The Where To Start Chart is a tools designed to help beginning photographers navigate the settings on their camera. The chart is an interactive PDF file with links to hours of free photography tutorials. If you get to a spot and are unsure what something means, just click the box to watch a video about […]
Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace. This series was created specifically for AdoramaTV.
In this episode Mark walks you through the process of calibrating your computer monitor using X-Rite color management tools.
In this episode, Mark explores his 4 favorite features of the new Adobe Lightroom 5. He’ll talk about the Upright tool, Radial Gradients and his absolute favorite new feature – the healing brush. Mark will show us how easy it is to fix a crooked photo and take something completely out of photo, all in […]
In this episode, Mark goes to “battle” against harsh light and an ugly background for an outdoor portrait. He’ll show you 5 quick tips to get a great portrait out of nearly any situation. Gear used in this video Nikon D7000 Digital SLR Camera Body, with 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR II Nikon SB-700 […]
Did you know that the colors in your photo aren’t always as clear as “black” and “white”? In this episode, Mark shows you how to adjust the black levels in a photos to get the most punch. Gear used in this video Nikon D3S Body Only Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G AF-S VR II Zoom-Nikkor ED-IF Lens […]
In this episode, Mark shows how he uses a high pass filter in Photoshop CS6. He’ll show some quick skin retouching, and how he uses the high pass filter to get a much sharper image. Gear used in this video Adobe Photoshop CS6 Image Editing Software for Macintosh Adobe Photoshop CS6 Image Editing Software for […]
It’s always a good idea to have a few lighting setups that you know inside out. This gives you a great safety zone if you get stuck during a shoot. In this episode, Mark explains one of his go-to lighting setups. Using a large 4×6′ softbox as the key, white foam core for a fill […]
In this episode Mark shows you how to streamline your editing workflow by creating actions in Photoshop CS6. Anything you do in Photoshop can be “recorded” into an action that can make bulk processing images a breeze. Gear used in this video Adobe Photoshop CS6 Image Editing Software for Macintosh Adobe Photoshop CS6 Image Editing […]
One of the questions Mark frequently receives is how to light a portrait so there aren’t any shadows on the face. Mark will show you that adding a second light isn’t always the answer. With a couple simple techniques, you will learn how to get great portraits without harsh shadows. Gear used in this video […]
While Mark is injured in the studio he must find creative ways to shoot! His limited mobility allows him to shoot small projects as still life. In this episode he walks you through a small one-light setup for still life photographs. Mark shoots vegetables as his still life project and shows you how to turn […]