UNDERSTANDING LIGHT: PART 2

With our cameras today, very little attention is focused on lighting. Our cameras have a built-in “white-balance” system in it so that the colors come out right, even if the lighting is awful. So, why would I do this blog with the focus on different colors that light produces? Because you may run into situations,Continue reading “UNDERSTANDING LIGHT: PART 2”

Learn how to take beautiful Landscapes

PART 2 OF 51 OF: LEARN ALL 51 SUBJECTS OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Learning how to take beautiful landscapes takes practice, and patience, and learning how to “see” the landscape as a great piece of art. When I look at the photo above, I see a few things I have to think about when taking this photoContinue reading “Learn how to take beautiful Landscapes”

DAY 9 OF 10 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “INCORPORATE COLOR”

Day Nine: “A Pop of Color” — Incorporate Color The colors in our photographs are evocative and rouse emotions within us. Color can elevate a mundane image into something beautiful and intriguing, and can tell a tale within the frame. In this image of a door in Malta, the two shades of blue brighten anContinue reading “DAY 9 OF 10 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “INCORPORATE COLOR””

DAY 3 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “WATER”

Day Three: “Water” — Image Orientation We all have stories about water: how it has saved or defeated us. How it reminds us of family vacations, outdoor adventures, or the hot summers of our childhood. How it symbolizes a place we’ve left behind, or one we dream of visiting. Here are the bright blue watersContinue reading “DAY 3 – LEARNING BASIC PHOTO SKILLS: “WATER””

DAY 8 – DEVELOPING YOUR EYE – “EDGE”

Day Eight: “Edge” — Straighten Your Image At Ta Prohm, the jungle temple in the Angkor Wat complex in Cambodia, centuries-old carvings have fallen victim to time and tree roots. In some areas, walls still stand, their intact windows creating frames and portals. The solid, straight edges of the windows are a stark contrast toContinue reading “DAY 8 – DEVELOPING YOUR EYE – “EDGE””