Welcome BlogHers & Photographers!<br />Lotus<br />  Rachel<br />Mishelle<br />Mishelle<br />
Learn how to take better pictures…<br />
…with your DSLR…<br />
…or your Point and Shoot!<br />
We Are Story Tellers<br />
We Are Modern Day Pictographers<br />
Through Blogging and Photography We Tell Our Stories<br />
Composition Is Essential<br />
The Rule of Thirds<br />
The Rule of Thirds<br />
The Rule of Thirds<br />
Look for Lines in Life<br />
 Pay Attention to Lines<br />
They can be obvious…<br />
They can be subtle...<br />
They lead the eye to another point…<br />
Other Rules of Composition:<br /><ul><li>Simplicity
Framing
Symmetry
Rule of Odds</li></ul>……..and<br />
Dutch Angles (aka Tilt)<br />
How to fix bothersome tilt:<br />
Oh No, Photo Faux Pas:<br /><ul><li>Don’t over prop; simplicity is key
Avoid sleeping babies in boxes; it’s morbid
Keep the babies/kids off the tracks; be safe
Watch your backgrounds; avoid showing mess
Don’t over edit; you CAN go to far</li></ul>Instead, learn how to take good pictures…<br />
Improve Your Technique with Skill<br />
ISO is the way the camera reacts to the amount <br />of available light.<br />
Smooth at ISO 100<br />
Grainy at ISO 1600<br />
Shutter Speed is the duration <br />of time at which the shutter <br />opens up and closes during an exposure process.<br />
Capture Action with Fast Shutter Speed <br />
Show Motion Through Blur…<br />
Slow Shutter Speed<br />
Slow Shutter Speed<br />
Aperture is measured in f-stops, and is the size of the opening in the lens when a picture is taken.<br />
Aperture: Shallow Depth of Field<br />
  Aperture: Wide Depth of Field	<br />
Exposure is the process <br />of capturing light with your camera to produce an image on film or a digital sensor.<br />
Achieving Proper Exposure<br />Overexposed  by +1.5<br />Underexposed by +1.5<br />
The focal length of a lens determines its angle of view, <br />and thus also how much the <br />subject will be magnified ...
Different Focal Lengths<br />
Focal Lengths<br />
Love the Light<br />Front Light<br />
Look for the Light<br />Back Light<br />
You Can Find The Light<br />Side Light<br />
 Sometimes You Must Add Light<br />Flash Modified Light<br />
Be Creative:  All the Time!<br /><ul><li>Take Self Portraits
Create Bokeh Magic
Have a Macro Addiction
Look for Reflections; They’re Everywhere
Have fun with Shadows
Flare it Up
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ROOM OF YOUR OWN @ BLOGHER'10

  1. 1. Welcome BlogHers & Photographers!<br />Lotus<br /> Rachel<br />Mishelle<br />Mishelle<br />
  2. 2. Learn how to take better pictures…<br />
  3. 3. …with your DSLR…<br />
  4. 4. …or your Point and Shoot!<br />
  5. 5. We Are Story Tellers<br />
  6. 6. We Are Modern Day Pictographers<br />
  7. 7. Through Blogging and Photography We Tell Our Stories<br />
  8. 8. Composition Is Essential<br />
  9. 9. The Rule of Thirds<br />
  10. 10. The Rule of Thirds<br />
  11. 11. The Rule of Thirds<br />
  12. 12. Look for Lines in Life<br />
  13. 13. Pay Attention to Lines<br />
  14. 14. They can be obvious…<br />
  15. 15. They can be subtle...<br />
  16. 16. They lead the eye to another point…<br />
  17. 17. Other Rules of Composition:<br /><ul><li>Simplicity
  18. 18. Framing
  19. 19. Symmetry
  20. 20. Rule of Odds</li></ul>……..and<br />
  21. 21. Dutch Angles (aka Tilt)<br />
  22. 22. How to fix bothersome tilt:<br />
  23. 23. Oh No, Photo Faux Pas:<br /><ul><li>Don’t over prop; simplicity is key
  24. 24. Avoid sleeping babies in boxes; it’s morbid
  25. 25. Keep the babies/kids off the tracks; be safe
  26. 26. Watch your backgrounds; avoid showing mess
  27. 27. Don’t over edit; you CAN go to far</li></ul>Instead, learn how to take good pictures…<br />
  28. 28. Improve Your Technique with Skill<br />
  29. 29. ISO is the way the camera reacts to the amount <br />of available light.<br />
  30. 30. Smooth at ISO 100<br />
  31. 31. Grainy at ISO 1600<br />
  32. 32. Shutter Speed is the duration <br />of time at which the shutter <br />opens up and closes during an exposure process.<br />
  33. 33. Capture Action with Fast Shutter Speed <br />
  34. 34. Show Motion Through Blur…<br />
  35. 35. Slow Shutter Speed<br />
  36. 36. Slow Shutter Speed<br />
  37. 37. Aperture is measured in f-stops, and is the size of the opening in the lens when a picture is taken.<br />
  38. 38. Aperture: Shallow Depth of Field<br />
  39. 39. Aperture: Wide Depth of Field <br />
  40. 40. Exposure is the process <br />of capturing light with your camera to produce an image on film or a digital sensor.<br />
  41. 41. Achieving Proper Exposure<br />Overexposed by +1.5<br />Underexposed by +1.5<br />
  42. 42. The focal length of a lens determines its angle of view, <br />and thus also how much the <br />subject will be magnified for <br />a given position. <br />
  43. 43. Different Focal Lengths<br />
  44. 44. Focal Lengths<br />
  45. 45. Love the Light<br />Front Light<br />
  46. 46. Look for the Light<br />Back Light<br />
  47. 47. You Can Find The Light<br />Side Light<br />
  48. 48. Sometimes You Must Add Light<br />Flash Modified Light<br />
  49. 49. Be Creative: All the Time!<br /><ul><li>Take Self Portraits
  50. 50. Create Bokeh Magic
  51. 51. Have a Macro Addiction
  52. 52. Look for Reflections; They’re Everywhere
  53. 53. Have fun with Shadows
  54. 54. Flare it Up
  55. 55. Experiment with Angles
  56. 56. Use Lens Attachments or a Lensbaby</li></li></ul><li>Capture Yourself<br />
  57. 57. Do the” Selfy Pee” Dance<br />
  58. 58. Photograph the Photographer<br />
  59. 59. All the Lovely Bokeh<br />
  60. 60. Macro Fun!<br />
  61. 61. Reflections and Shadow Play <br />
  62. 62. Exude Flair with Flare<br />
  63. 63. Take Your Camera Everywhere<br />
  64. 64. Shoot High and Low<br />
  65. 65. Lensbaby and More<br />
  66. 66. The Best Camera? Is the one you have on you!<br />
  67. 67. Now it’s your turn…..<br /> Any Questions?<br />

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