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How I Got the Shot - Poppies under the Blazing Arizona Sun

Author: Ambika Balasubramaniyan


  • Camera: Canon 5DMIII
  • Lens: Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8 II USM
  • Settings: Av (Aperture Priority)1/40 sec, f22, ISO 100, 16mm
  • Filter: None…
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Sharpening continued...and other fun stuff!

In my last post, I introduced the sharpening process and described my first footsteps into its intricacies (yes, I had to look this one up to make sure).   582 more words

Shooting from the Hip

Many well-known street photographers have embraced the technique of shooting from the hip. Where you quite literally photograph everything from hip height without looking through the view finder. 129 more words


What is the Color of Snow?

Although you might think this is a trick question, if you’ve spent any time in photography, particularly with editing software, you know the dilemma.

When you need to custom balance the white, what do you go with? 203 more words

Photography Tips

Long Exposure Experimentation

My Favorite Mistake   |    Author: Christina Heinle

While in Vienna, I practiced long exposure photography at night.  Capturing the streaking tail lights of cars with the historic buildings in the background was quite fun and overall I was pleased with the results.  199 more words


P-a-D#11 Try Something New

Okay, so taking photographs isn’t something new, but experimenting with the inverse square law is.  Don’t ask me to explain it, because I don’t understand it and couldn’t even repeat it if asked.   94 more words