Posts Tagged ‘motion’

Learn To Use Your Flash And Become A More Versatile Photographer

There’s no doubt about it. When I learned to use my flash unit thoughtfully and effectively as a compositional element in my pictures, I became a more versatile photographer and was able to confidently produce a wider range of work.
Learning how to use my flash not only added another skill to my craft as a photographer it also [...]


Basically, Your Flash…

Adds light to your photograph…
Reduces contrast…
Appears to freeze motion…
Is a light sources that can be mixed with available light in different proportions…
Can be made brighter or darker….
Will help you to be  a more versatile photographer…
Learn how to use your flash to make better pictures.
 


More Light Right On Your Camera

If you don’t have a separate flash unit the pop-up flash that’s on your camera is something you should become familiar with.
It will give you more light when you need it.
To use it simply pop it up and start using it.
Using it is one thing, understanding how to use it skillfully is another.
You can use it anywhere and anytime [...]


Got Flash?

Learn to use it to make better pictures.
The photograph below used flash in combination with a slow shutter speed to get parts of the photograph to appear sharp and other areas of the photograph to appear blurred from motion.
The tattooed hand of a guitarist wearing denim strums a guitar. (Sam D’Amico)


Don’t Let’em Grab Your Copyright

As the  owner of the copyright to my work I depend on the ownership of my copyright to  control the use  of  my photographs and  to generate revenue by the licensing the use of my work for a fee. My copyright is the foundation of  my photography business.
As the copyright owner to my work Section [...]


Copyright Basics

As I tell students in my business of photography classes; in the business of photography if you don’t have your copyright, you’ve got nothing.


Eadweard Muybridge-April 9, 1830-May 8, 1904

Mr. Muybridge is credited with creating the first motion pictures.
Motion pictures are a series of stills.
Read about Mr. Muybridge.
 
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Lighting With Portable Flash

[ January 10, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. March 1, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. September 6, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of flash operation and how to use the flash more creatively and effectively.


Flash Photography Basics

[ March 6, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. March 30, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. April 26, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] When used thoughtfully your flash can be an important element of your composition and can dramatically improve your photograph…


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