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Aluminum Can Pinhole Camera

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Aluminum Can Pinhole Camera

It’s time to go retro and set aside all the digitalness, at least for this very cool experiment. I stumbled on an interesting idea and challenge – […]

Featured Photographer ~ Bob Soltys

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Bob Soltys is this week’s Featured Photographer.

My interest in photography was sparked by Alfred Eisenstaedt’s black and white images in The Eye of Eisenstaedt. Not long after reading that book, […]

Be The Light (or not) In Your Photographs

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Photo Tip Tuesday ~ Be the light (or not) in your photographs

This is an easy one to overlook. Are YOU adding or subtracting light from your photos? It’s something to think […]

Featured Photographer ~ Kevin Mullins

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We go across the pond to view the work of Kevin Mullins, this week’s Featured Photographer.

Kevin’s work looks like a Hollywood wedding movie captured in stills. The level of emotion and […]

What You Must Know Your Camera Can NOT Do

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Any good photographer must know what their camera can NOT do?

Don’t worry, it’s not just your camera, but all cameras. What the camera can’t do is see as well as the human eye. You may be saying “well ya, I know that”, but here’s why it’s so important.

I’m going to spare both of us the nitty gritty scientific details (and there are tons of them), it doesn’t need to be that complicated. The human eye, according to some, can see a range of 15-20 f/stops in a given scene. For this example we’ll say our eyes see a range of 15 f/stops. Most cameras can only see a range of around 8 consecutive f/stops in a given scene. Translation – our eye can see more light and darks in one scene than our camera.

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