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A Simple Experiment of Natural Light vs. Flash

(The point of this write-up is not to take sides on the flash vs. natural light discussion or to pick on people who have a strong, nearly unflappable preference. It’s to point out that for the most part light is … Continue reading

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Buy This

I frequently get asked about which lenses, equipment, books, etc. to buy so I’ve decided to start a list to direct people to instead of digging up the links each time I answer. (I’ll be adding more as questions are … Continue reading

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Want to critique my photos? Well, buddy… SIT and SPIN.

So I was working on a presentation for a local photo club on how to give proper and useful critiques and I wanted to come up with a mnemonic to give people for remembering the parts that go into a … Continue reading

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Calculating Stops

Understanding stops (and how to calculate them) is a very important skill that is becoming all but lost in the age of built in exposure meters. Not that there’s anything wrong with letting the camera do the mundane work, but … Continue reading

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Exposure Roanoke Model Shoot – March 2011

Robert Bryant, one of our photo club members, is into video and he put this together during our most recent outing. Check it out for a good idea of what the Exposure Roanoke photo club is all about. Exposure Roanoke … Continue reading

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