A true professional photographer needs the basic skill sets to take a good picture. Common sense says it should be in focus and composed nicely. A common mistake among youth sports photographers is taking action shots that are blurry. Among non professional photographers there are a lot of common mistakes that can easily be avoided with a few tips.
Now, what is there that you can do to avoid blurred photographs when the wind is blowing? Set your camera to a smaller f-stop. Then, increase the ISO to photograph the surrounding landscape. Also, use the slow shutter speed when capturing the waterfall itself.
This article is going to cover the primary ways that I work to create these black and white tonal relationships. These techniques can be more time consuming, take more practice, and will create larger files than many of the other techniques, but will give us much more control.
This means that you have to be watchful when photographing waterfalls during the day. Reason being shadows of the forest trees may be harsh and can disrupt Data Masking Tool your photographs.
Once you are satisfied with your skin color, click OK to close out of the Hue/Saturation window, and you will see your new layer above your original picture. If you notice though, the adjustment that you made affected the entire image. To get that back restored to normal, click on the layer mask part of the new layer, and grab your brush tool. Make sure that your foreground color is set to black, and you have a large enough brush so that you are not brushing the background back a long time.
You will not usually need to copy all of these channels each time you make a black and white. Many times you will like only the information from one or two channels. However, it helps to copy all of the channels over the first few times you try this technique.
Whether you are making sure to get the right shot when you take the photo or if you are fixing it later in Photoshop, one thing is for sure, the more you practice with all of these tools the faster you will have images on par with a professional photographer.