Browsing all posts in November, 2011.
Steve started things off excellently with his list of ten ways to relate to and learn from other photographers. So excellently, in fact, that I had to give him a hard time because he used many of the ideas I had for my own article. That’s what we do, though – in giving each other [...]
This past weekend, the community where I live and work held their annual art festival. It’s not large by art festival standards in central Florida and vendor participation was probably negatively impacted by the weather and another art festival going on the same weekend in downtown Orlando. Nevertheless, a photographer friend of mine, my wife [...]
The word “photography” comes from the Greek, photos – light – and graphos – writing, delineation, or painting. In other words, photography is light painting. As humans, we don’t see color, we see light. The retina of our eyes contains two types of photoreceptors (light receptors) called rods and cones. The rods are more sensitive [...]
We’ve all been there. We’re at an event or a popular landmark, trying to photograph a memory, and we get bumped with a camera bag. Or, we inadvertently bump someone else as we’re positioning ourselves for a shot. Or you miss the PERFECT shot because someone wouldn’t be courteous enough to move. We need to [...]
It’s the 3rd of November and time for the monthly photo challenge. Last month it was Autumn Still Life. For November the challenge is photos of entry doors and gates. Grab your camera and go out and shoot photos of entry doors and gates. They can be interesting, whimsical, colorful or you just happen to [...]
Like many photographers, I am constantly on the lookout for THE perfect camera bag. One that isn’t too big and bulky, but that carries everything I need for a day’s worth of shooting. One that is durable without being heavy, tastefully stylish, and multi-functional. One that is comfortable to carry around, even fully loaded, and [...]
Yesterday I wrote about calibrating your monitor. It turned out to be somewhat long and I still could’ve written much more. Hopefully, today’s article on printer calibration will not be as long. If your monitor isn’t calibrated when you’re working on an image and you think that image is too red, then you may increase [...]