During the Introduction Photography class we talk about three things that we often do as photographers with our cameras to create a photograph. Metering: Using a light meter in our camera to measure the brightness of light. Making An Exposure: Controlling the amount of light that we allow to fall onto light sensitive material. Focusing: […]
I have made what I think are truly unique pictures and I’ve made pictures that are mundane and common.
When I examine the experience of making photographs that I consider unique,the best way I can describe that experience is in the following manner:
When I examine the experience of making photographs that I consider unique,the best way I can describe that experience is in the following manner: I seem to lose track of time, my mind is calm/there is no distracting self-questioning of my decisions and I seem to have a heightened/precise awareness. Some refer to this state as working in a “flow” or with “no-mind”.
I was asked about why I don’t offer darkroom skills, and/or photo editing software, instruction as a part of my workshops. If the topic of photo-editing software or darkroom work comes up, we’ll discuss it, but it is not a main topic. I think that you can consider photo-editing software a digital darkroom. Whatever I’ve […]
If cameras took good pictures, wouldn’t they be good pictures all of the time?
You’ve got to be vetted to take any classes that are after the basic classes that I offer. The Basics —> https://samdamico.com/sam-damico-photography-classes-registration-area/#!/The-Basics/c/11332112/offset=0&sort=normal After The Basics —> https://samdamico.com/sam-damico-photography-classes-registration-area/#!/After-The-Basics/c/11675443/offset=0&sort=normal The vetting process is important to make sure that everyone in the class is at the same level of understanding. There’s nothing worse, from my perspective as a […]
Reminds Me Of Digital Camera Technology
What do we need to pay to create GOOD photographs and yet cost us nothing out of our pockets?