About Lightasm - Unrestrained PhotographyLightasm is a Portfolio and Tutorial site focused on Photography around Johannesburg, South Africa. The blog posts document my photography outings showcasing the results along with videos documenting the adventures.
It was Chinese New Year 2017 in Joburg and this year I did double the work visiting both First China Town in Newtown and Cyrildene a week later.
See how Finland based artist Hannu Huhtamo created fantastical and strange flowers using light painting. Hannu shows that when the odds are against you a little lateral thinking can go a long way.
This Photography for Beginners Tutorial is for anyone interested in photography. Photography is all about light and once you learn to control it you’ll be on your way to becoming a photographer. In this 3 part series I’ll take you through the 3 fundamental light controls.
The aperture is my go to setting when I want to take control. As a member of the fundamental light controls it plays a critical role for any photographer. Not only is it the first control to impact on light it also lets you control the viewer.
The shutter speed is the second of the fundamental light controls as it is the next phase light passes through on it’s way to becoming a photo. The shutter speed is how fast the shutter moves to allow light to pass through.
The ISO is the last of the fundamental light controls you’ll need to know before you can claim to be a real photographer. It is also the last control to have an impact on light before your photo becomes a reality.
Lets kick off the year with a more efficient workflow and compress video without losing quality. This quick tutorial takes you through the process of using free software called HandBrake.
While 2016 wasn’t a great year in many respects it did serve up some gems in terms of photography videos. Here is my list of 2016’s top 5 photography videos that have inspired me to try new things.
Watch Instagram model’s and photographers descended on Maboneng in the Johannesburg CBD for the last Instawalk of 2016. The photowalk attracted over 100 people who took to the streets for one last fun filled walk.
Learn how to Edit Video with Photoshop Lightroom in the latest tutorial. This quick and easy tutorial will take you through the basics of editing videos from making changes to exposure and colour grading.