• Motion Photography

      by cleverchristie on May 8, 2019 , 3 Comments

      Blurred Motion Learning to capture motion with your camera takes some experimentation. Recently I had the opportunity to try to capture some photos of the water falls in Idaho Falls, Idaho. This early morning sunrise shoot provided the chance to practice blurred motion. While I am no expert, I can say that I had a lot of fun and was happy with my results. Blurred motion requires a slow shutter speed, so I set my Nikon camera to “S” for Shutter Priority. With the camera dial set to 1/6 second, my camera automatically adjusted the aperture to f/16. To avoid […]

    • Exposure: What and Why?

      by cleverchristie on April 29, 2019 , 4 Comments

      Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO While setting out on some self-motivated education about the three fundamental elements of exposure: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, my quest became easier when I found fantastic, royalty-free, images to share while visiting www.pexels.com. Aperture Lingo Photographers often refer to the camera’s aperture in f-stops. When first learning how to use the manual mode on your digital camera, it can feel really confusing. Together with shutter speed, aperture determines how much light can reach the lens. Aperture Quick Tips: A wide aperture or opening equals more light. A narrow aperture or opening equals less light. […]