Browsing all posts in October, 2012.

Trust Your Camera

Sometimes it’s okay to trust your camera. We spend a lot of time talking about using aperture priority, or shutter priority, or full manual mode. We teach you how to “take control” of your camera and dictate the outcome of your photographs for yourself. We show you how to compensate for your camera’s perceived weaknesses […]

Contest Winner! Contest Announcement!

Last week we held a contest for the best photograph that represented flared fall light. Out of the many excellent contributions, Rachel N Leon Burkholder was chosen as our lucky winner! This was her lovely photo, submitted on our Facebook Page (click for full size): Congratulations Rachel! Please e-mail me at info@beyondmegapixels.com with your mailing […]

The Photo That Got You Started

Think back to the time in your life when photography was still a mystery to you. For some, that was quite some time ago. For others, it was fairly recently. Now recall that one moment, and that one photograph, that sparked your interest to explore photography more deeply. For me, this is that photograph: This […]

CONTEST: Flared Fall Light

It’s autumn here in the United States. I love the long light of fall. It seems to have more depth, making the golden hour more “golden”. There may be a scientific reason for this, or it might just be a product of my own emotions. Regardless, lately I’ve been inspired to include a little bit […]