Photo Tips & How To

What is the difference between a circular polarizing filter and a linear polarizing filter?

Which Polarizer do I use? A circular polarizing filter is for use with all cameras with beam splitters in the light paths of their TTL exposure meter and with autofocus lenses. Linear polarization filter is for SLRs and rangefinder cameras without beam splitters in their light paths. Circular polarization has the same pictorial effect as linear polarization, but allows for proper exposure...

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Photo Class: Taking Better Photos, Workshop parts 1 & 2. Nov./Dec. 2011

Workshop Dates: Saturday 11/19/11 and 12/10/11 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Prepare to capture Winter’s magic and holiday photographs! I get a lot of inquiries of how to take better photos with a camera. Workshop 1: Since photography is all about light and exposure, a focus on how to control your camera to capture images the way you see them in your minds’ eye is the goal of Workshop 1....

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Photo Class: Taking Better Photos, Workshop parts 1 & 2. Sep./Oct. 2011

Workshop Dates: Saturday 9/17/11 & 10/15/11 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Prepare to capture beautiful Fall photographs! I get a lot of inquiries of how to take better photos with a camera. Workshop 1: Since photography is all about light and exposure, a focus on how to control your camera to capture images the way you see them in your minds’ eye is the goal of Workshop 1. We will cover...

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How to Photograph Stage Performances

This post has been updated. Please visit the updated post here See our latest “Photography How To Tips” at: VBCommercialPhotography.com You may wish to photograph a performance such as a play or concert that takes place on stage with stage lighting. Stage lighting presents a challenge for the automatic metering system in most cameras. The undesirable results are typically the...

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