When I discovered digital photography after years as a film photographer I wanted to get the best possible camera and other equipment. But, equipment was really the last thing that should have been on my list besides a camera of reasonable quality. What I really needed was to learn the fundamentals of photography. Good photographers […]
You’ve spent your hard earned money on a your first digital camera or perhaps your first digital SLR and you want to do more than just automatic. Do you start reading your manual, should you take a course or perhaps buy some digital photography books? The big question is where and how do you get started? I have have some great digital photography tips to help on the road to becoming a real photographer.
You have just purchased your first digital camera, or first camera for that matter and you know that there is more to photography than just pushing the shutter button and hoping for the best. But, your big question is how to start and an even bigger question is, where do I go to find? Let me answer your questions and hopefully send you off in the right direction as you learn digital photography.
Most new digital photography beginners use their cameras on automatic. Is it because they don’t know any better or just easier keeping it on automatic? Maybe it’s a combination of both. But, effective use of shutter speed can dramatically improve your images. Here’s how. Sometimes it’s too scary to take the setting off automatic and […]
When making the decision to learn photography or improve your existing skills, there is just so much material bombarding us making it difficult to know where to start. My journey started many years ago, before the digital revolution when life was more structured, great material was available and the choices were limited. Now you can […]
There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us start out as generalists, shooting anything and everything that tickles our fancies. But there comes a time when you need to decide on what type […]