Category Archives: Photography

Focus test your DSLR

http://mansurovs.com/how-to-quickly-test-your-dslr-for-autofocus-issues You will need to print out one of these: Focus chart A Focus chart B On a related not: check out LensAlign    

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Shooting portraits with a DSLR

This is a good “dummies” book lesson on shooting portraits with a DSLR. It is for a Canon 60D but the concepts apply to other cameras.

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Demonstration of the use of 16-bit vs 8-bit photo editing in Photoshop

http://www.photoshopessentials.com/essentials/16-bit/

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Camera Modes

Modes Green box is Auto mode P = Program mode In this mode, the camera only decides Shutter and Aperture for you Auto focus, flash, drive mode, White balance, are all set by you. Tv or S = Time Value … Continue reading

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Camera lens choice related to Depth of Field

A shallow depth of field puts the background out of focus and isolates the subject. This shallow depth of field is favored by many photographers and filmmakers. Usually we try and achieve a shallow depth of field by increasing the … Continue reading

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Student links to their DSLR information

This page is where I collect information for my Photography students on their cameras. Nikon D80 Rockwell on the Nikon D80 D80 user’s guide pdf manual Canon 60D Rockwell on 60D Canon manuals downloads for 60D  60D camera manual Shooting … Continue reading

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Ken Rockwell on Camera Histograms

How to use them Color Histograms  

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My iPhone A/V Rig

To shoot super-wide with super-success.

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Using your laptop to drive your Canon DSLR

This shows how to use your laptop to drive a Canon DSLR.

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David Lynch Interview

Interview at Art Info

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