Monthly Archives: November 2011

Understanding ISO Ratings

The level of sensitivity to light as determined by the International Organization on Standards.  With film cameras, the ISO rating is used for a particular film type to tell how sensitive it is.  Ratings generally range from 50 (not very … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

One of the more common mistakes made by novice photographers – and occasionally the seasoned ones as well- is not watching the background and finding after the picture is taken that there appears to be a lamp post growing out … Continue reading

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Shadow Pupperty

In the late evening and early morning hours, when many photographers find the light the most magical, there is often the issue of avoiding the photographer’s own shadow. Some opt to shoot past the shadow when the sun is to … Continue reading

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