We been talking a lot of exposure and how learning to work with the individual exposure settings–shutter speed, aperture size and ISO–can give you lots of creative control over the look of your photos.
In particular, our last two posts focused on how the aperture setting allows you to change the depth of field in an image.
And, really, understanding aperture and how it affects depth of field is one of the most important concepts to learn in photography because it has such a big impact on your images. But it also seems to be one that often trips people up. For whatever reason, folks always seem to have a difficult time getting the idea of aperture under their belt.
So, just in case you’re still struggling with aperture, here are two videos that I hope will help. The first talks about the basics of depth of field and how it affects the look of an image. The second goes into the relationship between the aperture size and settings.
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With just a few days until Christmas, it seems the right time to talk about Christmas and Holiday photography.
Here are a few tips:
Get ready! Be sure to be ready for lots of picture-taking. That means having your camera gear packed up and ready to go, if you will be on the road, or just ready and waiting for you if you’ll be staying home...
If you've ever spent time scrolling through your Lightroom catalog looking for images of particular people, you know how frustrating it can be.
But Lightroom can help with that.
It's that time of year again! Time for holiday fun and family gatherings.
And it's a great time to capture your family in a group portrait.
Here are some tips for shooting a great group photo: