Make a Travel Poster

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I enjoy not only taking photographs but sharing them through the various mediums which are now available to us via the Internet. From blogs, online galleries, photo essays, slideshows and, in the home, with hanging prints and even on my HDTV. I also like to create images from the original photo. The Castle at Dusk … Continue reading "Make a Travel Poster"
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Capturing an Empty Disney Park

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Walt Disney World hosts millions of visitors each year. There are always people about even during a slow period. Yet, you can take photographs without people in them. One way is to get low and shoot at an angle to eliminate people around you or find a way to elevate yourself over people’s heads. Another … Continue reading "Capturing an Empty Disney Park"
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Cameras Up!

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Cameras Up! AllEars.Net 2008 Photowalk Group Photo.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/125s, f/10, 200 ISO, -0.6 EV, 18mm Focal Length, Tripod, Flash Used For my Disney Pic of the Week on Groups, I present to you the group photo from the AllEars.Net 2008 Photowalk. This was a lot of fun to do and hope we can do this … Continue reading "Cameras Up!"
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Tripod vs. Hand Held Comparison

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In my recent article on Using a Tripod at Walt Disney World, I talked about the advantages of using a tripod over trying to hand hold a camera when light levels are low like at night. This week I want to show you by comparing two photographs of the same subject using both techiques. I … Continue reading "Tripod vs. Hand Held Comparison"
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Using a Tripod at WDW

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Hollywood Studios Entrance.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 30s, f/16, ISO 200, +0.3 EV, 170mm Focal length, Tripod I have never carried a tripod into a Walt Disney World park until my last trip. I thought it would be too much trouble and a bother. However, if you plan ahead, it can be done without too much disruption to … Continue reading "Using a Tripod at WDW"
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Photography Vocabulary 102

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There are accessories that help to complete a photographer’s outfit and by outfit, I mean gear, and by gear I mean equipment. Get your wallets out because you’ll want to go shopping after you finish reading this. Filters – Predominantly used on SLRs both film and digital, filters can create an amazing range of effects. … Continue reading "Photography Vocabulary 102"
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Get Yourself in those Disney Vacation Photos!

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If you are the photographer of your family, chances are you are not in very many photos for holidays, vacatons, birthdays or other occassions. I would guess I’m in less than 100 photos of the thousands of photos I have in boxes, albums and on my hard drives. You may be in more if other … Continue reading "Get Yourself in those Disney Vacation Photos!"
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M is for Manual Control

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Don’t get nervous. Manual mode is NOT a mythical mode only for the professional photographer. Manual mode lets you have more control over exposure using your ability to change aperture, shutter speed, and ISO to create a good photograph. The link I will give you at the end of today’s article will describe in detail … Continue reading "M is for Manual Control"
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Photographic Innoventions: Disneyana Photography

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Let’s talk about how to use your digital camera to easily and inexpensively take photographs of your valuable Disney collections and memorabilia which has been coined Disneyana. Here’s the items we’ll need this week: a digital camera of any kind, a tripod for the camera, a remote shutter release (or use your camera’s timer), a … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Disneyana Photography"
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