Monthly Archives: April 2011

Shooting the Moon

Have you ever looked at the photo of the moon, taken from planet Earth, and wondered how the photographer was able to capture the photo with craters and all?  (Click on the photo to see the full-sized photo) Here is … Continue reading

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White Balance

Why do my photos have a funny tint to them?  Sometimes they seem bluish, sometimes they seem reddish, sometimes greenish, sometimes they just don’t seem right! Different light sources have different colors, the colors are measured on the Kelvin Scale–and, … Continue reading

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Perfect Exposure (almost) Everytime

Are your photos overexposed (too dark) or underexposed (too light)?  There are a number of remedies for the situation: The Sunny 16 rule.  On sunny days set your camera speed for 125 and the f/stop for f/16.  Make adjustments based … Continue reading

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Get Rid of that Chin!

When you step in front of the camera for a photograph, it’s almost second nature to kind of hunch up and put your chin down–turning a regular chin into a double chin, a double chin into a quatra-chin (you get … Continue reading

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Modelling Poses

The camera is the center of a modeling photo shoot, but great models do not look directly into the camera. To enhance the quality of your photo shoot, look away from the camera with a mix of head and eye … Continue reading

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Underwear Model?

Fledgling male underwear models sometimes have the problem with enhancing their “package” as they pose.  They will even engage in a number of tricks to amplify their gift.  The tricks include putting a sock in their underwear (you can tell … Continue reading

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Select Portfolio 02

Jim the Photographer, Manchester, CT Welcome to My Select Portfolio #2:  Carol To view the full sized image, right click and open in new tab Portfolio #1: Portfolio #3:

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