Somewhere near the beginning of most, if not all, of my photography classes I ask the participants a question. “What’s a photograph”. Some of the answers I get, and I’m paraphrasing here, are; “A moment caught in time”, “a memory”,…
A DSLR, (Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera) light and a photographer. Simple. We set the camera to whatever exposure mode that we are comfortable using, compose the picture, press the shutter release and we’ve got a photograph. We either like…
The light meter in our camera measures the intensity (brightness) of light. Nothing more, nothing less. This measurement of light is expressed as an exposure. An exposure is expressed in terms of a combination of aperture, shutter speed and ISO.…
If nothing else, Mr. Gilden’s approach reminds us, and his subjects, that there is no privacy in public.
What do we need to pay to create GOOD photographs and yet cost us nothing out of our pockets?
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My personal experience in learning photography has led me to believe that, before you venture into the darkroom, it makes more sense to learn the basics of photography first so you could produce properly exposed negatives. Without properly exposed negatives you’ve got nothing, to work with in the darkroom.
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