Category Archives: Coaching

Lesson: Apertures and Shutter Speeds: Part I: Science and Philosophy

I was stumped for a subject for a post recently, so I put out a quick call on my personal Facebook for questions. And right off, of course, I was asked about aperture, shutter speed, and such, by a couple … Continue reading

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Lesson: Motion Blur

Generally, we like our pictures to be clear and sharp, but sometimes, blurry is good. It can convey excitement, or show motion. This picture is about the motion. And the excitement. The elements needed are a moving subject, the ability … Continue reading

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Lighting I: Sol

When I write my blog, I generally just sit here and start typing. Sometimes I start with the photo and build words from that, while other posts start from the words and then I find the photo I need. The … Continue reading

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Aperture and Depth of Field

Day 2 of lessons week is about lens aperture and depth of field. They are intimately related, which is why they go together. This is one subject that I know gives a lot of people grief, but that I understood … Continue reading

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Composition: The Rule of Thirds

This week, I’m going to take a crack at writing tutorials or bits of coaching. I’m starting a photography coaching service, and having clarity about what I want to say will probably only enhance my service. Following the Rule of … Continue reading

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