Photography 101 Raw vs. Jpeg

While this is a tender subject amongst professionals, I’m here only to give my opinion and offer information on the difference between the two shooting formats. Someone mentioned to me the other day that that did in fact take some images that day in the RAW format, but “couldn’t tell any difference in the image […] Read more…

Photography 101 FAQS Manual Mode

Another great question regarding this week’s lesson…(thanks, John). John asked, “When shooting in manual mode, how do you know where to start?” Look at your subject, look at the light. Look at your subject and set your aperture according to the light. Remember when we talked in a previous lesson on aperture?  Your aperture controls […] Read more…

Photography 101 Manual Mode

Whoaaaaa!!  Wuh!? Because of Brenda’s question last week, I thought it best to go ahead and address this.  Thanks Brenda for pushing yourself and thinking ahead…for thinking outside the box. Stay with me.  You can do this!  You’re ready!  Hopefully you’re already adjusting your shutter speed, aperture and ISO accordingly, so it’s time to take […] Read more…

Photography 101 Flash Samples

I’m giving you a break today.  Today I’m only posting some examples to culminate everything we’ve been talking about adding light or flash or strobe or whatever.  I hope you’ve been playing around with your own camera and putting into action what you’ve learned this far. As I was all alone in the house and […] Read more…

Photography 101 Strobe

This is a long lesson, so stay with it.  I considered dividing it into two lessons, but I actually wanted to keep all this info together.  You don’t have to read it all in one day.  Break it up yourself so you can get a clear understanding of all this stuff. Let’s first address why […] Read more…