Category Archives: Photography 101

Photography 101 | More about Flash

Have you been practicing? Yay!  I’m glad to hear that.  😉 What do you think so far?  Has the use of flash outdoors made more sense to you now? No, it’s not a have-too, but it does help if you need it. Let’s talk more about your pop-up flash if you’re going to use it. […]

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Photography 101 | Flash

I’ve pondered over the name of this particular lesson and contemplated between using the title “Light” or “Flash”.  Why, you ask?  Well, this lesson covers adding light to your image primarily with the use of a flash or strobe.  I suppose I could write several lessons on the how-to’s of adding light, but for now, […]

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Photography 101 | Shutter Speed Part 2

Ok……it wasn’t that bad was it!?  Your palms were sweaty for no reason at all, right?  So what are your thoughts about Shutter Speed?  Is it making more sense to you now?  Re-read last week’s lesson. Let’s review. Shutter Speed is literally the speed of the opening within the lens that “snaps” the picture or […]

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Photography 101 | Shutter Speed

Don’t be afraid.  You’re going to suddenly realize why those pictures of the football baseball game are always blurry.  Once you get this your world is going to be happy and all the pieces of the puzzle with come together in one accord.  And it will be beautiful.  🙂 Remember the last couple of weeks […]

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Photography 101 | Aperture Part 2

Before moving on to the next lesson, I thought it best to revisit Aperture and talk about it abit more. First, let’s review: Aperture = the size of the shutter (the opening that opens and closes to take the picture)  in your lens. The lower the aperture the wider (or larger) the opening = lets […]

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Photography 101 | Aperture

Whoa!  What?  What the heck is Aperture!?  Stay with me for this lesson ’cause it’s good and it’s important and all kinds of light bulbs will go off in your head when you get this.  😉 When we talk about aperture–listen to this–we will be referring to your LENS, not your camera.  Did you see […]

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Photography 101 | ISO

ISO is a term we’ve heard as long as we’ve held a camera in our hand.  Whether it be when we were buying film or now turning a digital dial to the correct ISO, it’s always been a decision to make.  Many of you probably have never thought given it much thought, but I’m here […]

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