Having the camera at about 5’3” off the ground is just about the perfect height for shooting architectural exteriors. That is because that height replicates our perception, the height from where the average eye sees the world. Sometimes, however, there is a need to put the camera at a higher angle. Often the requirement is […]
Now don’t get me wrong, I like a pretty face as much as any man, but actually photographing a woman and making her look beautiful takes more than owning a nice camera or knowing something about lighting. Photography, like law or medicine, is a profession that is divided into specialties. You don’t go to an […]
It could be that the sun just shines a little too brightly here in California and casts an undeserving shadow on good architecture in other parts of the U.S.
The photo albums documenting my wife’s family from the early twentieth century on were copious and illuminating.
With digital cameras, the object seems to be to collect as much raw data as you can so that you can reassemble the image in post production.
the bar for digital imaging just got raised…
Digital 101: Sensor Wars I believe everyone reading this is old enough to remember when a 2 Mega Pixel Digital camera was really big. I remember being awestruck by the clarity of sports shots taken by one of the dad’s of my son’s high school water polo team with a 2 MP Nikon. That was […]