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How to Take Stunning Long Exposures
Mimo Meidany
with Mimo Meidany
lessons: 12 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 38min
published: 2018
watched: 5125 Member Views
How to Take Stunning Long Exposures
with Mimo Meidany
Learn how to master long exposure photography to create dramatic photos during the day. Join Mimo Meidany in Venice, Italy as he takes you through the gear, the camera settings, and all the steps in his workflow for capturing stunning travel photos that are both dramatic and are free of tourists. To capture these daytime long exposures you’ll need the right gear, but the investment you make will extend the hours you can shoot through the brightest hours of the day. Mimo wraps up the class with a series of lessons demonstrating how he processes his photos using Lightroom and Photoshop. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Neutral Density Filters (free course preview)
Mimo introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow. He then jumps into a discussion of ND filters.
7min, 25sec
lesson 2: Brackets and Remotes
Having the right bracket and remote for your camera will help you get the most out of your tripod.
4min, 43sec
lesson 3: Camera Settings
Mimo discusses the camera settings he uses for long exposures.
3min, 41sec
lesson 4: Calculating Shutter Speed
There are a number of apps that can help you calculate the required shutter speed.
3min, 31sec
lesson 5: Avoiding Light Leaks
Light can leak into the shot from the viewfinder. Mimo discusses a variety of ways to prevent that from happening.
1min, 27sec
lesson 6: Shooting Piazza San Marco
After finding the right foreground element Mimo walks through his process for taking the shot.
5min, 43sec
lesson 7: Shooting Under the Arch
Moving to a new location with new challenges, Mimo talks through how you can overcome various obstacles.
3min, 40sec
lesson 8: San Giorgio Island
Mimo shares other ways to stabilize your camera, as well as how to shoot above f/16 when needed.
2min, 20sec
lesson 9: Post Processing Arches: Part 1
Mimo begins to take you through the steps he used to process his photo taken under the arch.
17min, 27sec
lesson 10: Post Processing Arches: Part 2
Mimo wraps up his edits to the photo taken under the arch.
21min, 18sec
lesson 11: Post Processing Piazza San Marco: Part 1
Mimo begins to take you through the steps he used to process his photo taken in San Marco Square.
12min, 24sec
lesson 12: Post Processing Piazza San Marco: Part 2
Mimo wraps up his edits to the photo taken in Piazza San Marco.
14min, 55sec
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meet  Mimo Meidany
Long Exposure Photographer
Mimo Meidany is a long exposure photographer based in Venice, Italy and Victoria, Canada. He's worked with cameras since the age of seven but by the end of 2014 Mimo decided to focus on black and white long exposure photography. Venice is an incredible playground to continue to develop his technique and he now teaches others who are also interested in this method of photography.
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