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Aluminum Can Pinhole Camera

Aluminum Can Pinhole Camera  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 – make a six month time exposure with a pinhole camera. Yes, you read that correctly. No typo here, sixxxxx months. […]

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This is SUPER cool! Reading this makes me realize that it’s the underlying mechanics of how photos are actually captured using light that I don’t know nearly enough about. I can’t wait to see the 6 month exposure!

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This caught the attention of my boys. How fun! I hope you get some great shots with it.

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Thanks, fingers crossed :)

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Claudia

This is “way cool”.

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Featured Photographer ~ Bob Soltys

Featured Photographer ~ Bob Soltys 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, my aunts gave me a Kodak Instamatic camera for Christmas that I used during family trips and to photograph […]

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loved Bob’s work.

Be The Light (or not) In Your Photographs

Be The Light (or not) In Your Photographs 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 about, and it works both ways. WHITE SHIRT If you’re in a tight spot and need […]

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I never thought about this, but it’s so true. Thanks for the tip!

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Featured Photographer ~ Kevin Mullins

Featured Photographer ~ Kevin Mullins 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 honesty captured in each moment is spectacular. Kevin is a professional wedding photographer based in Wiltshire, UK. He has an enthusiasm […]

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Thanks for the feature Kent – and keep up the great work with this site. A wonderful resource.
.-= Kevin Mullins´s last blog ..The Roman Baths =-.

couldn’t agree more, Kevin has great enthusiasm for photography and has a superb style, I meet up the Kevin and a bunch of other wedding photographers in Watford,UK for a two day workshop with Jeff Ascough and Edmond Terakopian. Two days talking about photography, Great. Check out his work its really inspiring.
.-= Peter Hearl´s last blog .. =-.

Excellent choice. “Storyteller” is an appropriate description.

Kevin’s photographs/stories are always insightful, tasteful and joyous.

Kevin is a great photographer he is someone i totally look up to and aspire too. as a new photographer he has been really helpful and deserves every success

Keith
.-= Keith Adams´s last blog ..Teesside Christening – Yarm road Methodist Church =-.

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What You Must Know Your Camera Can NOT Do

What You Must Know Your Camera Can NOT Do 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”, […]

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Or flash?

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Yes, a flash can help brighten shadow areas within reason. For large landscapes a flash, or even banks of strobes for that matter, probably won’t cover the entire scene.

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For the example of the person, you could use spot metering and put the spot right over the person’s face/body. There’s always more than one way to solve a problem. :) Great post!

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Very good info. Lucky me I ran across your blog by chance (stumbleupon). I’ve book-marked it for later!

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