Posts Tagged Experiment

Daylight Through Smoke Or Dust – Photography Experiments

Yesterday’s topic was Shoot Some Shadows. This is the last part of the light and dark, super contrasty experiment mini-series (not its real name). The other parts were Shooting Some Shadows and Shooting Some Silhouettes. Today we want to add some pizzazz to sunlight photos. Specifically, when sunlight is coming through an opening, be it… Read More

Photographing Silhouettes – Photography Experiments

Our last experiment was Panning Blur. Today, let’s start a mini-series. This will be a three part series looking at silhouettes, shadows and light through smoke. They are all essentially the same thing, but we’ll pull them apart to see the subtle differences. Example How did I shoot this shot? Where did I meter? Some… Read More

Panning Blur – Photography Experiments

Yesterday’s topic was Sun Stars. Today let’s try something fun, but sometimes frustrating; Panning Blur. First some inspiration and then the experiment. Examples   Here’s the panning blur experiment you can run: 1) Switch to Manual mode. 2) For starters, pick a shutter speed of 1/20. This is a good place to start but play around… Read More

Take A Portrait – Photography Experiments

Wandered here from somewhere else? Check out all the 40 Photography Experiments! Today’s experiment is fairly easy on the surface, but so is most photography at first glance. Point, hit button, look at back of camera. But we want to go a little deeper and think about what we, meaning you, are photographing today. Today’s… Read More

Fun With Light Trails – Photography Basics

Fun With Light Trails Light Trails take a bit of imagination to conceptualize and shoot. While not vital, it helps to be able to plot out how you want your image to appear to understand the camera settings for this type of photography. Here’s the deal; light comes in to your camera and hits your… Read More

Different Times Of Day = Different Light = Different Photos – Photography Experiments

Let’s get started early on today’s photography experiment! Different Times Of Day = Different Light = Different Photos The purpose of the 40 Photography Experiments series is not to bring up earth shattering concepts, but to start you looking at light, and how you capture it, in a different way. Today’s experiment will seem obvious, but it… Read More

Getting Low – Photography Experiments

Already on day 9 of 40 Photography Experiments and it’s time to get down low. Really low. For today’s experiment you might get a little dirty, but that’s okay. If your camera has a flip screen, now is the time it will shine. Here’s the experiment you can run: 1) Set your camera on Aperture… Read More