Published on March 1, 2014
From the Mt. Bethel Praise Art Ministry: From the Mt. Bethel Praise Art Ministry Improving Your Photos Workshop And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good. Genesis 1:31 (KJV) Key elements to a “wow” photo: Key elements to a “wow” photo Focus Exposure Composition Focus: Focus Exposure: Exposure Composition: Composition PowerPoint Presentation: Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR): Cellphone: Compact: Types of cameras How a digital camera works: How a digital camera works Lens (focus-fixed/auto, aperture, zoom-optical/digital) Shutter (shutter speed) Sensor (the film-what is a pixel and is more better) Image processor (automated/pre-programmed settings) Memory (image storage) Focus (sharpness): Focus (sharpness) Auto-focus Center Multi-area Face recognition Tracking Depth of field Depth of field: Depth of field Pre-focus: Pre-focus Exposure (brightness): Exposure (brightness) Auto-exposure Shutter speed Aperture ISO White balance (color temperature) Shutter speed: Shutter speed Faster is better—most of the time Aperture (f stop): Aperture ( f stop) Brightness + depth of field Aperture (depth of field): Aperture (depth of field) For when you don’t want everything in focus. ISO: ISO Lower ISO number is better Lighting (color temperature): Lighting (color temperature) Color temperature issues: Color temperature issues Indoor lighting PowerPoint Presentation: Color temperature issues Outdoor--cloudy Color temperature issues: Color temperature issues Sunsets Shutter delay: Shutter delay Pre-programmed scene modes: Pre-programmed scene modes Sport (fast shutter speed) Landscape (color saturation) Night (long exposure) Sunset (white balance) Snow (white balance-aperture) Beach (white balance-aperture) Flower (macro focus-small aperture) Homework: Homework Bring in three photos on a memory card. One that is the photo you envisioned. Two that are not what your eye saw.