camera basics

Fence climbing

Fence climbing

camera basics – Getting to know you Quite like the blurry background and the way he is looking ahead but not at the camera. »

florals in twilight

florals in twilight

Camera Basics Metering This is a series of photos designed to test the metering modes of my Canon 600D. The camera was set to Av so shutter speed was determined by the camera. I set the arpeture to f6.3 which seemed to be the right setting for maintaining the vibrance in the colours. This was also taken with a newly purchased lens – 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3. this was set to spot metering and I ali... »

Rusty Feedback

Rusty Feedback

Here is the feedback for Rosemary’s Rusty photos. shutter speed 1/250 – aperture f2.2.- Lovely depth of field and great focus. The eyes are lovely and sharp (you can even see people, sky and grass reflected in Rusty’s eyes which is an indication of tack sharp focus). While the eyes are sharp the background is nice and blurred which helps to draw focus to the eyes which are the mo... »

Rusty take 2

Rusty take 2

I adjusted the colour balance in Photoshop for each of the images – its not perfect but I am keen for your opinion on the focus and shutter speed assignments. I switched to manual at times and tried to focus on different parts of the face – eyes, nose etc… »

My Dog Rusty

My Dog Rusty

This was a great project. I tested my shutter speed for hand-held. I think my limit is 1/40 but look forward to your opinion. I set my camera to TV and annotated all the variations in the attached photo. The colours look a bit washed out but these photos were taken in the middle of the day when the sun was brightest. I would like to know how to moderate the colours so they are more true-to-life &#... »

Candlestick

Candlestick

This photo was a exercise in getting used to the depth of field and auto-focus modes on my camera. I stayed on manual so I could also adjust exposure and ISO levels. In the end, I merged 2 photos of the same subject to emphasise the in-focus laced ribbon and bow and out-of focus glass edge and background. »