Tag Archives: Basic Photography

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Photography 101 — Aperture

In photography the word aperture refers to the opening of the lens iris. It seems like a simple concept, and on older interchangeable lens cameras it’s pretty easy to see the lens iris (or diaphragm) […]

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Photography 101 – ISO

Let’s review. Last week I pointed out that for any given photograph there is a range of possible combinations that will all give you the correct exposure. The light falling on scene is fixed so […]

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There’s a Hole in the Bucket: Photography 101

It has never been easier to get a good-looking photograph from a camera than it is now. As a result more people than ever are enjoying photography. It’s easy to get clear results with no […]

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The Camera Salesman said . . .

Every photography class I teach comes with unlimited, lifetime technical support. You might think I get questions about depth of field or how to use flash, but most of the questions are based on correcting […]

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Too Busy to Write

A few choice photos from a busy month of photography.

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Why a Blog?

This is the first piece I posted to my blog long before it was integrated into my website. When the blog stood alone it was called The Blue Sky Mine. Why a Blog? I guess […]