A Cowgirls Guide to Getting Great Photos: Part Five

Part 5 – Understanding Your Camera  I’m going back to basics this week. Way back. For those of you who understand the very essential principles of what your camera does when it takes a photo I apologize  Feel free to go look at Jimmy’s blog or a funny cat video on You Tube…whatever. But it’s been my experience that cameras are so easy to use these days on full auto function that many people don’t actually know these fundamentals. If you have a Digital SLR or a compact camera with manual over-rides understanding these simple premises will get you more …

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A Cowgirls Guide to Getting Great Photos: Week Three

Part 3 – Composition continued As with all things creative, there’s no such thing as ‘perfect’ composition. Photography is a subjective art form, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so you won’t ever reach a point at which you have scored any kind of maximum points. But it is possible to have poorly and well composed photographs. The last posting was all about the Rule of Thirds. It’s a good guideline to start you thinking about how you’ll fill your viewfinder. But in addition to that here’s a few more tips for you to consider as …

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