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My Attempt at Trying Something New

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Friday, May 25, 2012

My Attempt at Trying Something New

It's been a pretty gloomy week overall.  I've been messing around with my DSLR camera, and snapped these pics in manual setting under cloudy skies.  I've never taken a photography class.  But, I've been experimenting and applying everything I've learned from photographer friends as well as various websites.  Please let me know what ya think?  Tips and questions are always welcome!





Have you tried anything new lately?

Weather Anchor Mama
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5 Comments:

At May 25, 2012 at 6:57 PM , Blogger This Cookn' Mom said...

Love the pics. Photo classes are getting expensive so I am constantly experimenting too.

 
At May 26, 2012 at 12:54 AM , Blogger Weather Anchor Mama said...

I don't even want to know how much it costs. Yikes! I was hoping to take a basic class. But, not sure if I can fit time in. Where did you go, if you don't mind me asking?

 
At May 26, 2012 at 12:08 PM , Blogger Amarie said...

What a doll! She looks just like your husband. :D

Manual shooting with children is always a challenge BECAUSE THEY NEVER SIT STILL lol. In my opinion, it's ok to use auto when photographing kids because of that. Sometimes it's better to get that cute smile, than trying to adjust your settings, and miss the moment. Depending on your camera, you may even have a mode just for capturing kids. I think it's easier to practice manual shooting on still objects like flowers, buildings, eyc because they are so cooperative lol. You did a great job!

 
At May 26, 2012 at 10:06 PM , Blogger This Cookn' Mom said...

Now you know I didn't go anywhere! I'm trying to teach myself. I'm not much of a reader or video watcher so I'm stuck just experimenting with settings.

 
At May 27, 2012 at 3:01 PM , Blogger Weather Anchor Mama said...

Thanks Amerie! Yea, she does look like her dad. I have a Canon T2i. Most times I shoot in CA mode which offers more flexibility while allowing for blurred background.

 

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