TPB Monthly Round Up #2

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It’s time for TPB (The Photographer Blog) monthly round up, I can’t believe it’s the end of the month already. This month I have enjoyed exploring other photographers sites, here are three of my favorites: Natalie Norton Photos, I first read a guest post that Natalie had done on the Digital Photography School blog. I like her style, she has …

Do You Have a Flickr Account?

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I have to admit I didn’t know anything about Flickr until very recently. The first thing I learned was that it is part of the Yahoo Group, and I learned that when I heard about Microsoft putting a bid in for Yahoo. So why am I interested now? Well it’s not because Microsoft may be taking over. I am going …

Image of the Week #9

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This week in image of the week: I seem to get onto to a topic and then get stuck on it! I have another gate this week, but a very different one from last week. This is an old Church gate, actually one of the gates to get into Birkenhead Priory one of the oldest buildings on the Wirral. I …

What is ISO in Photography?

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ISO in Photography Back in ye old days when I had a film camera (crikey I sound old!), ISO in photography was to do with how sensitive the film was to light. I generally used ISO 100, 200 and 400, for bright conditions, cloudy conditions and all round conditions respectively. But if you wanted to change your ISO when using …

Image of the Week #8

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This week in image of the week: This is one of the first photographs I took on my digital camera, using a mini tripod resting on a low wall and using 2x digital zoom. What attracted me was the old wooden gate that seemed to be disappearing into the green foliage around it. I like gates and windows, anything that …

Image of the Week #7

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This week in image of the week: I thought I would continue on from last weeks image when I visited Portsmouth, to another favourite image of mine. I like taking nautical photographs because there is so much detail, pattern and colour in nautical subjects to make interesting photographs, that you can be spoilt for choice. This is a picture of …

Movie Mode – How Good is it?

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A lot of manufactures make digital cameras with a movie mode or video camera capabilities (although limited), but are they any good? Personally I feel that a camera is best for taking photographs and a video camera is best for shooting movies. Most video cameras have a still frame mode as a digital camera feature as well. Although both of these …