Posts Tagged learning photography

Sun Stars – Photography Experiments

Wandered here from somewhere else? Check out all of the 40 Photography Experiments! Today we will cover sun stars. This experiment is simple and can be a lot of fun. First, tell me what the main difference is between these two photos of the Treasury at Petra in Jordan: The answer is: the sun in… 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

Light Trails – Photography Experiments

Wandered here from somewhere else? Check out all the 40 Photography Experiments! Light Trails Today’s experiment is a fun one and I hope it gets you thinking of light differently, because there are a lot of things that can be done with this one. Just to be clear, Light Trails, as I talk about them… Read More

Travel Portraits – Photography Basics

Travel Portraits Part of the joy of travel is meeting new people. Sometimes they are like you and sometimes they are different. Okay, maybe more times they are different and that usually sparks our desire to photograph them. Before you grab your camera and start snapping, I have some tips and considerations for you. Observe… Read More

Making White Tones, White – Photography Experiments

Today’s experiment might be a little more involved than its previous companion, Making Black Tones, Black. This is because white objects will show color cast from an incorrect white balance better than black. You will need to be on your toes to work your way through today. Good luck! Making White Tones, White As previously… Read More

Moon Photography – Photography Basics

The moon It’s such an alluring photo subject and confounds beginning photographer more than it amazes. The problem is, when the moon is high in the night sky, it is contrasting the blackness of space more than most people realize. Our eyes and our brain do a great job of making the moon appear just… Read More

Cityscape Photography – Photography Basics

For today’s Photography Basics post I want to talk about: Cityscape Photography For those who might not be familiar with the phrase, a cityscape is like a landscape except you replace the land with all kinds of man-made things, mainly, a city. I haven’t always been a fan of these images until I gave it a… 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

Night Photography Tips – Photography Basics

Night Photography As photography requires light to work, Night Photography can present special opportunities, otherwise known as challenges. Less light coming in means wider Aperture, slower Shutter Speeds and higher ISO. But it’s not always that simple. Ok, sometimes it is. Night shots, like this one of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, often require… Read More