What is a gray card in photography? A gray card is exactly as it sounds: A card that is gray. More specifically, a gray card is generally middle gray, or 18% gray. They tend to be small, portable, light, and easy to whip out of a camera bag when necessary. Certain types of photographers never photograph with gray cards, such as street photographers, wildlife photographers, … Continue reading USING A GRAY CARD IN YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY:
Once asked: ‘When taking pictures of people which side is it best to put them on, the right or the left?’ As a rule (and we all know that they are made to be broken) if the person (and it works with animals too) you are photographing is looking in one direction or even if their head is pointing in that direction it is best … Continue reading CENTERING YOUR PORTRAIT?
#49 of 50 subjects of Photography. HOW TO TAKE A SELF PORTRAIT: We have the last one on Thursday (Wednesday is Photos of the Week). And it has been a challenge to give you good content on 50 subjects. I invite you to look back at the past blogs to learn what you can of the 50 subjects: I hope you don’t think that the … Continue reading HOW TO DO A “SELF PORTRAIT”
You know there are some wonderful “portrait” photographers, who, for some reason, hardly ever get their photos out in the world for people to enjoy. And they will even go to websites where they can post their portraits on a free basis just to get their name out there, and to give examples of some of the great work they do. Today, on the “Photos … Continue reading PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: AMAZING PORTRAITS: