Creative Exposure Part Six: Lens Speed

Creative Exposure Part Six: Lens Speed

June 22, 2017

For the last several posts, we have been talking about exposure and how we can use it to creatively change the look of our photos. And in our previous post, we looked at using the aperture settings to change the depth of field of an image.

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Creative Exposure Part Five: How Aperture Affects Your Images

Creative Exposure Part Five: How Aperture Affects Your Images

June 12, 2017

n the last few weeks we have been talking about exposure and the settings that control it.

In this post, we’ll look at the aperture setting, another of the exposure controls, and see how you can use it to enhance your photos, direct focus onto your subject and give your images a sense of dimension.

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Creative Exposure Part Four: Managing Motion with Shutter Speed

Creative Exposure Part Four: Managing Motion with Shutter Speed

June 02, 2017

In our last post, we talked about shutter speed and how it affects the way motion is portrayed in an image.

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Creative Exposure Part Three: Shutter Speed

Creative Exposure Part Three: Shutter Speed

May 23, 2017

In our last post, we talked about exposure reciprocity and how there are many combinations of the aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings that can yield a properly exposed photo. And with that, we saw how this idea of equivalent exposures gives us creative flexibility when choosing a combination of these exposure controls.

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Creative Exposure Part Two: Exposure Reciprocity

Creative Exposure Part Two: Exposure Reciprocity

May 13, 2017

In our last post, we talked about the exposure triangle. There we saw that exposure is a function of three components:

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Creative Exposure Part One: The Exposure Triangle

Creative Exposure Part One: The Exposure Triangle

May 03, 2017

f you are just getting started in photography, exposure is one of the first things you need learn.

But even beyond that, getting a good handle on exposure and how the different components of exposure work together is essential if you want to take control of your photography and the images that you are creating.

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It’s Macro Season!

It’s Macro Season!

April 23, 2017

Macro photography is probably my favorite kind of photography. Could that be because my subjects don’t (generally) talk back? Hmmm…!

With the beautiful weather, I’ve been having a lot of fun photographing flowers. I wanted to share with you a few of my images...

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Macro Photography Basics

Macro Photography Basics

April 13, 2017

This is the time of year, with the flowers all in bloom and insects appearing again, that the world around us seems to invite close-up images and macro photography.

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The Best Tips For Flower Photography

The Best Tips For Flower Photography

April 03, 2017

Spring!

Like a lot of folks, spring is my favorite time of the year. And one big reason for that is the chance to get my camera out and do some flower and macro photography.

With that in mind, it seems like a good time to talk about tips for great flower photography. We’ve rounded up some of the best! So below you’ll find tips and videos to help you take better flower photos, gathered from some...

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The Art of Flower Photography

The Art of Flower Photography

March 24, 2017

With spring here, flower photography is in full bloom! For me, spring is inspiring. There’s something about the budding flowers, the newly green foliage, the sounds of birds, the longer days, the warmer sun that give me the sense that the earth has been reborn. And it’s all worth capturing on (digital) film.

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Sharing Your Photos: Removing Location Data in Lightroom

Sharing Your Photos: Removing Location Data in Lightroom

March 14, 2017

We all enjoy sharing our images online. And we do it a lot! I've read that there are approximately 300 million photos uploaded every day just to Facebook. That's sharing!

But it's important to keep in mind that, given today's geotagging technology, when you post a photo online, chances are good that you are sharing more than just that image. You may also be sharing your location information.

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Just in! Brand New Lightroom Presets, Perfect for Spring…

Just in! Brand New Lightroom Presets, Perfect for Spring…

March 10, 2017

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