October 7, 2019

Event photography tip #1: Shoot from creative angles If you’re hosting a business event or dinner where everyone is seated, you may have to get creative with composition to get a variety of images.

To keep the photos interesting, keep angles interesting. If there are fl...

Everybody knows them — that relative or family friend who’s really into photography, but has no intentions of ever quitting their “day job.” It’s a passion or hobby they reserve for evenings or weekends; they show you their photos on a regular basis, and their work is...

Tip #1: Give the toddler somewhere to sit.

This tip is especially important for younger toddlers, who have learned to walk recently enough that they do it every waking minute. It’s really hard to get your photos in focus if you’re chasing an 18 month old around the room...

December 15, 2018

Ok so you have an event coming up in three months in Troy, Shelby, Warren or Sterling Heights Michigan.. Its special and you want to make sure that you have amazing photographic images after it’s over. Your cousin has a camera and says that she shoots grad pictures and...

November 6, 2018

1. Get in close

It was the famous photojournalist Robert Capa who once said “If your photographs aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” He was talking about getting in amongst the action. If you feel like your images aren’t ‘popping’, take a step or two closer to...

May 25, 2018

So, you’ve just invested in a new camera, but all of those settings and icons can be overwhelming! No need to fret! Know that this hobby can really be rewarding, as long as you’re willing to explore. Listed below are some of the do’s and don’ts to get you started. Read...

May 18, 2018

Captivating event photography is vital to effectively marketing your event. It gives potential attendees an idea of what to expect from your event — and quality matters. When you’re choosing an event photographer, you’re really choosing a photographer to trust with you...

 

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/what-makes-a-photographer-when-everyone-is-taking-pictures​

I’m 83 years old now. I moved into this building in 1963. And it’s rent-controlled. And it’s a landmark building, and I’m a senior citizen. So, I don’t pay much rent. That’s t...

1. Show Action

Use the shutter speed to your advantage and show action in your picture.  If you want to show your subject in motion, slow down your shutter speed.  For a clear crisp look at your subject in one moment of action, increase the shutter speed.

2. Into th...

September 24, 2015

#1 Pick the focus point manually

On most SLRs, and some of the mirrorless or four thirds cameras, there is an option of selecting what point it uses to focus. Meaning, when you look through the camera and see some flashing dots or squares (or something similar to the im...

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