Monthly Archives: May 2013

Photo tip #5- May 29 – Composition – the rule of thirds

  The Rule of Thirds.  One of the most basic and important rules of composition is the Rule Of Thirds. It works like this: Before you take your photograph, imagine your picture area divided into thirds both horizontally and vertically. … Continue reading

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pinups

                A few weeks back Michaela was a willing model for this Pin Up shoot.  Styled in the 50’s, it’s a crazy craze that’s caught on.  It’s taken a little time (2 weeks), but … Continue reading

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Photo tip #4- May 22 – Zoo photography

Zoo Photography Tips 1. Focus on the Eyes – In portrait photography the eyes are the ‘window to the soul’. You are better connected with your subject when your eyes meet, and a similar thing is true when shooting animals. Make … Continue reading

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WE’VE COME FULL CIRCLE!

Nostalgia at it’s Finest – Look At How They’ve Grown!   I wonder how many pro photographers can boast that they’ve photographed the same family every year for 25 years?  It has been gratifying to be embraced by this family. … Continue reading

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Photo tip #3- May 15 – Focal Lock

Focal Lock During a recent engagement session we were photographing a burst of candid, playful images with our couple when this image (which obviously didn’t make the cut) was a victim of the camera centre weighted focus system. Some consumer cameras … Continue reading

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Photo TIP 2 – May 8 – Holding your camera

How to grip your camera. Cameras have been designed to be gripped a particular way. Their controls are placed for easy, fast access when held correctly. If you have the option of shooting with a viewfinder, I recommend you shoot … Continue reading

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