Category Archives: General Tips

Be Cool

Remember summer is here so take care of your pets. They are as suseptable to the heat as we are. Water, water and more water. This pup has it figured out. Stay safe and hydrated everyone.

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What do All These Numbers on my Camera MEAN?

Now that we’ve talked about aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, it’s time to think about achieving balance. The Tao of using our cameras, so to speak. To achieve what your camera considers to be correct exposure your aperture and shutter … Continue reading

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Flickr Friday / Dogs and Their Toys

by Flickr Member Eilidh B So what did the photographer do right? The photographer got down on Fido’s level. The subject is to one side which makes it more interesting. The colors just pop, it’s so alive. by Flickr Member … Continue reading

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What is a Shutter Speed?

Your shutter speed controls how fast or how slow the shutter door opens and closes in front of the image sensor in your camera. A faster shutter speeds will freeze action whereas a slower speeds create a blurred effect. When … Continue reading

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What is an f/Stop?

One of the most necessary but oftentimes least understood part of photography is Aperture. The size of the aperture, or f/stop, of a lens determines how much of your photograph is in focus. When you hear someone talk about f/stop, … Continue reading

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What is ISO?

Digital senors and film are rated by the International Standards Organization (ISO) according to their relative sensitivity to light. We used to call this sensitivity “film speed” or “ASA” (American Standards Association), and it is still expressed as a number, … Continue reading

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Learning To Go With The Flow

“Please Don’t Eat The Daisies” © 2007 I think one of the hardest lessons we have to learn when trying to get good photographs of our pets is to just relax and go with the flow. Kris has talked … Continue reading

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