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Composing an image using depth of field

October 18, 2009 by  
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Composing an image using depth of field
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The depth of field is one of the main tools that the camera provides to help us to compose an image. We should see the depth of field like the brush the painter uses in his canvas or the violin the musician plays to perform his music. The depth of field allow us to compose, [...]

How to photograph through glass

October 17, 2009 by  
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How to photograph through glass
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Photographing  through glass is not an easy task, I could say it is almost impossible to get a perfect picture. We can see that many people want to photograph through museum and aquarium windows, but they usually get very poor results. When the inside of the window is darker than the outside, the glass will [...]

Photographing architecture after sunset

October 16, 2009 by  
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Photographing architecture after sunset
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There is a magic hour, just after sunset, where we can take amazing pictures if we have a steady tripod and a good dose of patience. This is the perfect time to combine natural and artificial light to photograph landscape and architecture. Since we are going to be photographing in low light conditions, we need [...]

How to photograph vegetables

May 5, 2009 by  
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How to photograph vegetables
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We must always use one main source of light. Our natural vision is regulated by the sun, and any image that denotes multiple lights and shadows is going to feel artificial.

How to photograph while moving the camera

April 28, 2009 by  
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How to photograph while moving the camera
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When we  photograph we usually want sharp and well focus images, but sometimes moving the camera while we press the shutter release in a very low speed can give as very interesting images. This is a traditional photograph of the Brooklyn bridge taken in New York City from Sea Port. It was freezing that night [...]

How to photograph inside churches

April 24, 2009 by  
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How to photograph inside churches
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Churches are beautiful places regardless of  the religion they follow or the date they were constructed. All of them have been built as places to honor God and were erected as spaces were our soul should rejoice with beauty. In many of them, the lighting was meticulously studied to inspire us about God’s grandiosity and [...]

What is the diaphragm in the camera?

April 24, 2009 by  
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What is the diaphragm in the camera?
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The diaphragm in the camera works in the same way that our eye. It opens and closes depending on the amount of ambient light. In our eyes this mechanism is automatic and we don’t even realize it is there. Our eyes adapt quickly to new lighting conditions unless this change is dramatic and sudden. If [...]

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