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Still Life Photography

Still Life With Meaning

As I search for a photography genre, I am investigating still life photography. In doing so I ran across a video by Chelsea Northrup. In it she explained that still life images usually contain items that mean something. They may have personal meaning for the photographer. So with that, my first attempt is below. The […]

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Learning About Light Modifiers – Scrims

I am learning about lighting modification. In multiple videos, which I will post eventually, I have learned an item called a scrim. A scrim modifies light. In my case, I am using Vellum paper placed about a foot away from my flash. The vellum increases the area of the light behind the glass that you […]

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In the Yard, Dover, DE

I visited my parents this week in Dover and during my yard exploration I found a lot of beautiful items. I converted them all to black and white and really like how they turned out! I had a great time with them and am looking forward to my next visit. Captured 10/3-4/2017

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Learning Product Photography – Cup

I have been learning a lot about speedlights and product photography. I finally bought a big piece of white paper for the background and got these shots one at different focal lengths. I am still looking for my favorite photography genre and I may be getting close! I know that I need to work on […]

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Learning Macro Photography

I purchased extension tubes to see if I like macro photography. I have learned that it will take a lot of patience to capture the images. Below are my first attempts, at least the ones that were in focus. 🙂

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Mamiya Sekor Camera

My father was given this camera for his birthday this year. The camera is a Mamiya 16 Automatic camera. When I saw it, I knew I had to take pictures of it. Who knew there was a Camerapedia? Captures: 11/27/2015