How to Capture the Perfect Picture

How to Capture the Perfect Picture

My journey of learning to capture the perfect picture required that I learn the importance of light. One of my first tasks to solve was the control of motion in my images. Digital single-lens reflex cameras offer a variety of features that can be used to capture the...
Color Your World: Using White balance

Color Your World: Using White balance

What is White Balance Image with color temperature set to 4500 Image with color temperature set to 5750 Image with color temperature set to 7500 In a nutshell, if the human eye looks at a sheet of white paper in the morning it looks white because our eye adjusts to...
Getting Your Photo Correctly Exposed

Getting Your Photo Correctly Exposed

When I first began taking pictures, I did not know how light affected my images. As I improved my skills during my journey as a photographer, I learned about how different parts of the camera can affect the quality of my work. The creation of a photographic image...
Going beyond Snapshots

Going beyond Snapshots

I am surrounded by imposing images as I walk around amazing pieces of art at a local gallery. What amazes me is that these are not paintings but, instead are prints of a local landscape photographer. They are beyond snapshots, but instead are works of art. Beginning...