DC Media Makers
It’s time to LOVE YOUR PHOTOS!
connected to camera
holistic Health & green smoothies
born in Maine, living in exile
Why a book?
photography just ﬂoats my boat
An exercise in focus, discipline, being bold...
... and a huge lesson in social media outreach!
J. Nicholas Tolson h p://www.jtnt.net
Mary Kate McKenna h p://MKMcKenna.com
Chaminda Wijetilleke h p://www.ﬂickr.com/people/52802883@N00/
Brian Solis h p://BrianSolis.com
Thomas Hawk h p://ThomasHawk.com
Frank Gruber h p://somewhatfrank.com
Holly Vo h p://www.ﬂickr.com/people/hollyvo/
Richie Edquid h p://www.berichandcreamy.com/
Linda Plaisted h p://manymuses.blogspot.com/
Pamelia Viola h p://www.pamelaviola.com/
~ kindness, inspiration & generosity ~
so, what causes unhappiness with your photos?
how well do you know your camera?
have you looked at the manual?
do you know how to use more than the auto-se ings?
can you change to macro focus?
know how to change your ISO?
know where the white balance control is?
Focus on what’s important in a scene.
A li le tip to impress your friends...
The Japanese word Boke derived from the verb "bokase" meaning to smudge or make blurry.
Pronounced BO-KEH in English. The blurry, or out of focus region behind a subject is called the bokeh. A
pleasing bokeh is one which has soft, round edges to the objects. Less enjoyable bokeh is one which has
harsh or sharp edges as this can be more distracting to the viewer. I describe good bokeh as smooth and
~From Charlie Zimmerman’s glossary of photographic terms h p://www.charliezimmerman.com/
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