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Photographic Innoventions: Rule of Thirds

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The Rule of Thirds is a compositional rule in photography and other visual arts. The rule states that an image can be divided into nine equal parts by two equally-spaced horizontal lines and two equally-spaced vertical lines. The four points formed by the intersections of these lines can be used to align features in the … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Rule of Thirds"
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Ruling the Animal Kingdom in Thirds

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The Rule of Thirds is a compositional rule in photography and other visual arts. The rule states that an image can be divided into nine equal parts by two equally-spaced horizontal lines and two equally-spaced vertical lines. The four points which I refer to as power points formed by the intersections of these lines can … Continue reading "Ruling the Animal Kingdom in Thirds"
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Rule Breaking with Symmetry

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Symmetry in it’s purest sense is an object which, if cut directly down the middle, would be mirror images of each other. It’s one of the ways to break the Rule of Thirds correctly. Hope that doesn’t confuse you. It’s easy to find a symmetrical object but the images I’ve chosen to show you here … Continue reading "Rule Breaking with Symmetry"
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An Odd Rule

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Here is a photography rule which I read about when researching the previous blog on the Sunny 16 Rule I wrote about last time. This one is called the Rule of Odds. The rule states an odd number of objects should be sought out for a shot. This results in a natural framing of the … Continue reading "An Odd Rule"
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Sunny 16 Rule

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Over the years, some general rules of thumb have been applied to photography. We’ve talked about the Rule of Thirds in the past. The Sunny 16 Rule gives you the best results when used on a bright sunny day. I know that’s silly of me to state it but I wanted to be absolutely clear … Continue reading "Sunny 16 Rule"
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Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens

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As I prepare for my vacation to the Northwestern United States, I know I will be using my ultra wide angle (UWA) lens a lot throughout the trip. The Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens is a favorite of mine since I borrowed a friend’s for a Walt Disney World trip back in 2015. … Continue reading "Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens"
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Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World

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This week I am going to show you three photos taken at Walt Disney World and discuss them. I will share the equipment used, how I did it and why. The “why” here in the first photo is easy to explain. I was waiting for my family to check-in at the Port Orleans-Riverside Resort. I … Continue reading "Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World"
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Disney Architectural Photography – Part 2

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Last week, we discussed the type of equipment needed for Architectural Photography at Walt Disney World. For Part 2, we are going to explore how composition plays an important part in using that equipment. For the most part, I stick with the Rule of Thirds which I have found very viable in creating pleasing photos … Continue reading "Disney Architectural Photography – Part 2"
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Disney Camera Tips to Start Out 2017

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Did you get a new camera for Christmas? Make a New Year’s resolution to learn how to use the fancy camera you got last year or the year before or a few years ago? Let me get you started. This post is for those using a digital SLR, mirrorless or advanced point & shoot cameras. … Continue reading "Disney Camera Tips to Start Out 2017"
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Photographs from a Cruise on the Disney Dream

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I live in upstate New York near Lake Ontario and it has been a brutal past six weeks from late January to early March. In fact, not only was February of 2015 the coldest one ever, it was the coldest MONTH ever recorded for my area. So, I hope you will forgive me if I … Continue reading "Photographs from a Cruise on the Disney Dream"
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