Fraser Campbell found this one for photographers who take themselves too seriously. You don’t have to buy the mug to appreciate the joke 🙂
About once a week, the photo editors at the Boston Globe put together a collection of brilliant images from around the world that they call The Big Picture.
Sometimes they focus on a single story for example: Perseid meteor shower. Sometimes the images are a collection like this story: 2015 Year in Pictures: Animals. Often they cover news events like: Paris attacks.
If you’re looking for inspiration take a look at this blog.
Ken Wilson passed along news about this sale:
In case you missed the excellent “play with your camera” exercise session organized by Sue Carey (WAY TO GO SUE !!!) aided by several members of the camera club executive, this recent post from Digital Photography School titled “Do These 5 Quick Exercises to Learn What Your New Camera Can Do” will help you fill in the gaps.
It’s part of their series of posts for beginning photographers which also included:
- How 10 Minutes a Day with Your Camera Will Help Make You a Better Photographer
- Histograms for Beginners
- Camera Modes Explained for Newbies
- How to Make Sure You Use Your New Camera
- A Beginner’s Guide to Doing Black and White Photography
- How to be a Better Photographer: Camera User Manual University
- 12 Common Newbie Photography Mistakes to Avoid
Fraser Campbell found this excellent primer on understanding aperture and its effect on depth of field and brightness.
Come to the Centre Wednesday afternoon January 13th from 1:00 to 3:00 in the Program Room. Bring your camera, its manual, and your tripod (if you have one).
Visit our several “learning stations” where you’ll be able to experiment with:
- aperture priority
- shutter priority
- manually fix focus
- spot metering
- exposure compensation
- using a soft box
As this story explains, Robert Poëti, the Quebec Transport Minister has figured out a new way to do wildlife photography – use a traffic cam!
Alan Mirabelli, who gave us such a great presentation last March, is showing his photographs at the Ottawa Art Gallery.