eBook & Video Tutorials

Waterfalls & Waves

A Comprehensive Guide to Long Exposure Water Photography

Skill-level: Intermediate/Advanced

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  • This eBook and video tutorials set shows the in-depth process to creating long-exposure images of water. Nicole demonstrates the required gear needed for long exposures, how to set up and calculate your exposure, tips for composing water photographs, and more!

    Here's what you get with your purchase:

    eBook: A 126-page written and photo-illustrated guide on long exposure water photography.

    Video Tutorials: Step-by-step videos showing a handful of techniques and start-to-finish post-processing of long-exposure images using Lightroom and ON1 Photo. Videos may be streamed online or downloaded to a computer.

    Practice ImageFiles & Presets: Follow along on your own computer using many of the photographs shown in the eBook and videos. Plus, a set of 8 presets is included with your downloads to quickly apply the settings show in the eBook and videos.

    Please note: This item is delivered digitally as a download and is not a physical product.

  • eBook:

    Number of Pages: 126 pages

    Format: PDF (Vertical & Horizontal versions)

    File Size: 106.7 MB

    Published: December 15, 2015

    ISBN-13: 978-0-9982613-2-4

    ISBN-10: 0-9982613-2-7

      Practice Files & Presets:

      Practice Image Files: Six DNG (RAW) files of each image shown in the video tutorials.

      Presets: Eight presets (Lightroom CC and ON1 Photo)

      Total File Size: 4.2 MB 

        Video Tutorials:

        Description:Five videos showing how to process long-exposure images using Lightroom and ON1 Photo. (See "Table of Contents" tab above for more info.)

        Format: Video (.mp4 files), HD 1080p video

        Length: 55 minutes, 17 seconds (00:55:17)

        File Size: 628 MB

      • Introduction:

        Introduction • v

        Video Tutorials • vi

        Camera Gear:

        Camera Requirements • 2

        Recommended Lenses • 5

        Tripod and Tripod Heads • 8

        Stopwatch • 10

        Filter Setup • 11

        Accessories • 14

        Settings & Exposure

        Camera Settings • 18

        What is a Stop? • 32

        Calculating Proper Exposure with ND Filters • 33

        Reading the Light • 40

        Composition & Creativity

        Composition Fundamentals • 43

        The Best Conditions for Long Exposures • 50

        Watch Out for Distractions • 53

        Get Your Feet Wet • 54

        Beyond the Basics

        Long Exposures at Sunrise or Sunset • 56

        Correcting Color Cast from ND Filters • 61

        Photographing on Bridges or Platforms • 65

        Keeping Lenses and Filters Dry • 66

        Long Exposures and Light Leaks • 68

        Sinking Sand • 69

        Start to Finish

        Punalu’u Black Sand Beach • 71

        Cedar Creek Grist Mill • 92

        Vernazza in Cinque Terre • 109

        Conclusion • 126

        Video Curriculum:

        Processing a Long Exposure at Sunrise (00:13:36)

        Correcting Color Shift from Neutral Density Filters (00:04:06)

        Punalu'u Black Sand Beach (00:15:08)

        Cedar Creek Grist Mill (00:08:52)

        Vernazza in Cinque Terre (00:13:35)

      Customer Reviews

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        CG
        08/21/2019
        Claudio G.
        Italy Italy
        I recommend this product

        Clear fresh and silent waters

        Dear, Nicole, your book is very useful to me. It's dealing in full with the whole subject. Of course, an important improvement will be in my picture. Thanks a lot. Claudio

        A Nicolesy Store Customer
        RW
        08/18/2019
        Ron W.
        Australia Australia
        I recommend this product

        Excellent coverage of Waterfalls and Waves

        I seemed to have covered the two subjects in an earlier version or this is the same version I may have purchased earlier (please check for duplicated purchase). All the same, all the products on photography from Nicole have been excellent and worth the purchase.

        KH
        08/16/2019
        Kevin H.
        United States United States
        I recommend this product

        Waterfalls Waves review

        Nicole does such a great job teaching bulky subjects and this is not exception. Topics are explained in a methodical manner. Any potential question the student may have is answered during the lesson, never fails. I have watched numerous videos of hers on Lightroom and Photoshop. This ebook and attached videos are great. I can’t wait to start to try some the examples!

        DL
        08/15/2019
        Dominic L.
        United Kingdom United Kingdom
        I recommend this product

        Very good

        I like her style and most actions are clearly flagged. It's very useful to have the video links from within the main PDF. Using on1 and Lr is a bonus for many users. Good value and pleased I bought it.

        RG
        06/01/2017
        Roger G.
        United States

        Informative & Captivating

        The combination of NSY's clear writing and distinct, logically fluent QuickTime videos, made this course not just very informative but one that captivated my attention throughout.

        Customer Reviews

        5 Based on 6 Reviews
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        6
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        75reviewers would recommend this product Write a Review

        Thank you for submitting a review!

        Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

          CG
          08/21/2019
          Claudio G.
          Italy Italy
          I recommend this product

          Clear fresh and silent waters

          Dear, Nicole, your book is very useful to me. It's dealing in full with the whole subject. Of course, an important improvement will be in my picture. Thanks a lot. Claudio

          A Nicolesy Store Customer
          RW
          08/18/2019
          Ron W.
          Australia Australia
          I recommend this product

          Excellent coverage of Waterfalls and Waves

          I seemed to have covered the two subjects in an earlier version or this is the same version I may have purchased earlier (please check for duplicated purchase). All the same, all the products on photography from Nicole have been excellent and worth the purchase.

          KH
          08/16/2019
          Kevin H.
          United States United States
          I recommend this product

          Waterfalls Waves review

          Nicole does such a great job teaching bulky subjects and this is not exception. Topics are explained in a methodical manner. Any potential question the student may have is answered during the lesson, never fails. I have watched numerous videos of hers on Lightroom and Photoshop. This ebook and attached videos are great. I can’t wait to start to try some the examples!

          DL
          08/15/2019
          Dominic L.
          United Kingdom United Kingdom
          I recommend this product

          Very good

          I like her style and most actions are clearly flagged. It's very useful to have the video links from within the main PDF. Using on1 and Lr is a bonus for many users. Good value and pleased I bought it.

          RG
          06/01/2017
          Roger G.
          United States

          Informative & Captivating

          The combination of NSY's clear writing and distinct, logically fluent QuickTime videos, made this course not just very informative but one that captivated my attention throughout.