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Photography Basics–Exposure Explained

Hello all!  Today we are going to cover a basic photography lesson.  In this post we will discuss exposure! Exposure in general terms is the measurement of light in a photograph.  If a photo has too much light, or is too bright, we call that over exposed.  If a photo has too little light or too […]

Photography Basics: The Exposure Triangle

The exposure triangle explains the three major factors of exposure. The three major factors of exposure are ISO, aperture, and shutter speed.   If you are not familiar with each one of these, you can read more about each one of them under tutorials or you can use the search bar to the right and […]

Photography Basics: Shutter Speed

One of the main factors of the exposure triangle is shutter speed. The shutter is the small door like piece that sits over your camera’s sensor. Think of shutters on a window.  They are meant to close to block out light or protect your windows in a storm.  The shutter on a camera is similar in […]

Photography Basics: ISO

ISO is one of those strange electronic settings.  In the olden days before digital cameras, film was rated by an ISO number.  There were ISO numbers like 100, 200, 400, etc.  As the number got bigger, the film was more sensitive to light.  This meant that your could shoot at faster shutter speeds that lower […]

Basic Photography: Depth of Field

Are you just getting started with photography?  We are here to help.   Here we will walk you through the basics to help get you started. The next basic photography term we will discuss is depth of field. Remember when we discussed aperture? If you are not sure what that is, go over and read that […]

Basic Photography: Composition

Are you just getting started with photography?  We are here to help.   Here we will walk you through the basics to help get you started.The next basic photography term  we will discuss is composition.   Composition is really nothing more than how to frame your shot. One thing you can be sure of is […]

Basic Photography: Aperture

Are you just getting started with photography?  We are here to help.   Here we will walk you through the basics to help get you started. The next basic photography term we will discuss is aperture.   Aperture is nothing more than the width of the opening of your lens.  Your lens has a setting […]

Need a Quick Guide to Taking Your Own Senior Pictures?

I know you are busy, we are all very busy, I get that.  You want to take your own senior pictures, but feel like you don’t have the time to figure it all out.  That is why we made a quick guide that is available in Kindle format.  DIY Senior Pictures With Your Camera will […]

Welcome to DIY Senior Pictures

Hello all of you DIY Senior Picture people!  We are glad you are here to visit us.  Our goal is to show you how you can save money by taking Senior Pictures yourself!  Check out our Kindle books for a quick start. Saving money is really only part of the advantages of taking your own […]

Our Book is Live on the Kindle Store

Our book is finally live on the Kindle Store.  Need a step by step quick guide to taking your own senior pictures?  Look no further, we created this book for you.   In this book you will learn everything from photography basics, scouting locations, seeing light, editing and much more.  Click the cover below to […]