In My Bag…

While I do have a great collection, it’s important to know that I have accumulated these babies over the last decade. I use each and everyone of these regularly.

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Zooms, Primes and Wide Angles oh my!

Oh boy, the choices out there on the market for lenses. It’s quite overwhelming really. While I will admit that I own a few myself, I must say that I researched the heck out of them before taking the financial plunge.

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Self-Portrait…can anyone say awkward?

{see behind the scenes video link at bottom } Portraits. Often a person’s worst nightmare. (Up there next to public speaking, in my opinion.)  The idea of sitting in front of the camera, feeling uncomfortable, with that famously awkward ‘Chandler’ smile (for those of you who’ve seen Friends, you know where I’m going with this). Ya,…

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EXPOSURE TRIANGLE

Understanding the basics of the exposure triangle- There are 3 elements involved in exposure (hence, triangle) • Aperture (the amount of light that passes through the lens) • Shutter Speed (the amount of time the shutter is open to allow in light) • ISO (the film or sensors sensitivity to light.) When you change one…

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First Half of Creativity.

Let’s assume by now you’ve got a handle on exposure (if not, refer to ‘EXPOSURE TRIANGLE‘). When you shoot in ‘M’ mode, the creativity starts in the camera. Now that you have an understanding of how to properly expose for light. (bravo!) let’s look at other ways to get creative with your images. (Yippee!) Simple…

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So, I got this big, fancy camera and all… but now what??

If you’re reading this, chances are you want to learn more about your camera, which nowadays, everyone has easy access to, be it your DSLR, or point-and-shoot (although I think that cell phones are the newest form of the grab and go camera, they certainly are uber convenient!) It has never been easier to have…

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