. Now she answers 7 of the most compelling questions about these revolutionary lenses on the "7 Photography Questions" podcast with host Dr. Audri Lanford.
Clemons - whose photographs are represented by FogStock, ChromaZone Images, The Jaynes Gallery, and Corbis - suggests first finding an ideal focal point. "Really examine the scene," she says. "Decide what's important, and then place the sweet spot there. Figure out what catches the eye, and where and how to draw the viewer into the scene and image in the most meaningful way."
During this free and instructive interview, Clemons offers Lensbaby answers, tips, and secrets:
- Avoid the single biggest mistake people make when using Lensbabies.
- Find out how a Lensbaby can dramatically improve photographic interest.
- Discover the best settings and techniques to get started with great results.
- Get soft, dreamy images, vibrant colors, or other special effects.
- Add a strategic accent or attractive glow to photos.
- Learn the biggest Lensbaby myth and why it is false.
- Understand what types of subjects work best using a Lensbaby.
Towards the end of the interview, Clemons spends a few moments discussing her favorite photographs and telling some of the stories behind them. Click here to find the current podcast called "Lensbaby Magic - An Interview with Kathleen Clemons".
Interviews with top photographers are posted to http://www.7PhotographyQuestions.com every Tuesday. Listeners can use any computer to hear the podcast at the http://www.7PhotographyQuestions.com website, or easily download it to any MP3 player or subscribe at iTunes for iPods, iPhones and computers. Show Notes, the photographs that are discussed and all of the resources mentioned in each podcast are also posted to the website. Current podcasts are available here.