I think it is important to always stretch yourself and learn something new when you can. Don't be afraid to make that leap to something unfamiliar...you never know what you might learn in your journey. Oh...and don't forget to watch the sun set every now and then.
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Shutter speed, apertures, and histo-what?
Knowing I had recently acquired a new digital SLR camera, I have a good friend who referred me to an on-line photography class. I started the class this summer and have learned much about shutter speeds, apertures, ISO's, histograms, composition, etc. It is a bit overwhelming I must admit. My latest assignment was to complete a photo shoot done completely in "manual mode". Anyone who speaks photo language knows that is a big step. The late afternoon sun was setting and I could feel the energy as it slipped from the horizon. I grabbed my camera and just sat and watched it fade...something I don't remember doing in a very long time. Here is my assignment that I turned in...