Monthly Archives: February 2010

Secret to Sharp Photos III

In Secret to Sharp Photos, I talked about holding your camera steady and linked you to a video to an advanced way to hold a camera when dealing with low light.  I did not go into too much detail on … Continue reading

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GPOYW

Gratuitous Picture of Yourself Wednesday or GPOYW.  I get email updates from Photojojo and a couple of weeks ago they sent out an update about GPOYW.  Hey, I enjoy a challenge so I created a little set for myself which … Continue reading

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View 113: Playoffs…

did you say playoffs?  High school ice hockey entered the New York State Sectional playoffs last week.  All the cliches that come to mind became real to those participating.  The games mean more.  Win and survive.  Lose and go home. … Continue reading

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Power of Three

The Rule of Thirds is a compositional rule in photography and other visual arts. The rule states that an image can be divided into nine equal parts by two equally-spaced horizontal lines and two equally-spaced vertical lines. The four points … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: Practical HDR

Practical HDR: A complete guide to creating High Dynamic Range images with your Digital SLR After researching many books on High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography.  I settled on David Nightingale’s book.  Besides the excellent reviews on Amazon.com and other websites, … Continue reading

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