Posts Tagged ‘Photograph’

Why?

All of these changes have a compositional outcome. If you are changing these things and not…


Technically Excellent Failures


I’m Not Paying Attention To The Composition Of My Photograph


The Three Things We Mainly Do With Our Cameras To Create A Photograph


Are You Bored As A Photographer?

Are you bored of seeing the same things to photograph or do you feel that you need to go to a new place to breathe life back into your photography? The problem isn’t that you’re seeing the same things over and over again. The problem is that you’re seeing the same things in the same […]


Don’t Have Your Camera Handy? You Can Practice Photography Anyway.

Next time you’re viewing a photograph try to imagine how the photographer made the picture. Do you think that they used a large aperture or a small aperture? How about a fast or slow shutter speed? What about the ISO? And the focal length lens? What do you think the the white balance setting was? […]


“I Want My Pictures To Look Like The Way Things Really Are”

If you were  in one of my photography classes and, while we were reviewing your work, you were to state that “I want my pictures to look like the way things really are”, I would ask “the way things really are to who?” My question is meant to spur a conversation about seeing and perception. While […]


More Or Less

Photography involves a thought process. As a photographer you can think more or you can think less while creating your picture. Put your camera in an automatic exposure mode and you think less. Put your camera in a manual exposure mode and you think more. You get out of your photography what you put into your photography. In this […]


Do You Want to See More Things To Photograph?

Then look less. Photography is more about seeing than looking. Many photographers look for things to photograph instead of seeing things to photograph. Looking is searching. Seeing is discovering. You don’t have look for things to photograph, everything is right in front of you. All you have to do is see what is interesting about what is right […]


Good Cameras And Good Photographers


Technical Mastery Is…

…not enough. While you can fill your photograph with technical mastery and dazzle your audience with your technical skills, without your heart and personal vision your photograph will always be empty. Remember, technique  serves creativity. You need both. Introduction To Photography  Intermediate Photography


As A Photographer, Be Aware Of What you are Doing

At the core of of what you do as a photographer there are three things that need to be done to make a photograph. Meter – Measure the intensity of light. Make an exposure – Allow a specific amount of exposure to make the recording of light as bright or as dark as you want […]


The Intentional Photograph

 The composition of your photograph should be filled with intent. If you, or your camera, are picking exposure settings in a haphazard manner, or based solely on the amount of light that you are working with, the composition of your photograph is lacking the visual depth that can only come with intent. Everything from the choice of your lens to the […]


Are You Looking Or Are You Seeing?


Expression And Composition


Do You Really Need A Digital Photography Class?

If you learn the basics of photography, it doesn’t matter what type of camera you use. Film or digital, Nikon or Canon, as a photographer who has a good understanding of the basics photography, you’ll be able to create photographs with whatever camera is in your hands.


What’s A Histogram?


Light Centric and Camera Centric


What Matters More Than Metering And Exposure?


A Brief Conversation On Facebook


The Best Time Of Day To Make A Photograph


How To Judge Yourself As A Photographer


Simplicity In Photography


Your Camera…


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