Posts Tagged ‘photography’

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


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Why?

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


Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC – As of August 14 – 2017

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Do Photography Critiques Help? It Depends.

You must look at your own photographs with a cool, critical eye and if the person giving the critique is more interested in your photography than their own, then you’ll leave with useful information on how to improve your photography.


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


What If?

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Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC – As of August 7 – 2017

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American Bison In A Wallow, Yellowstone National Park

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How Can We Keep Our Photography Interesting?


Taking Pictures Or Making Pictures: What’s the Difference?

The words we choose are important and they can change your mind when it comes to your photography.


Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC – As of July 31-2017

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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 […]


“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 […]


Picture This:How Pictures Work. By Molly Bang

This is an excellent book that shows us visually, according to the author, “how and why structural elements affect our emotions. This is a ground for understanding and making visual art.”


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When It Comes To Improving YOUR Photography, MY Opinion Does Not Help

This post was motivated by discussions with participants in my classes who were seeking affirmations or criticisms about their photographs. When someone asks me what I think of their photography, I ask them what do THEY think of their photography. I’m not avoiding the question; I’m attempting to get the photographer to actively engage their […]


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 […]


The Potential Of The Camera

Most students who register for a basic photography course say that they want to realize the full potential of their  camera. I’d rather have you realize your full potential as a photographer, regardless of your camera Take a basic photography class with Sam


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 […]


Student Comments – Photography And Camera Basics


Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC – As of July 17-2017

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Your Prescription For Better Photography

If I were to give you a prescription to improve your photography, and for you to improve as a photographer, here’s what it would be: To make better pictures and to be a better photographer take at least one picture a day in fully manual exposure mode. Take the recommended dose  at varying times of the day, […]


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