Light Centric and Camera Centric

When you start to learn photography (the recording of light) you also start to learn how to work your camera (a tool that is used to record light).

You get caught up in learning how to use your camera to create a photograph.

You pay attention to camera operation and equipment.

At this point you are camera-centric.

While it’s important be camera-centric for a period of time, there comes a time when being camera-centric is not sufficient.

To see your photograph it is necessary to see beyond your camera.

Your photograph is recorded light.

Your camera is used to record light.

You must see light before you record it.

When you become light-centric you pay attention to characteristics of light and how to visually communicate your personal perception using the characteristics of light.

Learn to be light-centric by registering for either of these two classes:

Introduction to Photography –>

Intermediate Photography –>

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