Please find below a bunch of Magic Cloth Photography tutorials. There are in no particular order at the moment, but hope to be categorising everything later.
Where to start
The original article gives you an introduction to the technique, but as the art requires physical movement, it is so much easier to watch one of the Videos to begin with. It is a very simple idea, but whenever I try to write about it it seems very complex. So my strong recommendation is to watch the videos and then use the blog tutorials as a reference.
The number 1 requirement for using the Magic Cloth Technique is having a long exposure, so you can control the exposure to different parts of the scene.read more
These video tutorials will encourage you to wave your magic cloth at Nature’s Landscapes for many years to come.read more
Though this technique produces some beautiful images for me, it is not without it’s issues.read more
Milky way images are stunning, but what you see on the front page of 500px is usually the result of careful camera and lens choice…read more
The Magic Cloth Technique involves controlling the amount of exposure to different parts of a scene during a long exposure.read more
In one of the last interviews with Ansel Adams he expressed excitement over the possibility of digital photography.read more
I constantly advise photographers to get out of the city and away from the city lights to get the best aurora images. But, seeing as I am here, I thought I would give the challenging conditions a try.read more
This very simple technique is the basic for Magic Cloth photography and this video is actually a good starting point for the beginner.read more
The reverse cloth technique is useful if the middle part of a scene is notably brighter than the top part of the scene.read more
This tutorial is a demonstration of the Magic Cloth Technique to add drama to a dull sky.read more
Magic Cloth Image focus
Here I focus on Magic Cloth images to help you understand the whole process. Each image is presented with the background story, composition and focus considerations and, of course, Magic Cloth Technique.