Category Archives: How To

Shooting Cultures — The Specifics…

In January, 2014, I wrote a blog about shooting culture – an article in which I treated the subject generally; not very heavy on the specifics. The wrap-up was “..get into the subject’s life a little…” but I didn’t offer any advice on how to do that. (Now I realize that I’m getting dangerously close […]

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Is digital free?

I wonder how many millions (billions?) of pictures are made each day.  Without doubt the advent of digital technology has caused that number to explode.  A friend returned recently from a cruise around the Mediterranean.  “We were gone ten days and I made over three thousand pictures.”  (I hope she does some serious culling before […]

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A case against tripods…

Today the photography club in which I’m a member went on a field trip to a botanical garden. Since I’m not particularly a flower person I didn’t know what gear to take but, on the advice of the team leader, I added my tripod to the kit.  Now I am a believer that the tripod […]

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