Posts Tagged "holiday"

It’s Time to Let Them Know What You Want…

Posted in Blog

Personally I don’t need any more stuff. I’d much rather have an experience and better yet, learn something new. If this sounds like you, before your loved ones get you something awful for the holidays that you have to pretend that you like, let them know that you’d LOVE to get some time with someone who can help you take better photos and/or help with your photo file organization and/or using Lightroom better. Yep, that would be me! Gift certificates available at a discounted rate through Dec 22 – $50/hr gets me showing up with a bow around my neck to help you however you like – in-person or online. Just give them this link and we’ll...

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Tips: Getting Great Holiday Photos

Posted in Learn, Photography

Tips: Getting Great Holiday Photos

 Be Ready o    Remember to take your camera! o    Always have two sets of batteries charged o    Take the charger! o    Keep media cleared o    Take a tripod so you can be in the picture o    Read the manual and practice ahead! o    Let everyone know that’s your job so they don’t expect you to cook too! Compose Creatively o    Off center your main subject o    Move in close o    Make sure you know what your picture is about o    Go macro and get the smaller things Flash o    Use it outdoors o    Turn it off indoors if possible o    Bounce external flash off the ceiling o    8 – 10 feet on digital, 15 feet on film cameras Snow scenes o    Open up the exposure 1 or...

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