Monthly Archives: January 2010


200 ISO Exposure: 0.005 sec (1/200) Aperture: f/5.0 Focal Length: 43 mm ISO Speed: 200 Exposure Bias: 0 EV Critique: I think the composition and subject is interesting. Wish I’d had a graduated ND filter to keep the sky from … Continue reading

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Homemade Diffuser/Reflector for Built in Flash Use

Last night I was shooting indoors and had to use the built in Flash since I don’t have anything else yet. It was really harsh so I took a 3×5 card, folded it in half (to double it’s diffusing power) … Continue reading

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Impromptu Portraiture

The first two of these photo I took using the built in flash on my 30D along with a 3×5 card held in front of it at a 45 degree angle to serve as both diffuser and reflector. It’s a … Continue reading

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Quilted Night Sky

Critique: It alright. I wish I had something better than houses right below the interesting sky. Also, the street light leaking in on the left side is distracting. I tried to move so it wouldn’t be a factor but couldn’t … Continue reading

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The 3 Elements of Making Great Photos

What makes a great photo? This is a question I’ve been thinking about quite a bit lately. My qualifications for writing anything on the subject are limited but it seems like to capture really great photos on a consistent basis … Continue reading

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