Learning and practicing the art of photography is fun and fascinating at the same time because it is now much easier than what it was back in the days. Gone are those days where photographers are required to expertise a lot of photography techniques before they can actually take lovely pictures. Nowadays, advanced photography equipment and accessories have made photography easy. It is important to note that shooting pictures in interiors require some little technical understanding. Below are a few tips for our visitors to help them understand different techniques of taking pictures in interiors. It is believed that after reading this article, our visitors will be able to take lovely pictures in our studio.
- Firstly, a good digital camera is needed to take a clear and sharp picture in an interior. In most case, it is advisable to keep your camera settings to; set your camera’s aperture to f11 and 1/2 second (ISO 200). A wider aperture is required to shoot with if you want a blurred background on a close-up shot.
- Shooting wide will makes the interior look great. Using a wide angle lens to take pictures is important. Any lens in the 16-24mm range on full frame (or the APS-C equivalent which is equal to 10-16mm approx. on some camera) is great. Upside Down World studio is wide and spacious; the idea of sitting tight in one corner while trying to get the other three corners is not needed. All you need is a good lens, and you are good to go.
- At Upside Down World anti-gravity studio, we understand lighting is essential in the interior for photography. Lighting in photography determine not only brightness or darkness but also tone, atmosphere, and mood. Therefore it is necessary to control and manipulate light correctly to get the best texture, luminosity of the subject and vibrancy of color. Each space in upside down world anti-gravity studio is equipped with adequate lighting for shooting interior.
- Locate the best angle. Shooting from the right angle is also very important. Therefore, take your time to examine different angles to shoot. Upside Down World interior is well designed and decorated with artistic items, plants and other elements of interior design that can add a lot of creativity to your image. Since it is crystal clear that not everyone can afford a tilt-shift lens to check perspective, it is advisable to shoot with a camera at or a little bit above mid-room height. This idea will help you keep the camera aimed out straight to keep the walls vertical. Although the perspective distortion you get can be corrected in post-production, it is much easier to get it all right in camera.
- Make use of post-processing software like Photoshop, and Lightroom to edit the images. Bring down the highlights and open up the shadows, and also bring down blacks to ensure that the contract lost from opening up shadows doesn’t affect the image.
- For stair and other special features, make sure you go vertical. This concept is also vital if you are sharing the picture on the web or social media, as a majority of images taken are horizontal. Some vertical images can make your post appear different and well recognized. Vertical photos are considered to be more detailed than horizontal images.