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Pedestrians, cars and bicyclists at the intersection of 16th Street and Harvard Street NW, Columbia Heights section of Washington, DC

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Drawing Inspiration – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Drawing Inspiration – Henri Cartier-Bresson Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me. If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.

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Show and Tell Saturday

I’ve created a Facebook group to compliment my Being a Photographer online course. Today is ‘Show And Tell Saturday”. Have a look. Post to the group and show and tell. Here’s a link to the group. –> https://www.facebook.com/groups/beingaphotographer/ Here’s a

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What Does Exposure and Composition Mean In Photography?

Exposure is a combination of aperture and shutter speed which renders a recording of light (a photograph) onto light sensitive material. Composition is everything we do as photographers to create a photograph. Including exposure. Study And Practice Photography With Sam.

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What Is A “Gray Card” Used For In Photography?

Some photographers use it as a reference for tonality. Some photographers use it as a reference for color. Some photographers, I imagine, use it for both. I don’t use a gray card. Study And Practice Photography With Sam.

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Professional Cameras

Cameras aren’t professional. Photographers can be professional, regardless of the camera. Learn About The Business Of Photography

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What’s A Common Mistake Photographers Make?

Thinking that the equipment matters more than the photographer. You can engage in a good photography practice with whatever camera you’ve got. You want better photographs? Pay attention. Pay attention to the light that you’re observing and if the light

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Seeing, Thinking And Cameras

Assuming our eyes are ok, we’ve been seeing since we opened our eyes as babies. Our eyes take in everything in our field of view. Once in a while we see something that gets our attention and we get the

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Drawing Inspiration – Helen Levitt

Drawing Inspiration – Helen Levitt Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me. If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.

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Metering Patterns And Exposure.

In terms of metering and exposure: Your camera has a variety of metering patterns/modes. Metering patterns that utilize the entire viewfinder get you into the ballpark in terms of your exposure. Metering patterns that utilize a specific area of the

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