When I judged a themed photography contest, titled “A Different Point Of View”, I felt that I may have fell short of some expectations. I have my idea of what “A Different Point Of View” means and the people that I disappointed have a different point of view of what “A Different Point Of View” […]
Cameras, lenses and equipment. These are tools to help you make photographs. Photography is not f-stops shutter speeds and ISO or other technical matters. These things help you to refine your composition. Photography is not about equipment or technical mastery. There are plenty of mundane photographs created with expensive equipment and by photographers who excel […]
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.
Many of the printed manuals manuals that come with todays cameras are an abbreviated version of the full manual.
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.