USING A GRAY CARD IN YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY:

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 neverContinue reading “USING A GRAY CARD IN YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY:”

CENTERING YOUR PORTRAIT?

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 ifContinue reading “CENTERING YOUR PORTRAIT?”

HOW TO DO A “SELF 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 ofContinue reading “HOW TO DO A “SELF PORTRAIT””

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: AMAZING PORTRAITS:

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 someContinue reading “PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: AMAZING PORTRAITS:”

LEARN HOW TO TAKE CLOSE-UPS OF FACES

Why would you ever take a close-up of faces? The answer is simple. The part of the face is something that really shows off that person. That person will probably understand. If you told someone that they have the most beautiful eyes, and you asked them if you could take a picture of their eye(s),Continue reading “LEARN HOW TO TAKE CLOSE-UPS OF FACES”