Another spontaneous road trip leaves me looking at the the bright burst of colors hovering high above the water. I was lucky to get a room on the beach in San Diego, especially because it was the 4th of July weekend. I've seen fireworks hundreds of times before but this night is different. The colors are captivating, the noise is thunderous and the energy of … [Read more...] about The trip to becoming a photographer
When:August 21st, 2010 11:00 am. in Mesa(Alma School/60) Are you a Newbie?? Hobbyist?? Point & Shooter?? New or just want to advance your skills in Photography? This Seminar is for you! This class will explain basic exposure, composition, lighting, shutter vs f-stop, flash, tripod use, lenses & more! =====Seminar Description======= We will start our … [Read more...] about Photography 101 Seminar & Workshop
Depth of field is the area in front of, and behind, your subject that is in focus. Your subject can be anything from a mountain to a person's eye. There is no sharp delineation between a photograph being "in focus" and "out of focus." Instead, a picture will gradually go from sharp to blurry. What causes something to look out of focus is often referred to as the "circle of … [Read more...] about Improve Your Photographs With Depth Of Field
How to Safely Photograph Lightning or a monsoon with your DSLR Camera Prep: Scout out an area before your shoot that has an unobstructed view of the NW, (most storms come from NW). Watch the weather radar reports, & whenever an storm is heading in your direction, get to your spot & get setup BEFORE it arrives. A sturdy tripod is a Must (Due to High Winds), Lens … [Read more...] about Lightning & Monsoon Photography Tips
Groups of People are one of the more difficult subjects to capture, everyone is in a chaos moment, moving, talking not paying attention and more! It is difficult to get everyone doing the same thing at the same time!! Try shooting a large group divided into smaller, more intimate groups. This has the advantage of seeing more of the people in the image instead of tiny faces … [Read more...] about Essential Tips for Shooting Great Group Photos!