Project: Intentional Camera Movement For most of the photo we make we want the camera to be absolutely still. This week, go out and see what you can come up with by moving the camera while making some photos. See if you can predict or repeat the results. As always, once you have made some … Continue reading Project 110 Intentional Camera Movement
Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of Saturday's Cherry Blossom Kite Festival at the Washington Monument in Washington DC. 1) It's very hard to make a photo with out a camera! I'll be there with three different camera formats as well as my phone, GoPro for video, a DSLR … Continue reading 6 Tips for photographing the Cherry Blossom Kite Festival
Project: Right Out of the Camera The week show your best work right out of the camera. No post processing except what you can do to an image in your camera. Many cameras now have ways of processing your images before they are downloaded so use any in-camera processing you have or none at all. … Continue reading Project #51 Right Out of the Camera
Project: A different Point of View The vast majority of photos are taken with the photographer standing upright with the camera at eye level. This week let's change that. Get high, get low, find a different point of view. See how a different perspective can change how you view your subject. As always, once you have … Continue reading Project #37 A Different Point of View
Project: Handheld What is the slowest shutter speed that you can use to make a photo without camera blur? Have you ever gone out and tried to see how slow you can go? The slowest shutter speed you can use will be different with each camera or camera and lens combination you own. There are … Continue reading Project #23 Handheld
People say I have some crazy ideas and this might be one of them. The idea is simple, post a Weekly Photo Project to help people practice and hopefully improve their photography. I often get questions about how other photographers can improve their images. Something I tell everyone is practice, practice, practice. Photographic skills are perishable. … Continue reading 104 Weekly Photo Projects
We all love watching fireworks! The bright bursts of color, the thunderous booms and different patterns of light are what we all love to see and hear. Have you ever tried to make images of fireworks? If not it's a lot easier than you might think. If you have tried and not been very successful here are … Continue reading Fireworks!