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Trick Photography and Special Effects eBook Review

It’s very rare that I read much of any book to be honest as I am more of a hands on type of learner.┬áReading text off of a page only allows me to retain so much information before my mind wanders and I’m re-reading the same sentence 3 times over.

But there is one eBook that I actually enjoyed enough to read all the way through titled: Trick Photography and Special Effects written by Evan Sharboneau who also runs the Photo Extremist blog.

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Why Getting The Right Exposure Matters

When it comes to photography in any genre exposure plays an important role which can take an image from good to great. But what happens when you shoot an image that is underexposed or overexposed?

Underexposed images are when not enough light is allowed or available to pass through to the sensor which in turn creates a darker than normal image. A lot of times you can adjust underexposed pictures by bumping up the ISO, slowing down the shutter speed, or using the widest aperture you have available.

Overexposed images are the exact opposite […]

4 Tricks To Help You Photograph Fireworks

Overall the holidays here in the United States we recently celebrated our Independence day and one of the ways we do so is by launching noisy and brightly colored fireworks into the night sky. Well I took pictures of one of the larger firework shows when I was downtown with some friends. Not thinking much of it I posted those pictures on Facebook and not to long after posting those pictures I had a few people ask me how I managed to get the fireworks to display so clearly and so sharp.

So […]