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Running and spinning

These images were taken early, about 7:00am, on a foggy morning at the beach. Morning light is a cooler light but glorious in its own way.

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jack-o-lanterns

It’s almost Halloween. And…you may wonder (or not, but just in case)… how do you photograph jack-o-lanterns in the dark so that they look lit up? Well, here’s one way that I did it. You know, just in case it helps you. I did not use a flash, because a flash just kind of kills…

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30 Days of Photography Tips… Day 9

DAY #9! TIP #9: Keep your shutter speed 1/160 second or faster when photographing children. This tip, like many of them is simply my personal preference and what I’ve found to work for me. I try to keep my shutter speed at 1/160 of a second or faster when I’m photographing little children who move and…

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30 Days of Photography Tips… Day 3

DAY #3! TIP #3: When setting up your manual camera settings, set your shutter speed third. The shutter speed is how fast or slow the shutter on your camera opens. The shutter is in your camera body, not your lens. It opens and closes when you press down the button/shutter and allows light to come…

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