Category Archives: Existing Light

Think Lighting

Think Lighting There is no doubt the growth of cell phone camera technology has sent the entire world out trying to play photographer. So often the images posted to social media are almost indistinguishable. One of the main culprits is … Continue reading

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Mixed Light Selfie On The Beach

Mixed light photography My wife Diane and I love the beach at Siesta Key, Florida. Anyone who has been to this beach raves about the white powder sand. As a photographer, I’m often left out of pictures. Which is OK. … Continue reading

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Light – Composition For Photography

Use Light and Composition If you’ve been following me for a little while, you’ve heard me comment about understanding light in order to improve your photography. In the article attached to my post, I’d like you to examine the photographs … Continue reading

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Golden Hour Photography?

Golden Hour vs. Mid Day The Golden Hour as referred to by photographers as the hour around sun up or sundown. The sun and atmosphere combine to give the photographer unique and colorful lighting. Photographers often avoid shooting mid day. … Continue reading

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Make Shutter Speed A Photography Tool

If you have read some of my posts, you may have read this before: “You’ve got to be smarter than the camera!” That means understanding how the camera works and camera limitations. Cell phone manufacturers want you to believe that … Continue reading

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Quick Tips For Travel Photography

Let’s face it – Photography requires some creativity. Yes you HAVE to understand some basics, but a little out-of-the-box thinking can work miracles. Check out this cool videos for some photography tricks for your next vacation.

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Senior Portrait Photography

So you want to by pass hiring professional to shoot your child’s senior photos? OK, then do some research and learn what it takes to capture that perfect photo. Here’s a great article on where to begin. If you decide … Continue reading

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To Flash Or To Not-Flash, That is the question!

  After spend what might be way-to-much time on social media and watching people use camera phones and I-pads for photography, I’ve decided that I’m a “Camera-Snob”.  Yep that’s right, a Camera-Snob.  Watching the general public take pictures makes me … Continue reading

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Fireworks photography

Interested in shooting fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July?  Here are a couple of helpful hints.  Go ahead and leave your camera in automatic. Use a tripod or steady your camera against a fixed object. Use the manual setting, … Continue reading

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