ABCs of Photography - Histogram “In the world of statistics, a histogram is a kind of bar graph in which the bars vary in both height and width to show the distribution of data. In the Levels dialog box, it's a bit simpler. The central histogram contains exactly 256 vertical bars. Each bar represents one … Continue reading Histogram
Photo Dictionary f-number - (also called f-stop) a number that is used to designate the relative size of the aperture in the lens. The usual sequence of f-numbers is: f1, f1.4, f2, f2.8, f4, f5.6, f8, f11, f16, f22, f32, f45, f64, etc. From Photography by Barbara Upton and John Upton © 1981 Second Edition page … Continue reading f-number
Photo Dictionary Circle of Confusion - an out of focus object that is rendered as a blurry disc in a photograph. From The Camera by Ansel Adams ©1980 volume one of The New Ansel Adams Photography Series pages 49-50: The image of a "point" in the subject should be a "point" on the film. If the … Continue reading Circles of Confusion
This is one for the "Man did I get lucky" file so please learn from my experience. Yesterday was a day of back to back shoots for me. From 10am to about 2:30pm I was working is a store making photos of a display rack for use on a website. After that I was at a … Continue reading Nothing Gets Left Behind
There is a lot about photography I love and somethings I don't like at all. Creating portraits is one of those things that I both like and dislike. Let me explain. Any of you who know me, already know that there are things I just will not shoot. I'm glad that there are photographers out … Continue reading Portraits that Speak
There are a lot of photographers out there who will do a facepalm whenever they hear someone say auto anything, when talking about digital photography. I too have done the same when I hear some of the weird and wonderful things about photography that the interwebs have to offer. But bear with me, this auto is … Continue reading Auto ISO with a Twist
That's a great question! As you can see I have stopped posting the 104 Weekly Photo Projects. Back in November a friend of mine, Mary, took over the running of the Facebook Group. She has been doing great job. I have been taking a break and concentrating on some new things that I will be bringing … Continue reading Where have you been?