Monthly Archives: December 2007

Get with the program: Exposure 1

Or Part 3 of Getting the Most Out of Automation. You might remember from the ISO article (Part 2 of this series, which, if you have not already, you should read first) that the art and science of “correct exposure” … Continue reading

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DIMi: Great resouce site

I’ve added a “Tools and Resources” section of links to the sidebar. The first entry is Digital ImageMaker, a great site covering all kinds of digital imaging. How-to and inspirational columns, galleries, forums, special interest sections, equipment reviews and news, … Continue reading

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ISO update

I’ve added a set of images taken at different ISOs to the article, as well as two samples of high ISO with noise reduction. Just for your viewing pleasure.

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Give yourself an assignment

and a challenge. Last week my wife asked me to drive my youngest daughter to the Maine Conservatory of Music in down-town Portland for her piano lesson. Reasonable request as I’m generally on the road on the days when she … Continue reading

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Get with the program: ISO

or… Part two of getting the most out of automation. In part one of this ramble we talked about 1) letting the camera do everything it can do for you, and 2) the differences between Auto and Program modes. Program … Continue reading

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Let (within reason) the camera do the work!

or… getting the most out of automation, part 1 When reading reviews of new cameras, the reviewers generally take the availability of manual settings, or, failing that, the degree to which the user can control otherwise automated functions as an … Continue reading

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Point and Shoot for Wildlife

Major advantages of P&S digitals are, of course, their compact size and low weight, their simplicity, and their relatively low cost. They are “carry anywhere/carry always/anyone can use and own them” cameras. However, when most people think of wildlife photography, … Continue reading

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Why take just one???

I made a comment on the Sony forum on dpreview to the effect that I had taken over 1000 images on a 10 day trip to Arizona in July with my H9 (there was a lot of controversy over the … Continue reading

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The technology odyssey.

As much as we would like to think that imaging is all about skill and the artistic eye…the reality is that our art is always an interaction between our creative selves and our tools. Being human is pretty well defined … Continue reading

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Why Point and Shoot?

This blog is intended to provide inspiration, instruction, and a space for constructive discussion of the art and craft of making nature, creative, and landscape images with today’s digital point and shoot cameras. Why point and shoot? How can one … Continue reading

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