One Of The Biggest Differences Between An iPhone Camera And A ‘Regular’ Camera – 31+ Days To Better Photography

There is a fundamental difference between the camera imbedded in an iPhone and a ‘regular’ DSLR or point and shoot camera. That difference can be boiled down to this: iPhones Continue Reading →

31+ Days To Better Photography – An Example Of Why You Might Want To Use A Polarizing Filter At Sunrise In Seattle

While shooting the sunrise on a gorgeous Puget Sound morning yesterday, I was calmly reminded of the usefulness of polarizing filters, shown by extreme differences. Both of these images are Continue Reading →

31+ Days Of Photography Experiments – Shooting The Full Moon At Moonset

Building on yesterday’s post of Shooting The Full Moon At Moonrise, let’s flip the coin and shoot at moonset. This one is harder for many people because, frankly, we enjoy Continue Reading →

31+ Days Of Photography Experiments – Shooting The Full Moon At Moonrise

Friday’s Topic was Making White, White. I’m excited about today’s topic for 31+ Days Of Photography Experiments because it might actually be clear enough in Seattle for me to try it Continue Reading →

31+ Days Of Photography Experiments – Different Times Of Day = Different Light = Different Photos

Friday’s Topic was One Subject, Ten Photos Welcome to another week of photography experiments! This week we’ll be shooting different angles in Getting Low, playing with smoke in Light Through Continue Reading →

31+ Days Of Photography Experiments – Depth Of Field – Hyperfocal Concepts

Yesterday’s Topic: Depth Of Field – Change Your Distance/Zoom We played around with how to change our depth of field by changing our aperture, focus points and distance/zoom. Now let’s bring Continue Reading →

31+ Days Of Photography Experiments – Depth Of Field – Change Your Distance/Zoom

Yesterday’s Topic: Depth Of Field – Changing Focus Points Over the past two days we have covered how to change your depth of field using different aperture settings and different Continue Reading →

31+ Days Of Photography Experiments – ISO Limits Of Your Camera

Welcome to the first post in my series, 31+ Days Of Photography Experiments! Each day’s experiment is meant to help you learn about your camera, about photography or about how Continue Reading →

Tuesday Assignment #3 – Panning Blur – 31+ Days To Better Photography

This is one test where it might be helpful to actually own a bunny. But barring a bunny, you can use any moving object. If your kids aren’t in school, Continue Reading →

A Rule Of Thumb To Help Stop Photo Blur – 31+ Days To Better Photography

Yesterday’s Topic: Quick Exposure Adjustments Short and to the point, to help stop blur in a photo because you are moving the camera too much, use this formula: This simple Continue Reading →

The Exposure Triangle – 31 Days To Better Photography

First, there is The Exposure Triangle. It balances all things. Makes things right in the Universe. Or maybe it is just a handy metaphor. To be honest, the Exposure Triangle, Continue Reading →