Monday, October 3rd, 2011 | Posted by: elizabeth
Lighting has more impact on an image than any other aspect of photography. Every image has its appropriate light. If the light is not good, the photo won’t be either. The mounted flash on your camera can ruin your picture so try to turn it off and use the light that is available. (more…)
Monday, September 26th, 2011 | Posted by: elizabeth
The photos I sell in my store are BIG. People want the art they hang on the wall to be a focal point. When I am shooting I need to keep that in mind. When I first transitioned from taking pics for personal photo albums to shooting for enlargements this was a big struggle for me. I wanted a quick and easy reference that I could use to know on the fly if a photo has enough pixels to make a quality enlargement.
Here is my super secret handy chart that I use to determine how big I can go with my enlargements:
Happy shooting! Let me know in the comments how it goes!
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Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 | Posted by: elizabeth
Basic Photo Tips – The Trinity
Controlling your camera and capturing a great exposure – a correct exposure – is simply the right combination of three basic settings: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. (more…)
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 | Posted by: elizabeth
I haven’t posted a personal update in a long long time so I thought today would be as good a day as any. Things are going…. dare I say it…. GREAT!!!! <short pause while I wait for the sky to fall> (more…)
Friday, August 19th, 2011 | Posted by: elizabeth
Check out my new promo cards! I heart them!
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Monday, August 15th, 2011 | Posted by: elizabeth
There really is no other way to learn to consistently make correct exposures than to start with learning how to shoot a fully manual exposure. Once you’ve learned how to shoot in manual exposure mode you can start experimenting with light and camera settings which will help you understand why you get various outcomes when you choose to shoot in semi- or full auto exposure mode. (more…)
Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 | Posted by: elizabeth
Spent the evening playing with lighting and taking pics of B’s art. I really don’t know which of us had more fun! (more…)