Tag Archives: For Beginners

2 new DPS articles online

I have two new articles published up on DPS for July Event Photography Etiquette 10 Bad Photography Habits to Quit Please check them out – interested to hear your thoughts – have I covered off your bad habits or do … Continue reading

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Making Art in Real Life vs Digital Art

So my creative time recently has been spent on learning Mixed Media art.  This is my fourth piece, and the largest at 10″ square.  It occurred to me while finishing this off that there are a lot of parallels between … Continue reading

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New Article Published on DPS

Hi everyone *waves* boy the change back to normal hours for the end of Daylight Savings has been kicking my ass big time!  I have been SO TIRED this week, and now the sun is setting at 6pm and I … Continue reading

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Camera Etiquette Questions

(Reposted Feb 2015) Someone posted a question about this in a forum I browse regularly, and it got me thinking. Most of the responses the poster got was around wedding photography (there may have been an element of that in … Continue reading

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100 things I have learned about photography

(Originally posted Jan 2012 – reposting Feb 2015) Actually I havent learned 100 things according to this article, I have learned about 58 things. Still the good news is I *have* learnt something. And many of these are things I … Continue reading

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Book Review #2

(reposted Feb 14 2015) The Digital Photography Books 1,2 & 3 by Scott Kelby I picked up the first one of these books after seeing them raved about on all the photography forums I was hanging out on and looking … Continue reading

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TechTip#5 – Tripod Zen

(reposted Feb 2015) I was afraid of my tripod when I first got it. In fact I didn’t use it for several months because of that. I don’t really know why I was afraid of it, something to do with … Continue reading

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Im disagreeing with a professional photographer

(reposted Feb 15) I stumbled across this post today http://gizmodo.com/5904107/100-tips-from-a-professional-photographer and the more I read, the more I got annoyed with several of the things he had listed. Many of them are simply personal opinion or choice, but certainly not … Continue reading

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Hey, Im Guestblogging!

Over here on the lovely Leanne Cole’s blog Talking about composition basics with lots of pix, both the right and wrong way to do it 🙂 (sorry the link was broken, its fixed now)

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The Challenge of File Storage and Backup

(Repost – first posted Sept 2009) One of the things I hear and read a lot about digital photography is how instant it is and also how limitless it is to take lots and lots of images. Using film you … Continue reading

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