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Thinking

Thinking

8 week online workshop lesson 1 topic 3: focus: activity 1: try out the single AF mode Photo 1 This one is on Auto single shot focus. I really love the crisp focus Photo 2: I had my camera on single shot focus mode on TV mode. While I like this photo I feel frustrated with the lack of clear focus on his face. »

City on the horizon

City on the horizon

8 week online workshop lesson 1 topic 2: more camera settings I really enjoy night photography. My desire is to get a clearer shot at night. In the first photo I had an ISO of 200 with a long exposure but couldn’t capture the night sky detail I don’t like the second one because I used a higher ISO but it has too much noise in the picture. I had (white balance, metering on Auto I used a... »

Tear Drop

Tear Drop

8 week online workshop lesson 1 Activity 2:Semi Automatic (Creative) modes This assignment is about creative mode. I used the AV mode as I wanted to be specific of my focus field and be able to choose the focal point of this photograph. I love that I got a clear shot of the sap on the tree and was surprised by the reflection in the drop too. »

A Painted Sky

A Painted Sky

8 week online workshop lesson 1 Activity 2:Semi Automatic (Creative) modes For these two shots I set the ISO to 100 and used the TV setting on my Canon 600D I love how I was able to capture the depth of colour by having control over the shutter speed. I was a little frustrated with not being able to take a panorama shot of the beautiful sky before me. »

Playing at the park

Playing at the park

8 week online workshop lesson 1 Focus We headed south for the weekend and had a wonderful time away. I looked out after dinner at the park and the light was gorgeous. It was on sunset/dusk and between the golden hues and the clearing sky after the afternoon storm, the whole area looked delightful. I started snapping and then remembered I’d read this lesson and could start shooting in differe... »

Exploring Rodd Point

Exploring Rodd Point

8 week online workshop lesson 1 Know your camera My family has lived in this area for generations and going to Rodd Point and exploring the rock pools was one of my favourite things to do as a young child. Yesterday afternoon Tiffany and I jumped on our scooters and scooted around here for a play. I took my camera and two lenses. The main photo is taken with a 50mm lens, the others are taken with ... »

retry

retry

8 week online workshop lesson 1 hard light. capturing details retry Here’s my redo of my hard light lesson. My 3 year old was only semi cooperative today so the angle isn’t as great, but the hat is much more in focus this time »

More metering practice

More metering practice

8 week online workshop lesson 1 metering (again) We were on the water run this morning and both girls were asleep in the car, so I took the opportunity to practice metering! Poor hubby was the unknowing subject, so the images are not particularly evocative, or even interesting, but they show the exercise quite well. It was an overcast day, and my husband is standing under a ‘shed’ star... »

Lizard

Lizard

8 week online workshop lesson 1 Metering I enjoyed this exercise because it was something that I have always struggled with. I struggled to find any images that I wanted to post, simply because my girls were not happy about being asked to stand still. I ended up choosing this image of a lizard in a tree. I settled on the Centre Weighted Average for this – there sun was behind the tree, and t... »

metering

metering

8 week online workshop lesson 1 metering Been so busy and now kids back at school and I wanted to get moving in this course again so I though my beautiful salt lamp could be my subject today »

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