Tutorials by Kevin Su Photography
Tutorial #4 - HOW TO CAPTURE LIGHTNING
Monday, May 26, 2014
Tutorial #4 - HOW TO CAPTURE LIGHTNING

  In this week's article we travel up the holy Ganges River up to near its source in Rishikesh, India. After suffering the sweltering heat in India for over a month now, a rainstorm was the last thing we expected last night. We were blessed with one of nature's most brilliant performances as a rain and lightning storm lit up the Ganges River. I spent the night on the rooftop of our ashram getting the shots in this article. It must've been quite the odd scene as I had only time to grab my camera gear, a raincoat and a towel as I ran up in excitement to the rooftop in just my boxer shorts. Despite the breezy draft up my legs and catching a cold; I had such a blast embracing the ...

Tutorial #3 - HOW TO MAKE A TRAVEL PHOTO POP with HDR
Saturday, December 07, 2013
Tutorial #4 - HOW TO CAPTURE LIGHTNING

In this week's blog I take you guys with me to the Island of Bali, Indonesia. This beautiful stronghold of Hindu and ancient Balinese culture boasts some of the most amazing architecture and landscapes. This shot was taken at Lake Batur, a pristine volcanic lake high in the mountains of Bali. The temple shown is a elaborate example of the thousands of temples found on this tiny island. We left our little village Sumampan and puttered up on a small scooter for several hours to get to this location. Of course when we arrived to this location, the lighting was horrible.Travel photography can be a challenge when our travel schedule gets us into the right spot but not always at the right time. ...

Tutorial #2 - The Wildlife down under
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Tutorial #4 - HOW TO CAPTURE LIGHTNING

Wildlife photography has always brought me great joy whether it was in my own wonderful forests of British Columbia or hiking in Yellowstone National Park. After spending two and a half months in Australia I have definitely seen some of the most interesting animals in the world. Most serious wildlife photographers lug around large and heavy telephoto lenses to very specific planned destinations to shoot wildlife. They usually have a specific animal in mind and will spend a lot of money and time to capture the amazing work they do. However many of us like myself are not dedicated wildlife photographers but we love to travel and usually bump into some exotic animals along the way. Today I am ...

Tutorial #1 - Express yourself - long expose your self!
Saturday, November 09, 2013
Tutorial #4 - HOW TO CAPTURE LIGHTNING

Shutter Speed: 10 s   Aperture: f16    ISO: 50    Focal Length 28mm -   Alley in Chinatown, Sydney AustraliaHello everyone and welcome to my random Tutorial #1.Today I will explain everything you need to know about Long exposures and how we can use them correctly to take better photos.( Because the random nature of how I come up with my lessons, there may be things I refer to that might require further explanation. For example I may be talking about long exposure but you may not know what an exposure is. I will continue to build my lessons and eventually I will cover all the basics and there will be hyperlinks for your reference. For now please bear with ...