Tag Archive: Photography Tips

Jul 12

Photography Tip:Taking Pictures of Fireworks

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A great opportunity to take some interesting pictures is at your local 4th of July fireworks display, and with a little experimenting and some typical photography equipment a person can come up with some pretty good shots.  Taking pictures of fireworks is rather straight forward but having the right equipment and a little knowhow will go …

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May 25

Photography Tip: Experiment with Reflectors

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Last Christmas I received a silver/gold/white reflector and I have only used them a few times but I can see that as soon as I get some more practice with them they will definitely come in handy. Many times in the past a lot of our portrait pictures are taken with shadows running across my …

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Mar 31

Photography Tip: Tripod don’t Leave Home without it

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A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to spend a day waterfall chasing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  It was my second time to that particular national park and was so glad this time around I had my tripod with me.  A few years ago for a Christmas present I received a very nice …

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Mar 18

Photography Tip: The Right Lens Makes a Big Difference

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For most of my life the nicest camera I owned was a Canon super zoom camera and basically shot on some preset mode depending on the situation.  Loved the camera it got me lots of decent shots and I was happy with it.  Then along comes child number one and my wife and I decided that …

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Dec 20

Photography Tip: Experiment

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If you are like me when it comes to photography then there is a lot of experimentation that goes in to it.  I have come a long way over the last year and a half when I got my first DSLR camera.  At first there was a lot of using the auto controls and then …

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Sep 23

Photography Tip: Anytime is the Right Time for a Photo Op

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Photography Tip: Anytime is the Right Time for a Photo Op I do not know where you are from, but for us the weather the last couple of days has been as close to perfect as you can get.  70 degree days and 50 degree nights are hard to beat so my wife and I decided …

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Jun 18

Photography Tip: Do a Little Research

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Photography Tip: Do a Little Research As you can probably tell from our blog Karen and I like to travel a lot and since one of my favorite hobbies is taking pictures those two things have come together quite well over the five years we have been married. Whenever we are planning our next trip I …

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Mar 09

Photography Tip: cropping is cool

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Hi guys, Karen here.  Between myself and Kenny I am definitely the amatuer photographer.  I marvel at Kenny’s ability to frame a shot, crouch down to the right level, move around to get the angles perfect or adjust his body to find the right lighting.  He just ‘sees’ things that I can’t yet.  I don’t …

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Jan 24

Photography Tip: Just Do It

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One of the great things about starting a new hobby is sharing your joy with other people, and hopefully they will listen.  Good thing I have such a wonderful wife, Karen, who will sit down and look at the all pictures that I have taken and not be bored to death.  It is always nice …

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Oct 13

Taking Pictures at the Aquarium

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One of the hardest things that I have tried to photograph is fish in an aquarium.  Taking pictures at the aquarium is not an easy task.  When I was using my point and shoot I would do the easy/lazy thing and switch it to the aquarium mode and be happy with the majority of the …

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