11 Tips for Creating Abstract Oil and Water Images

11 Tips for Creating Abstract Oil and Water Images

April 19, 2020 , Vanguard World

Looking for something to do during lockdown to #BeatTheBoredom? Why not try oil photography.  Here are 11 tips shared on photographing oil by Dan Power on Photocrowd

1. Make sure your images are colourful, full of visual interest and bright

2. Collect together a few basic items to prepare your oil and water images

3. A bright and bold background will enhance your images

4. Set up your workspace

5. Be aware that the amount of water you use will affect the outcome

6. Add washing-up liquid to emphasise the oil droplets

7. Use a macro lens to get good and close to your oil and water abstracts

8. Use a tripod to angle your camera down towards the bowl

9. Be careful of motion blur and adjust your camera settings accordingly

10. Use a combination of natural light and flash

11. Enhance the clarity, contrast and saturation in post-processing

To see the full article and get all the details Dan has shared, then please click here 

'Oil and Water' by Alan Ranger, Sony A700, 100mm, 1/200sec at f/7.1, ISO 200'Oil and Water' by Alan Ranger, Sony A700, 100mm, 1/200sec at f/7.1, ISO 200

'Bubbling Over,' by Dianne Kaye G, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 65mm, 1/200sec at f/16, ISO 100'Bubbling Over,' by Dianne Kaye G, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 65mm, 1/200sec at f/16, ISO 100

For more information on Dan Power please see his page on Photocrowd here

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