Project #8 Outdoor Portraits in the Shade

Project: Outdoor portraits in the shade Finding a nice shady spot to make a portrait may not sound hard but watch out for some of the pitfalls that you will encounter. Are you thinking of a spot with open shade and nice bright blue sky above? Maybe you know of the perfect tree that creates … Continue reading Project #8 Outdoor Portraits in the Shade

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Project #6 Street Scene in available, mixed light

Project: Photograph a street scene in available, mixed light. Photographing a street scene in available, mixed light can be quite a challenge. After the sun has set and the lights come up, street scenes have a very different look. The same is true for street scenes just before dawn. Making images just after the golden … Continue reading Project #6 Street Scene in available, mixed light

From Green Camera to Manual in 9 Easy Steps, Part 5 – White Balance

Where ISO deals with the amount of light, White Balance deals with the color of light. The part of the brain that processes the information from our eyes does an excellent job of “white balancing” the light we see. We can walk from outdoors (daylight) to an office building illuminated by fluorescent lights and then … Continue reading From Green Camera to Manual in 9 Easy Steps, Part 5 – White Balance