Saturday, October 22, 2016

Fall Leaves in Little River Great Smoky Mountain National Park Tennessee

Fall has started in the Smoky Mountains. Looking in the rivers on the forrest floor and on the high ridges are where I find something interesting to capture with my camera. In my Photography class at Pellissippi my lecture covered what I call the "Triangle of Understanding ". This is where you juggle three setting on your camera,  f-stop (aperture lens opening), shutter speed ( fast or slow) and ISO ( light sensitivity). Setting your camera on M ( Manual or Mature) is better than A ( Auto or amateur) will improve your success in you images. I have been doing photography as a professional my hold adult life. If you want  to as good as a professional you need to know how and why the "Triangle of Understanding" works. This understanding is more important than high end camera equipment!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Early Morning in Knoxville

If you want to capture great moments it may be as simple as getting up earlier than most people get up. This was taken just before sunrise. I was blessed with some clouds reflecting the morn light as the sun was jut beginning to come up. The light meter on your camera is not as smart as you are. What I mean if you shoot this on auto exposure you would have missed capturing this beautiful light. The only way to shoot dinamic light is to shoot on manual. Do not be afraid. Be brave and start shooting in MANUAL ! You will love your images more and other people will love your images more and……...

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