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Is the Time of Day Important?

  Over the years a lot of ink has been spilled over the issue of light in photography.  The “golden hour” is the holy grail of photographic light.  The “golden hour(s)” are those times right after sunrise and just before … Continue reading

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I Drank The Kool-Aid

When you’ve been around photography for even a short time, you hear of every gadget that will take your photography to the next level.  They promise to give your photographs that extra bit of “umph”.  I recently saw a video … 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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What Happens When a Photo Shoot “Goes South”?

Brittney set up an appointment for an outdoor photo shoot for herself and her two-year-old son, Ethan.  I prepared for the photo shoot as I normally would. I planned on using my YN460 speed light off camera. I packed a … Continue reading

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