Browsing all posts in "White Balance".

Cold Weather Photography

I live in Arizona – today’s high is supposed to be around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. In December. Yeah, it’s a rough life. Talk to me again in July when it’s 110. I DO remember what it was like to live in colder climes – growing up in Maine, I had MORE than enough snowdrifts to […]

Correcting White Balance

Getting the correct white balance in a photo can be tricky. The white balance settings on cameras (auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten light, fluorescent light, etc.) can get you most of the way toward where you need to be, but sometimes the setting of the photo itself makes it tricky to correctly capture the white […]

White Balance 101 continued…

We started this conversation on White Balance and now it’s time to pick it back up.  Here’s where we left off – I shared this photo that has a series of photos at difference White Balances: Now a couple of you very observant readers pointed out that my custom white balance was a little on […]

White Balance 101 or How to make people look sick.

You know when someone says to you “this will be funny one day” and how you want to hit them because it’s not funny now. That’s how I felt after I had gone to an event with my new camera (this was about two years ago now) and I didn’t know what White Balance was […]

Photography in the News: Groundhogs

Today is Groundhogs Day.  Not exactly a holiday – it doesn’t get me out of work and unfortunately it’s not going to make the gray of winter move along faster.  In a few minutes some well dressed man with a top hat will reach his hand into the hole of a Groundhog pull him out […]

Nikon D300 – My week to review

Thanks to the very fantastic ProPhotoRental for accommodating my ever shifting schedule while I reviewed the Nikon D300.  I mentioned that my reviews will not be the traditional compare and contrast so if you would like to know more about my experience take it to the comments.   If you’re looking for the traditional I checked out […]

Reflectors Revisited

Way back in September Jeff had gone over the benefits and uses of Reflectors and while I’d been thinking about purchasing them for a while I was hemming and hawing about which size I needed and if I would actually use the reflectors as intended.  I bit the bullet last week though and I ended up […]

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