Tag: learning

The Iconic Photographers

Joe Rosenthal

On the heels of what is likely my most popular post for the year (not bad for a holiday week, eh?), I thought it would be appropriate to round out the week by taking some time to acknowledge some of…

Learning the Basics of Photography

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I’ve been working on a new curriculum and have the first of several eBooks available for download!  I’d like to hear feedback from you before putting all of these together into a course, so am offering them for only $5! Once…

Three Photo Composition Tips

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If you really want to take great pictures, it’s like anything else. You need to practice, practice, and then practice some more. Someone somewhere said it takes 10,000 hours to become really proficient at anything. Whether that’s 10,000 hours of…

The Benefits of the Back Story

The Road to Folly Beach

We all know that our photography at its best can stand on its own – no jazzy or snazzy music, no cheesy frames or doohicky slideshows.  However, some of our best (and worst) photos also come with some pretty incredible…

Fill the Frame Versus Rule of Thirds

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When taking and making pictures, composing your image in a way that is compelling encompasses many “rules of composition”, including things like filling the frame, the Rule of Thirds, and Golden K, among several others. With virtually any image though,…

How to Photograph Fireworks

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Over the years I have put together a number of posts featuring fireworks imagery, but have never given a tutorial or how-to on best practices for shooting fireworks.  So,in light of the upcoming holiday, figured now would be as good…