UNDERSTANDING PROPERTIES OF LIGHT IN PHOTOGRAPHY !

I LOVE THIS SUBJECT !  WHY?  BECAUSE IT IS THE BASIC PRINCIPLE OF PHOTOGRAPHY!  IF YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND THE BASIC PRINCIPLE OF LIGHT IN PHOTOGRAPHY, YOU CANNOT, AND WILL NOT EVER BE SUCCESSFUL IN PHOTOGRAPHY.  I LOOK AT THE REAL PROS IN PHOTOGRAPHY, THE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHERS, THE SCENERY PHOTOGRAPHERS, AND THE PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS, AND IContinue reading “UNDERSTANDING PROPERTIES OF LIGHT IN PHOTOGRAPHY !”

WHAT MAKES A PHOTOGRAPHER, A “PHOTOGRAPHER”

Ansel Adams I throw this question out once in a while just for everyone to think about:  Really, what makes a photographer different than everyone else with a camera?   Say, this is a classroom.  If I threw this question out to my students, what would be the answers I would get?  Let’s list them:Continue reading “WHAT MAKES A PHOTOGRAPHER, A “PHOTOGRAPHER””

THE ART OF STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY !

Still life photography is not a dead art.  It is fun and exciting !  Here are some helpful tips on Still life Photography:My wife and I were out taking pictures the other day of the fall leaves, the beautiful scenery, and we couldn’t help but think that you could grab a bunch of fall leaves,Continue reading “THE ART OF STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY !”

How to focus on “focal Point”

We live in a wonderful world of technology, and sometimes we get used to how it usually helps us, but, get frustrated when it doesn’t go right. For example: the photo above, is a great photo of a squirrel doing his daily thing. You know that this was taken, most likely, with a telephoto lens.Continue reading “How to focus on “focal Point””

PEOPLE PHOTOS: Posing Women!

Posing women for Portraits in this year of 2021 is a bit different than it has been for years, but, I notice that some of the same principles apply in how to do certain things. For example, the hands, like you see in the above photo, are still being done this way, where the womanContinue reading “PEOPLE PHOTOS: Posing Women!”