Developing an Artistic Eye: Composition
Apr09

Developing an Artistic Eye: Composition

Photography as an art is one of our most realistic representations of the world that we have, It can capture extraordinary detail in a way that no other medium can. This can be a double edged sword in that we can often get complacent with the realism and forget about the artistic. In the “Developing an Artistic Eye” series of articles we will be discussing artistic properties as they pertain to photography and will develop...

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Getting Into Photography: Choosing a Lens
Jan04

Getting Into Photography: Choosing a Lens

The choice of purchasing a new lens shows that you are interested in diving a little deeper into photography. So with so many choices on lenses how do you decide on what would be the best next lens? Well there are a few things we need to think about before we venture into specifics. Ask yourself these questions: What do I want to be able to do with my camera? Find photos that you really appreciate and ask yourself, how did they get...

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Getting Started with Photography: Getting Around the Camera

So you now have an SLR camera and you have been playing around with it, but you keep asking…what are all these buttons and how do I use them to my advantage? We will talk briefly about the different features of the camera and how to use them. In further articles we will go more in depth with the features and experiment with different ways of using them to achieve some exciting results. The camera consists of many different...

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Getting Started with Photography: Choosing a 35mm

When choosing your first 35mm camera there’s definitely not an exact science to the process. You want to choose something that is not too expensive but will also serve you well (read: will not break) while you experiment and learn the process of the camera. Most people get caught up in the brand war and will tell you that either Canon is better than Nikon or vica-versa; or that sony offers the best option in the market. While...

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Getting Started with Photography: Camera Types

Photography can be intimidating when you look at all the different camera choices, and the list of cameras seems to keep growing. Where do you start when you are looking to get into photography? We’re going to investigate different camera types along with their benefits and also their drawbacks. Point and Shoot The point and shoot camera is the most popular choice among consumers. The quality of pictures taken with this camera...

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