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Exposure, ISO And Tonality

Making an exposure is something we do with our camera. An exposure is a recording of light onto light sensitive material. Light sensitive material can be film, a digital sensor or even the photographic paper that is used for making

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Now We See It Now We Don’t

Ya’ ever see something and you think that what you’re seeing would make a great photograph but what you see is so fleeting that you don’t have time to take out your camera to make the photograph? Yup, me too.

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Where And When?

This just seemed like a logical follow up to my post right before this one “How And Why?”. Where and when should we practice our photography? How about here and now? Take out whatever camera ya got and make a

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Why do some photographers hate flash and avoid using it?

I don’t know, you’ll have to ask them. Here’s why I like flash. It’s a light source that, when used appropriately, is an effective way to add to the depth of composition of your photograph. You know that picture of

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White Balance

Most of us use our white balance settings in the automatic (AWB) setting. The idea is that if white looks white, then everything else is “color correct”. Is “color correct” always what we want? What if our photograph wasn’t “color

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Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander

Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me. If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.

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Composition In Photography…

Is EVERYTHING we do as photographers in terms of our studies and practice to create a photograph. Each thing that we do can be considered an ELEMENT of composition. How we each study and practice is as varied as each

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It’s Like Having Portable Lightning.

Lightning,  provides light. We notice lightning more at night than we do during the day. Since lightning is a light source that provides light very briefly, it illuminates what is within the distance/range of the lightning for a split second

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No need to learn the VERY Basics Of Photography

We are already doing the VERY basics. When we see something that creates an impulse to make a photograph and we then take out a camera to make the photograph, we are practicing the VERY basics of photography. We may

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Are We Photographers?

I’m surprised that many photographers I meet don’t consider themselves to be photographers. Many photographers seem to think that being a photographer is based on a certain level of skill or type of camera used. It ain’t. If we see

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