December 7

Ten portrait tips

  1. A good portrait is an image of a person that manages to tell a story
  2. A good portrait evokes emotion
  3. A good portrait tells us something about the person in the image
  4. composition is a key element that helps us create a storytelling portrait
  5. you can crop out the head as long as u see a sad reflection
  6. as long as there is a person and u feel its a story its a portrait
  7. the background is very important
  8. the face and background tell the story
  9. depending how much background you get determines how good your shots gonna
  10. cropping the photo can make or brake it
December 6

Lenses read and write

  1. A fish eye lenses offers u a 180° field of view to telephoto lenses up to 800mm
  2. expensive lenses have a fixed aperture
  3. Less expensive lenses will generally have variable apertures
  4. Wide angles give an expansive view
  5. Standard zoom lenses are great walkaround lenses they are versatile
  6. You can do wide angle with a standard
  7. Telephoto lenses get you close to a subject without actually approaching them
  8. they magnify distant subjects
  9. the most popular telephotos seem to be various flavors of 70-300mm or 70-200mm
  10. telephoto zooms allow the photographer to become lazy