Category Archives: Exploring Photography

Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace. This series was created specifically for AdoramaTV.


Using Hard Light for Portraits

In this episode, Mark debunks the myth that hard light can’t be used for beautiful portraits.

The key is positioning the light properly and watching the shadows. Using strobes with no modifier or just a basic reflector can deliver some amazing results.

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Split Toning

In this episode, Mark demonstrates how to create unique photographs through a post-processing technique called split toning. Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4, Mark adjusts the colors in the image by applying different hues to the shadows and highlights.

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Travel Photos in the Redwoods

Join Mark as he explores the California Redwoods and documents his travels.

When shooting outside you should be aware of your surroundings. While highlighting the importance of a tripod, Mark talks about visualizing your shots and working with natural light.

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