Getting To Know Your Camera Blog Posts

Getting To Know Your Camera Blog Posts

To Be A Better Photographer-Study And Practice These Two Things

To Be A Better Photographer-Study And Practice These Two Things   This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Introduction To Photography Class Don’t Get A New Camera!!! As I wrote in a previous post, instead of getting a new camera, develop a new mindset when it comes to your photography. And, instead …

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Change Your Mind, Not Your Camera To Be A Better Photographer

 Change Your Mind-Not Your Camera To Be A Better Photographer     This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Introduction To Photography Class   We want to make better pictures So what do we do? As a result of wanting to make better pictures, many photographers think that getting a better camera …

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What We All Do As Photographers

What We All Do As Photographers     Overview The photographers that I work with in my Learn To Think Like A Photographer classes usually aren’t aware of how involved they are in the creation of their photograph. Once they become aware of what they’re doing,  they can see how paying attention to what their …

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How A Pen And Paper Will Help You Learn Photography

How A Pen And Paper Will Help You Learn Photography     Overview When I first moved to DC, before I started teaching my own photography classes in Washington DC, I began teaching photography at a place called the Washington School of Photography. Specifically, I began teaching photojournalism, but I found myself enjoying teaching and …

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Photography-Do Not Get Distracted By The Gear

Photography-Do Not Get Distracted By The Gear Sometimes when I talk with photographers they seem to want to know more about how something works instead of understanding how to work it. Did you ever see one of those mechanical, wind-up watches where ya could see the internal workings of the watch? In other, words you …

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When Shopping For a Camera-Get The Facts

 When Shopping For a Camera-Get The Facts I was once offered an axiom. Specifically, “for a buck fifty and my opinion I’d a get a cup of coffee”. In other words, my opinion is worthless when it comes to gettin’ me that cup a coffee.  Opinions and Facts Simply put, I think that our opinion …

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Digital Camera Sensors-What Is The Difference?

Digital Camera Sensors-What Is The Difference? A friend has been buggin’ me to help them in selecting a digital camera. Nope. I ain’t gonna do it and here’s why–>https://samdamico.com/frequently-asked-questions/#can-you-recommend-a-camera. Recently, she asked me about the difference in digital sensors. Specifically, she asked about the types of sensors; she started ramblin’ off terms like CCD, CMOS, …

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Learn To Work With A Camera

Learn To Work With A Camera – A blog post based on conversations with photographers.   Learn To Work With A Camera If were gonna be photographers we gotta learn to work with a camera because a camera is what we usually use to make a picture.   On one hand, cameras ALL do the …

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Photography Critiques – Are We Looking For Validation? Or…

Photography Critiques Are We Looking For Validation? Or… – A blog post based on conversations with photographers. Maybe, We’re Lookin’ To Improve Lookin’ to improve is different than getting validation. Lookin’ to improve  is an active involvement in our work. While lookin’ to get validation is a matter seeking opinion on whether our work is …

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