photography

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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Shoot, Shoot, Shoot!

by SomeGirl on January 3, 2012 · 3 comments

Happy New Year, my sweet friends! I hope Santa was good to you and brought some fun things to play with… I’m so happy to report my sweet husband gave me a new 50mm lens to replace the one I broke a few posts ago (thank you, Honey!!). I’m sure you’ll see and hear much […]

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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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Let Your Pictures Tell a Story

by SomeGirl on November 22, 2011 · 6 comments

When you’re out and about on a special day that you want to remember through photos, look for creative ways to show what was going on. Try getting down on the ground and shooting the scenery.     Look up and shoot what’s over head.   Get closeup on the details. Assign yourself a task […]

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