Category: Photography Class

Today – Aperture Priority Take 2

Mission: take multiple photos in Aperture Priority Mode with different f-stops to see the effect. APERTURE PRIORITY f/5.6 f/14 f/32

Today – Painting with Light

Mission: paint with light using a slow shutter speed. Even though I can’t draw or paint, I set my camera to shutter priority and set it to 8…

Today – Playing with Focal Length – same framing

Mission: have an object in the picture be the same size, but change the focal length (adjust the distance to the object). Notice what happens to the background….

Today – Playing with Single Point Focus

Mission: take multiple photos using different single point focus points. Selective Focus Points

Today – Playing with Aperture Priority

Mission: take multiple photos in Aperture Priority Mode with different f-stops. I must have taken about 200 pictures and have finally given up – definitely will try again….

Today – Playing with Shutter Priority

Mission: take multiple photos in Shutter Priority Mode with different shutter speeds. Shutter speed is the length of time the sensor is exposed to light and is described…

Today – Playing with Focal Length

Mission: take multiple photos with different focal lengths. The camera I have came with a 18mm-55mm zoom lens. The smaller the number the wider the image…. the larger…

Today – Playing with ISO

Mission: take multiple photos at different ISO levels to see the effect. I know there is a threshold where graininess starts to appear but I have trouble seeing…

Today – White Balance – Indoors

One interesting thing I picked up this week is that when shooting RAW it is really easy to adjust the White Balance in post. While jpeg is more…

Today – Playing with White Balance – Outdoors

It’s fracking cold out there…. These pictures were taken late afternoon. The most surprising to me is how I like the look of the incandescent white balance. To…

Today – Playing with White Balance – Candlelight

I finally did it I bit the bullet and signed up for an intro to photography course. My main goal is to wean myself off of auto-mode and…