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The Color Of Light

We describe the color of  light in degrees Kelvin. Take a look at the white balance settings on your camera. Those white balance settings represent the Kelvin temperatures of  different light sources. The settings probably look like icons but those

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Using Color Creatively

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A Good Photograph Involves A Good Thought Process

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Why?

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

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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?

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The “Priority” Exposure Modes

On your exposure mode dial there is an aperture priority mode and a shutter priority mode. In aperture priority mode, you pick the aperture (f-stop) and your camera picks the shutter speed. In shutter priority mode, you pick the shutter speed and

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Real and Unprocessed

I like my photographs like I like my food, unprocessed and real. A photograph is always a “real” photograph but it can be a truthful or contrived photograph. Truth is easy, contrivance takes some work. Contrivance can happen pre-production with staging something, or it

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Photography Classes At Night

I was recently asked if I teach  photography classes at night and I answered “yes, the classes that I teach in the evening start  at 6:30 pm and usually end at 9:30pm.” I misunderstood the question. The question was about

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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

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Do You Want To Learn To Be a Better Photographer?

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