I've gotten a bunch of emails from major companies lately, and I realized that many photo companies are hoping that the euphoria of the semester ending will translate into you spending a bunch. (cue evil laughter) I don't personally remember spending anything when I was done each semester--I'd just blown all my money on prints and portfolio supplies. But incase you hit the lottery jackpot, here's a few of the highlights...
This week in my digital classes we went a baby step beyond understanding general apertures and depth-of-field and began discussing the possible lens variation in depth of field range depending on focal point. Since I'd had some great email questions about understanding which lens to use, or what new lenses to buy, I also pointed... Continue Reading →
I'm not one much for drones in general. I find them to be noisy, and think they could be an invasion of privacy--I don't think photographing in windows, peoples backyards, etc is okay, and we just don't have enough of the public that knows photography/right-of-privacy laws and wildlife park rules that I'm enthused about the... Continue Reading →
Today is the last day of finals. Whew. While you guys might already be in party mode, I'm still adding and re-adding grades...it's a little nerve wracking, and I am more paranoid about this than anything else during the semester. For a quick sanity break, I thought I would share with you some of the... Continue Reading →
So, it's great if you can buy expensive lenses from the company that makes your camera-they will always work with your camera body, and that's nothing to sneeze at. Same is true with flashes. I've often told students, though, that buying a cheaper flash to begin with that you can make mistakes on and also... Continue Reading →
So, Trends in Software covers a lot of stuff, from Lightroom and Photoshop to social media intergration (instagram, 500, ello.co) to making videos, portfolio websites, and photo blogs...and more. The students in the class dip their toe in the waters of what is out there to learn and get up to date on...and there's a... Continue Reading →