Posts Tagged ‘area’

Lenses and Digital Camera Sensors

When it comes to digital camera sensors and the lens you put on your camera there are different scenarios that are possible and those different scenarios have different visual outcomes.

As a photographer you can use these outcomes as part of your composition.


The Relationship Between Metering And Exposure

If your picture is too light, you’ve overexposed it. Overexposure means…


Commuters Wearing Headphones, Riding The Red Line Metro Train, Washington DC.

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Adams Morgan Building Details At Night, Washington DC

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Why You Should Learn To Work Your Camera In Manual Exposure Mode


Do You Know How To Meter?

You use your camera meter to evaluate the intensity, or brightness, of light. You meter is located in your camera and chances are good that you have few metering patterns, or modes, to choose from. Your metering mode has an area of influence that drives your exposure. You meter is an evaluation tool while your […]


Rules And Photography

Everybody seems to look for rules that will make their photography easier and better.

While rules may make your picture making easier, I don’t think rules make your photography better or help you to be a better photographer.


How To Find The Best Place To Learn Photography


Australian Freshwater Crocodile Reflected In Water. Crocodylus johnstoni.

Fortunately for me, since I’m as much a wildlife photographer as I am a neurosurgeon, we can get some interesting wildlife photographs at some not so wild places.


Brightly painted buildings, Seattle, Washington

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Login Instructions

Subscribers to content on the Sam D’Amico Photography website are required to login to access the content that is associated with their subscription. The login area is located near the top of of the side bar that be found to the right of nearly every page of the Sam D’Amico Photography website ans is titled […]


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About Metering And Exposure


Hot Air Balloon Over Pine Trees

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Camera Metering Patterns

In order to meter effectively, and to get the tonality and visual information that we want in our images, It’s important to understand how our camera metering patterns work.


Do You Use Your Camera Meter Thoughtfully?

Our meter allows us evaluate what we’re photographing, while our chosen exposure based on our metering allows us to get the visual information that we want in our picture.


Sunrises, Sunsets, Windows And Adding Light


About Being A Better Photographer

Photography Tips From A Photography Teacher That Are Intended To Help You To Be A Better Photographer Being a Better Photographer is an area of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. The content of Being A Better Photographer mainly consists of short posts inspired by conversations during his photography classes. The posts are intended to get […]


Questions And Answers

You’ve got photography related  questions, I’ll do my best to give you an answer.


Individual Instruction And Private Tutoring – Student Comments

Your opinion and candid comments are valued because they help me to make sure that our time together was spent as effectively as possible.


Learn The Basics Of Photography

Sam D’Amico offers two  classes that will help you to learn the basics of photography and how to use your camera in manual exposure mode. When you have an understanding of the basics of photography and you use your camera in manual exposure mode you use your mind, instead of a machine, to create photographs. […]


Customized Group Photography Classes – Student Comments

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Intermediate Photography – Student Comments

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Business Of Photography – Risky Business

If you decide to become a professional photographer, especially an independent (freelance) professional photographer you’ve got to understand the risks involved in the area of professional photography that you choose to work in.


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