Category Archives: Camera Tips

Friday Focus: Camera Bag Necessities

Hello! This is a topic I should have written about years ago! I realized I never mentioned the necessities that live in my camera bag. They’re not fun or exciting gadgets, but I’m never without them on a shoot. Regardless … Continue reading

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Rule of Thirds

In my last post, I talked about the importance of framing your photos to draw your attention in. Today I’ll address one of the most recognizable photography rules, the Rule of Thirds. While I’m more likely to bend (err… break) … Continue reading

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Frame Your Photos

No, I’m not referring to when you hang them on your wall. I’m talking about how you want your photo to look. I was at Kitsap Memorial State Park last July, and noticed the haze on the mountains across the water. … Continue reading

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Aperture, ISO, and Shutter Speed… Oh My!

Now that you have a brief overview of Aperture, ISO, and Shutter Speed, let’s bring it all together. The first thing I do is either adjust the Aperture, or the Shutter Speed, depending on what my subject is. Once you … Continue reading

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Shutter Speed: Every Second Counts

I’ve tackled Aperture, and ISO. Today we’re moving onto Shutter Speed. What is it? Shutter Speed is the amount of time the shutter on your camera is open when you press the shutter release (the button that takes the photograph). … Continue reading

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ISO: In Search Of The Meaning

In my last post I addressed Aperture, the first of three main settings on your camera. Today we’re looking at ISO, or International Standards Organization. ISO is the standard for which light is measured. I know, nice and vague! The … Continue reading

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Aperture and Anatomy

I know, you’re probably wondering what anatomy could possibly have in common with Aperture. Before I open your eyes to another aspect of photography, there are three settings on your camera you need to have a working knowledge of when … Continue reading

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A Mode For Every Mood

This post will give you a brief overview of the different mode settings on your camera. There are four basic camera mode settings, though your specific camera may have a few more (each manufacturer, and model per manufacturer, can vary … Continue reading

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These Shoes Weren’t Made For Walkin’

A basic understanding of your camera can be useful, especially if you’ve ever considered venturing out of automatic mode. Every month I’ll share a tip, or (as in this case) tell you what that thing on your camera is. More … Continue reading

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