Do you want to know more about a particular technique? Are you curious about purchasing a particular camera or lens? Do you ever see an image and wonder “how do they do that?” Ask away, I will do my best to answer anything you can think of, or at least find someone and direct you to who can. I enjoy all of the email I get, and do my best to answer each of them as accurately as I’m able. So, I thought, “why not try and open this up so that everyone can enjoy and benefit?” As summer comes into focus, I’m finding my time being stretched in quite a few different directions, juggling projects and life, so let me know what you are interested in and I’ll do the leg work. Hopefully we can all learn something along the way! Go ahead and drop a comment below, or email me and I will answer them/showcase them as they come in. Read on…
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*The Exposure Trifecta. Or, how to shoot on Manual.
Have you ever taken a photo where your subject looks like a deer in the headlights from the flash while the ambiance in the scene behind them fades quickly to a black abyss? Or, you try to catch your child scurrying around the house and no matter what you do, the picture turns out as a blurred mess? This post is being written to help those (mainly my mom) who’ve asked me “how do you do that?” when they see a picture that avoids some of the common frustrating problems. Whether it be a selective focus, blurred action to accentuate movement or an image that is intentionally over or underexposed, the key to photography is understanding the three main components of proper exposure control. Hold on to your hat, I am going to help get you off of the ‘auto everything box’ and manipulating your own exposure in no time. Continue reading