Going Beyond Auto Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

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Beyond Auto: ISO

As you may or may not have noticed, your digital camera has a setting that says ISO with a number after it.  You probably never really cared what that meant and how it affected your photography…but today you will find out.  Simply put, ISO is how sensitive your camera’s film or digital sensor is to light.  With that said, let’s dive...

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Beyond Auto: Shutter Speed

The Basics: Shutter Speed To put it simply, Shutter Speed is the length of time the digital sensor, or film, is exposed to light while the shutter is open.  I gave you a brief introduction to Shutter Speed in Shooting Modes when I mentioned Shutter Priority Mode (Tv or S).  You now also have a good understanding of Aperture and...

Kevin Heffner - Going Beyond Auto - Pan-Starrs Comet 0

Let’s Do This!

I love taking pictures, and you must too or you would not be here.  Or, you are my beautiful wife checking to see what her crazy husband is up to now.  Either way, thanks for taking a few minutes out of your wandering around the internet to read some of my thoughts on photography. I will be honest…I’m not a...