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Really great explanation! I learn a lot from your vids! TY!
Whatever my regular flash exposure is.. it works. I’ve shot as low as 1/60 and froze the motion with no problem at all.
What about when your subject is moving, like a wedding reception where everyone is dancing. Does your flash need to be at a certain power to stop action? Ive taken photos with flashing hoping to stop movement with no luck. Any help?
Try my facebook page as well. Youtube doesn’t allow to post links and limits on character.
If you want the entire card to be very sharp then you need to do focus stacking. It’s not an easy process for a beginner and an expensive setup as well for anyone just starting out. You can google focus stacking and it would give you an idea. OR you can try using high f/stop value like f/11 and use tripod so there is no camera shake. Just make sure you have good light. Difficult thing to photograph.
: Hi – I am photographing cards and i need to showcase their details. Thanks!
Thanks! What kind of object are we talking? You could set up a tripod and that solves the slow shutter issue. You can try multiple exposures and see which ones you like the best. Also, it depends on what you’re looking for. Sometimes flash can ruin an image if you’re looking for a very warm look with amber tone in the picture.
Thanks for your tips! I take photos of still life so this has help a lot. I got really confused between aperture, shutter speed, ISO… it has started to make more sense. Any tips on shooting still objects in dim light. I usually shoot my stuff at night due to time constraints. Thanks!
The link is in the description. Just click on it. You’re going to need a speedlight if you’re shooting indoors.
pls can u give me a link to your facebook page. i’m a makeup artist & i got the camera to make my work more presentable. but i’m not getting the settings right with makeup (esp on black skin like mine). is there any way u can guide me. i have a gig in 2 days and i’m scared i won’t get the best shots.
My pleasure! Don’t forget to watch the composition video. It’s packed with a lot of info.
That’s great. I actually wanted to be in the Year Book club but my schedule was so tight that I couldn’t’ squeeze another class. I was taking extra classes to make a good impression on the college. But back then I obviously knew nothing about photography. Now it’s a different story.
That’s great. Just make sure you watch all the tutorials. Most people don’t dedicate themselves to even watch 1 video a week to catch up. Well, they’re better off taking pictures in auto mode. Photography is not difficult and if you watch the videos and follow the posts on facebook, you’ll do just fine.
Thank You so much, i just got a D90 & was opportuned to stumble across your channel and i must say that it has helped me a great deal. Im more confident now because im a lot more acquainted with all the important features. Thanks a lot!!
I am always learning a lot! Thank-you so much.
love the vids man just starting as a yearbook photographer at my school and youve helped me to become alot more comfortable with my D90 thanks soo much
thank you for sharing your expertise
really love this series. thanks for taking the time to put these out there. i am learning so much from you!
background light 🙂 nice again THUMB up for ur vid !!!!!!!