photography tips

I’ll be honest with you guys (as I always am, of course) ;) … Until a couple of hours ago, I had no idea what photography tips I could share today. Then… I opened instagram and saw a wonderful lesson unfold right before my eyes. One after another, lovely sunset photos appeared in my timeline. […]

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Panning (Photography Wednesday)

by SomeGirl on January 25, 2012 · 1 comment

Here’s something to try with a point and shoot or DSLR… Fix your eye, through your viewfinder or display, on a moving object. Follow the object through your camera, moving to match the subject’s speed. As soon as the object is in front of you, click the shutter release button. If you’re shooting with a […]

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Well, I told you last week that after reading today’s post you would “never shoot in auto again!” What I ought to have said is that you’ll never shoot in auto again (on a bright, sunny day). As I took 3 tries to get all of the information in one video post, I realized there’s […]

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Before we start this Photography Wednesday, let me be upfront in saying I am just learning photography… What I share here comes from what I learn from my sweet husband, from other skilled photographers’ posts (found primarily through Pinterest – let me know if you need an invite), and from experimenting. I don’t know much […]

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Wow! I found this AWESOME post today on Pinterest: Taking Glowing Pics of the Tree and had some fun trying it out… if only I hadn’t broken my 50mm lens last night. {whimper} Her pictures were AMAZING! (see them here) Her’s were shot at 1.8 (which made the lights STUNNING) and the lowest aperture I […]

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Ever wanted to know how to make that blurry background you see in cool, creative photos? For the sake of this post, I’m going to assume you said, “Yes!” ;) Now get your camera out and get ready to learn… How to create a blurred background (formally called “Bokeh“) First, look at the settings on […]

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