Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs BEACH PHOTO QUICK TIP Summer is all about capturing those special vacation moments, and beach photos top the list of trends on today’s Instagram feeds. Photographing waves requires a faster shutter speed to freeze the action of the water and to also combat against possible overexposure […]

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs Fight Flare with Our Secret Weapon When it comes to summer shooting, one common obstacle that interferes with fantastic photos is the issue of ‘flare.’  Flare can occur when you’re shooting in the direction of the sun or some other strong light source.  Flare often appears […]

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs Photographing Spring Flowers The month of May means sunny days and flowers in full bloom, but did you know that photographing flowers is often better when the sky is partly cloudy or overcast?  Bright and direct sunlight can sometimes overpower the flowers’ colors, creating a washed […]

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs The Whole Kit and Caboodle Your camera’s flash can fix many shortcomings in low light situations, but there are times when this little accessory can do more harm than good.  For example, when photographing indoors, resist using your flash if at all possible.  Using flash in […]

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs The Low Down on Long Exposure Photography In order to create long exposure images, you’ll need just a few specific tools.  All you need is a reliable tripod and a DSLR camera capable of creating long exposure images.  Photographing moving light, such as those adorning a […]

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs

Ask the Camera Photo Finishing Expert – Carrie Pangracs How Histograms Help Snowy Shots A histogram is a graph of the exposure of each image and can help you determine if images are over or underexposed.  The ‘true black’ is illustrated at the far left of the graph and ‘true white’ is found on the […]