Warren Ashton (Street Articles Author)
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Photo(genics) Things Your Camera Never Told You - Part 2
Lesson # 2 – How does the camera control light?The amount of light that actually impacts the film plane or processor is controlled in three different yet totally interconnected ways.• The length of the exposure time (shutter speed)• The size of the pinhole (aperture)• The sensitivity of the emulsion (film…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Photography   Nov 13, 2011  
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Photo(genics) - Things Your Camera Never Told You - Part 1
This series is a study of the very basic concepts of photography broken down into easy to understand language. My hope is to help you understand what's happening inside your camera, but more importantly, how this knowledge will improve your photos. Many of the concepts I'll cover have been misunderstood…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Photography   Nov 13, 2011  
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Photo(genics) Things Your Camera Never Told You - Part 3
Now that we know "It's all about the light" and how to control that light, the next question is Why? What's the benefit of controlling light anyways?The answer lies more in understanding the light conditions you are being presented with and adapting to them by using the mechanisms we discussed…
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Photo(genics) - Things Your Camera Never Told You - Part 5
Lesson # 5 – Using external Light SourcesIn the last lesson we learned about using an extended exposure to compensate for low light as well as using it to create an added effect.In this lesson, we are going to expand on the idea of controlling light in order to accentuate…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Photography   Nov 13, 2011  
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Photo(genics) - Things Your Camera Never Told You - Part 4
Bending RealityOk...We are starting to understand how light impacts our camera and things we can do to improve our photos by controlling light.Now let’s consider a couple of options to "trick" our camera into distorting reality.1. Night shooting - Timed exposure Imagine you have a beautiful city-scape at night, looking…
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