Archive for November, 2010

Out Takes – November 2010

November 28, 2010

Tweet I try to make the video’s for this website as professional as possible. No, Really! I do! Hope you enjoy some of the out takes that didn’t make it into the original video. I had fun making the video below, hope you enjoy it. Out Takes video on YouTube.

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Quick Tip – How To Shoot Better Outdoor Family Portraits

November 25, 2010

Tweet Shooting family portraits outside can be challenging. I worked an entire ski season shooting portraits on Whistler Blackcomb and I learned one simple trick to improve the portraits I took of the clients. If it’s a sunny day, turn on your flash. It’s that simple. This is the quickest and easiest way to improve […]

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Quick Look – Canon SD1400 IS (Review)

November 22, 2010

Tweet The Canon SD1400 IS is a very simple camera to use. The getting started manual is only 35 pages and has all the information you need to start using the camera. It’s small size allows it to fit into a pocket very easily. and take with you everywhere. This is the camera that I […]

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Flash Photography – Low Light Event

November 18, 2010

Tweet Someone asked me recently how to photograph an event in low light using flash. They have shot similar events in low light before, but were not very happy with the results. So, I gave them some very simple advice: Use a dedicated on camera flash (TTL, E-TTL, i-TTL… etc.) that is compatible with your […]

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Quick Look – Zoom H2 (Review)

November 15, 2010

Tweet If your audience can’t hear what you’re saying or the audio is poor quality, they are not going to watch your video. Period! It may sound harsh, but it’s the truth. We already know the built in mics on your digital camera are not that great. And, we have looked at improving your audio […]

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No Mo for this Shmo

November 8, 2010

Tweet As much as I try… I can’t grow a Mo. I’m trying to help Philip Bloom raise money for Movember – Prostate Cancer Charity. Please help and donate to a worthy cause.

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Exposure Adjustment – Part 2

November 8, 2010

Tweet Now, that we have looked at basic exposure adjustment in Part 1 lets take a look at adjusting exposure while using ND (Neutral Density) Filters. ND Filters ND filters are put in front of your lens to control the amount of light allowed through the filter. ND filters are a great way to control […]

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Highlighter Enabled

November 7, 2010

Tweet Did you highlight your text books in school? I know I did. Anything I read that I thought was important got highlighted. Guess what? You can now do that now on this website. Just highlight a word, a sentence, a paragraph or even picture and you can write a comment, or ask a question, […]

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Exposure Adjustment – Part One

November 2, 2010

Tweet Why Manually Adjust Your Exposure? Getting the correct exposure for your photos is only half of the battle. The other half is getting your photo to look like what you pictured in your head. What happens when your subject is moving very fast? Or, you want a certain amount of depth of field? Or, […]

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