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By Yvon Chouinard, Doug Tompkins

180° South takes readers behind the curtain of the movie, 180° South, made by means of Chris Malloy, to profit extra in regards to the those that made the unique overland trip to Patagonia in 1968, and the repeat trip over ocean and land forty years later. The ebook contains tales of occasions and studies that encouraged Chris Malloy, Yvon Chouinard, and Doug Tompkins to decide on paths devoted to saving what's left of the wild global. Open it wherever and revel in the images by way of the world's best surf and mountaineering photographers Jeff Johnson, Jimmy Chin, Scotty Soen, and Danny Moder.

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Part of the shot as a focal point for the image. Lighting Interiors 51 52 Photographing Architecture a helpful strategy I started lighting interiors by placing a light in the shot, tak- light). This is a good way to learn and, with a digital camera, ing a Polaroid test image, then adding more light or modify- you won ’ t need to shoot all those expensive Polaroid images. ing the light (by “modifying,” I mean moving the light, adding Because I now have more experience, I am likely to set up an umbrella or other modifier, or changing the power of the several lights before I start testing and modifying.

Ward the top of the frame. This happens when Specially designed lenses, called perspective you point the camera upward to capture more control lenses, were available for film cameras of the top of a building. However, the parallel (and are now available for dSLRs), but they don’t lines in a shot will also converge if you point the solve the problem as well as other approaches. camera toward the side or toward the ground. Also, they generally provide only about an 85 As with keystoning, this isn’t always a bad thing, degree angle of view—they’re not as wide as and you can correct it using Photoshop.

The view camera did other This topic is covered in chapter 5. things, but this was the primary reason I used it Keystoning refers to lines that converge to- for interiors. ward the top of the frame. This happens when Specially designed lenses, called perspective you point the camera upward to capture more control lenses, were available for film cameras of the top of a building. However, the parallel (and are now available for dSLRs), but they don’t lines in a shot will also converge if you point the solve the problem as well as other approaches.

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