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Exposure Compensation – Playing Around

Exposure Compensation – Playing Around

Moments That Matter: lesson 2: topic 5: exposure compensation Robyn Really, really found this lesson fun and enlightening! Playing with the different settings I was amazed to literally see the differences!! Found that I was happiest in shutter setting. »

iso and noise and my struggles

iso and noise and my struggles

Moments That Matter: lesson 2: topic 4: iso and noise Played around alot with iso and just couldn’t get a good look:( Part of the problem was I wasn’t certain what setting to begin with, in the end I ended up using manual, and then adjusted iso, aperture and shutter. Well happy enough with the first two pics of Sebastian at the pool, but they were taken out of doors, but in a shaded ar... »

Shutter Speed

Shutter Speed

Moments That Matter: lesson 2: topic 3: movement Robyn Seems like each lesson I’m being stretched more and more. Now I’m seeing lots of practice is needed. As you can see with these ones of the children on the trampoline, took about 80 pics and still not entirely happy. Heads cut, limbs cut etc What was happening as I sped up the shutter speed and got rid of the blur the background dar... »

Christmas Family Formal Photos

Christmas Family Formal Photos

Moments That Matter: lesson 1: topic 4: bye bye blur Took these photos in the early morning light, about 8.30am overcast day, though heating up. I’ve certainly improved on eliminating the blur Using a compact camera – finepix S3300 1) Taken with a tripod and timer. So hard to get so many looking their best 2) Really happy with this shot of my girls 3) Once again hard to get ten people ... »

Falling in Love with Auto Focus

Falling in Love with Auto Focus

Moments That Matter: lesson 1: topic 3: focus Wow, discovering whole new capabilities of my camera! This lesson I’ve discovered how to use single auto focus and what a difference jt makes to my photos! I can even occasionally get some halfway decent photos indoors, certainly reducing the amount of blurriness!:) Couldn’t find any way to do continuous or automatic auto focus (camera is a... »

Outdoors in Auto

Outdoors in Auto

Moments That Matter: lesson 1: topic 2: more camera settings Working in auto for all pics. 1 – Gardening Success. Daughter had just dug up potatoes, the light was soft, dreamy. Truthfully a lucky shot. 2- Determination. Son cutting out bush. Have been focusing on ‘filling the frame’ and happy with the difference it makes 3- Possibilities. Daughter planning her garden, quiet conte... »

Playing with Settings

Playing with Settings

Moments That Matter: lesson 1: topic 1: know your camera Siena portrait- love portratit setting, soft, detailed my new fav setting! Flower Setting – Well I have a long way to go here, just not looking like the foodie shots yet:( Soccer Dog – Zoom Bracketing – Was so so in capturing moving images, boy playing soccer with his dog, but too slow really and then the pictures look too ... »

Contemplation

Contemplation

8 week online workshop – Getting to know you My 3year old son at the beach, searching for shells. On a winter’s day, taken about 2pm. Warm enough day that the children went swimming (but then they’re crazier than I) I like Sebastian’s concentration on his task, the light on his face highlights how soft his skin still is. not quite rule of thirds but nearly. the still water ... »

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