Photographing Sharper Images

Photographic Notes – What I have learned to photograph sharper images and to calibrate for web or print: I keep my shutter speed at 1/125 or above but rarely release my shutter more than 1/200. My personal preference is to have a dark background and these shutter speeds maintain the integrity of the work IContinue reading “Photographing Sharper Images”

Focal Planes & Focal Length

John G Evans c 2019 Through my honest attempt to comprehend the photographic focal planes within the camera lens I consulted a brilliant photography colleague of mine whose name I shall not reveal at this time having no consent to mention her name. However, she brought to light the mystery hidden within the complex worldContinue reading “Focal Planes & Focal Length”

Today I am Reading:

The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow by Chris Knight. By the time I complete the history of portraits, art, the Masters, and light & shadow, I should have a very clear sensibility for creating my own style of portraits. Though, I have colleagues in the field who have taught me much,Continue reading “Today I am Reading:”

Acquiring New Photographic Skills

Today is a day to celebrate the assets of receiving additional skills and gear. I ordered a new backdrop (black), for the moments I wish to convey throughout my grief stricken days. But, it is more than this. To me black is class. I like the way color, lighting, composition, the pose, all come togetherContinue reading “Acquiring New Photographic Skills”