Monthly Archives: May 2015

Close-Up Fun!

I love close-up work and I love the unique perspective of a wide-angle lens up super close. I fell in love with such work a long time ago shooting film when I would use a Nikkor 24mm lens with the … Continue reading

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The Craft of RAW and JPEG in Photography

I got an email from fellow photographer Hugh Nourse asking for some clarity on shooting JPEG, especially when a lot of photographers tell you that you "have to" shoot RAW. Okay, first off, I shoot RAW ... and JPEG! Given … Continue reading

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The Craft of Exposure in Photography IV

The craft of exposure is also related to how the image is processed and what you want from the photo. One thing that is really important to keep in mind is that image processing should not be regularly used to … Continue reading

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The Craft of Exposure in Photography III

There are many ways of exposing for a scene, from autoexposure modes to manual exposure, multi-point metering to spot metering and so forth. All work, and all have advantages and disadvantages. I am going to discuss how I expose, especially … Continue reading

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The Craft of Exposure in Photography II

The craft of exposure means understanding how to control exposure so that important bright areas are bright and have detail and color, dark areas have the best detail possible and the overall image is exposed to render the most important … Continue reading

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The Craft of Exposure in Photography I

We are going to look at exposure in terms of craft in several blog posts and how that affects your ability to get the optimum photo that you need. Exposure is often simply talked about in terms of whether you use auto or … Continue reading

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