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PCP Seniors Beach Session

PCP Seniors Beach Session

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The 2018 PCP Senior Team is such a special group. They are my largest group of seniors yet, and I am excited for you to learn more about them. They represent high schools from San Antonio and the surrounding area and are such a FUN group to work with! Recently, we headed to the beach for a destination team shoot. our PCP Seniors Beach Session was our first destination shoot with hopefully more to come in the future!

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I absolutely love these seniors! Some of them I’ve the pleasure of knowing for many years – one since elementary school! Part of why this year is so special is because one of them is mine. Hudson is part of my senior team this year, and that is just a little surreal! It is such a pleasure to work with this incredible group of young people. They are athletes, scholars, cheerleaders, and all love their schools.

PCP Seniors Beach Session

We were excited to collaborate with Cinnamon Shore on Mustang Island. Cinnamon Shore is a gorgeous beach side community. I always feel relaxed the moment I arrive! Beautiful homes, gorgeous pools and lagoons, tons of events, and beautiful sunsets make Cinnamon Shore a perfect getaway!

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The PCP Beach Session was the first time that the team was all together. Although several of them already knew each other, some did not, yet they clicked really well and had a great time together. To meet the 2018 PCP Senior Team, click here. As members of the 2018 PCP Senior Team, they represent Pagette Callender Photography, get session discounts, referral bonuses, and participation in at least one group shoot in addition to their individual session.

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The goal for session styling was based around blues and greens and summery styles of sundresses, shorts, cute tops, and jumpers. The team’s outfits were perfect and colorful. Beach means sandy toes, so we didn’t bother with shoes!

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Now Booking Fall Senior Sessions

What do you envision for your senior session experience? I will help you fulfill your vision with a session, location, and styling that reflects your style and personality. I have a few fall dates remaining on my calendar and I’d love for your session to be one of them! Contact me for more information.

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The Who I Am Project

Growing up is hard to do…..

I’m sure you remember the tween and early teen years.
For me, this was a time of braces, permed hair, shoulder pads (ugh), glasses that allowed me to see the chalkboard, and the oh-so-fabulous official middle school pictures. I felt like the opposite of beautiful. I was lacking in self-confidence and in belief of who I could become. Looking back at those images of me now, I see so much there – so much beauty, so much ability. I wish I could go back and give Tween Me a hug and show her how great she really was, let her know that everything was going to be okay, and to not worry so much.

As a mom and San Antonio family photographer, I see that this age range often gets overlooked – that Tween age that starts around 9 until hitting the official 1-3…and teenager-hood. This time of life is also a huge transition, as I’m sure we can all remember. It can be confusing, and self-confidence and self-image can get shaky.

The Who I Am Project and Tween sessions

I am starting The Who I Am Project in tandem with Tween sessions to fill in the forgotten photo years while enriching the lives of girls up to 13 years old. I’m making it my personal mission to capture those lost preteen and early teen years. The main goal is to make pre-teens look and feel beautiful and be confident in who they are.

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Who I’m looking for

As I begin these sessions, I am looking for 5-10 female models for the photography project, ages 10-13. I will ask the model, their parents, grandparents, and maybe their coach a few questions, then combine the text and photographs to create one compelling piece of art.
If someone surprised you with 10 or more positive quotes about you, how would you feel? Amazing, I’m sure, and that is what I am doing. Well, not for you but for your awesome 10-13 year old.

Why The Who I Am Project?

I want to capture the personality of these tweens and new teens and record the last stage of their childhood before they become young ladies. I want them to realize their true beauty so that they are confident in themselves approaching and during middle school. Imagine the impact a single beautiful image can do for your child’s self-image.

How to participate or nominate a friend

Please respond by filling out the contact form HERE by Friday, August 11th if you are interested in having your child participate in this project or if you would like to nominate a friend or family member of yours that you think would be perfect for this. During this kick-off period, please nominate people you think would enjoy the boutique experience I provide. During this model-search kick-off, the session itself is complimentary and includes $50 in product credit (a total $250 value). No minimum purchase is required. My goal is to create a gorgeous group of photos you’ll love and that truly show your child’s spirit and soul! Many people like to use these photos as birthday, Mothers Day, Valentine’s Day and “just because” gifts for their daughter. My Tween/Early Teen portrait collections start at $399.

Maile’s Senior Session

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Maile’s Senior Session was so fun and unique! Maile called me to discuss her session and told me it was a surprise for her mom. That was a first. It was exciting to plan and work with Maile because she had such great ideas and knew exactly what she wanted. Maile is an amazing young woman. She worked two jobs during her senior year and is very motivated to succeed as she begins her college life this fall.

Maile’s Senior Session

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Maile wanted to express her inner horse-loving-country-girl. She is all about boots, the country, and animals of all sorts, but especially horses. She chose to have her session at Tejas Rodeo Company. This was my first time to use Tejas Rodeo and it was so much fun! I loved the wide open spaces, the rodeo arena and of course, the horses!

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On the day of our session, Maile had her hair and makeup done to perfection by Jax Studio, then she and her grandfather met me for the shoot. Her grandfather was such a great sport out in the heat and was so sweet to support Maile and help her with the surprise for her mom.

Maile invited her mom to her Reveal Night (and her grandfather, too). Mom got teary as she watched the slideshow video of Maile’s session. She was so surprised and loved every picture!

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Maile’s Next Chapter

Maile just graduated from MacArthur HS and will be attending Texas State in the fall. Congratulations, Maile, on your graduation! I am so excited to see the fabulous things you do in your future.

Are you a Class of 2018 Senior??

My love is serving high school and college seniors and their families! If you are looking for a senior photographer that can provide you with a premium and personalized experience from consultation to product delivery, I would love to visit with you and answer your questions. Contact me here. To receive your complimentary Senior Welcome Guide, click here.

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What’s in My Camera Bag

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What’s in my camera bag? I get asked about my lenses all the time. What are my favorites and what’s the best lens for ….. Compared to some photographers, my collection is small. I have 5 lenses in total. One is a kit lens that I never use anymore (except to take this picture), Canon EFS 18-55mm f/3.5. I won’t talk about that one, but my others are all useful and my go-to for different shooting situations. I certainly have a wish list of lenses and other equipment, but the lenses I have get the job done!

What’s in my camera bag?

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L:  This is my everyday go-to lens. This is what is on my camera for most of my personal shooting – vacations, school events, and other everyday needs. I also use it for shooting events. The L series lenses are pricey, but are definitely worth saving for. This lens is fast, sharp, well built, and versatile. It is a little heavy, but you get used to it. It has been one of the best lens purchases I’ve made!

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Honey and Gramps with the grand boys – Christmas 2016 – 24-70mm f/2.8

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8: I love this lens! It is my favorite of my 2 portrait lenses. I love the bokeh (blurry background) it creates. It’s small and lightweight, and as far as lenses go, very reasonably priced! I love the focus speed and sharpness I get from this lens. It isn’t part of the Canon L series, but my research convinced me to go with the 85 f/1.8 over the much more expensive f/1.2.

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Senior Session – 85mm f/1.8

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4: I love this lens too! It’s great in lower light situations because of the 1.4 focal length. It’s a great portrait lens, is lightweight and inexpensive. This and the 85mm are the two lenses I use exclusively for portraits.

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Teen Session 50mm f/1.4

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L: My go to for my boys’ sports! Both my boys play football, and one swims while the other plays basketball and tennis. Therefore, I shoot a lot of sports! I rented this lens many times before I could save up to buy it. I love that this lens is fast, sharp, and perfect for action shooting. The only learning curves (not even negatives) were that I had to learn to keep the camera very still on long focal lengths (200mm) because of camera shake. This occurs because of the weight and size of the lens. A great way to avoid this is by using a monopod or bracing you camera against something steady.

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Carson #32 – ball carrier – 70-200mm f/2.8

A few tips..

Invest in good “glass”. Many years ago a photography instructor gave me the best piece of advice about camera equipment. Invest in your glass (lenses). If you have a DSLR, but it is an entry level body with a cropped sensor (such as a Canon Rebels or Nikon DX Series), buy lenses for full frame cameras, if you have the option. Most cropped sensor bodies are compatible with full frame lenses. The cropped sensor will change the focal length some, but they will be a better long term purchase. By investing in better lenses you have the opportunity to learn more about technique and shooting. Having the latest and greatest camera body is a great goal, but not the most important purchase, in my humble opinion!

What is the best lens for you? That’s a personal question. Are you looking for a versatile, daily use lens? Are you looking for a longer focal length to use from the stands at sporting events? Or, are you wanting to try a prime lens? When lens shopping, this is the first thing you need to determine.

Do your research. Once you know of a specific type of lens you’re searching for, look at reviews for not only your camera’s brand of lenses, but competitor brands, as well. Sigma and Tamron make some fabulous lenses that are often as good as Canon and Nikkor, but at a lower price. One of my favorite lenses that I used to own was made by Tamron. Go to a camera store and play with lenses, ask questions, compare, and rent one to test out for a weekend.

Look for deals. There are great and reputable sites to purchase used equipment. Both of my L series lenses I purchased used, and they are fabulous. It’s a great way to get great equipment at a considerable savings. Lens rental companies, Canon and Nikon, and online camera equipment stores all sell refurbished equipment.

Ready to learn more??

What are your questions about camera lenses? Comment below or contact me with your questions! Want to learn more? I will be hosting a Basic Photography Class this summer, so be sure to sign up for PCP emails for priority notifications and receive our complimentary Family Photography Welcome Guide as our gift.

 

Senior Parent Bucket List

It’s official. Wayne and I are the parents of a high school senior. The mix of emotions is incredible. I am excited, terrified, and overwhelmed – all at the same time! There are tests, college visits and applications, and lots of lasts {and firsts!}. And for me, I know there will lots of tears. I’ve already warned Wayne and Hudson. This unique time has made me start thinking about how we can make this very busy and exciting year even more special. Hence the Senior Parent Bucket List was created.

The Senior Parent Bucket List

  1. Take a special family trip. – Whether this is a weekend getaway to a favorite place or a European vacation, make sure it’s a place that you and your senior (and other kids) can do activities that you can all enjoy as a family. Making memories is the goal!
  2. Make a photo book. – Take lots of pictures – with your phone or big camera. Pull together images from senior year or from all four years. There so many great online services for making albums. Add stories and journal about the images in the book to make it something that your senior will cherish for years to come.
  3. Professional Senior Portraits. – This is an investment that your won’t regret. It reduces your stress about image quality, getting grad cards done, getting portraits made for family, etc. Also, if your senior plans to rush for a Greek sorority or fraternity or join other campus organizations, you can use their senior portraits for their head shots/ portfolio. Done and done. Guess what! I can help you with that!
  4. Go on dates with your senior. – Mom or dad – go out with your senior for some one on one time for dinner or an activity. Engage him or her in conversation, ask questions and listen to what they have to say. Cherish those few moments you can share free from distractions.
    Here come the tears…
  5. Gather Recipes. – Make a notebook of your senior’s favorite recipes as well as some basic recipes and cooking tips. Yes, most of our college freshman will be living the dorm life, but most dorms have kitchens so that kids can share a home cooked meal with friends on occasion.
  6. Professional family portraits. – I hear so often from my senior parents about how it’s been years since their last family portraits. Take the time and have them done. It will be harder once they leave the nest to align the stars in order to work in a family session!
  7. Give them more time with friends. – Chances are, your senior and his or her friends will be scattered late next summer as they all head off to different schools, programs, other opportunities. This is so hard because we want so much to hoard those precious moments with our seniors, but they also need their friends.
  8. Have the the gang over. Often. – Our boys know that we always like having their friends over. I am happy to feed them and give them time to hang out and be together. Feed the friends, feed the team, whatever. Embrace the noise, chaos and mess because it will all be gone too soon!
    Where are my tissues???
  9. Teach life basics. – We started several summers ago with this. My boys do laundry kitchen and bathroom cleaning, cooking, and Hudson started monthly budgeting a couple of years ago. Think about all the things your senior will have to do on their own.  We’re pushing our birdies out of the nest. We want them to be successful, and we want them to come back to visit – not to stay….
  10. Don’t let the college search process make you crazy. – I know, easier said than done. I’ve already had a few moments of wigging out over sticker shock. Make a list and do research with your senior. Give them realistic options for schools and boundaries. “No son, we will not foot the bill for a $40K+/year school without you getting scholarships and making the price more affordable.” Did that sentence sound familiar? It’s heard a lot at our house. Hudson knows he has to do his part in school, and needs to be open to lots of college options. And yes, he will be applying for lots and lots of scholarships and will be working on his test scores. Here are some scholarship sites we have begun to look at: JLV College Counseling, Scholly, and Scholarships.com. I know that great scholarships can be hard to come by, but there’s no chance if you don’t apply! I even found this great checklist from Organized31 – you can download it directly from their site!
  11. Hug them often. – Steal a hug as often as you can! Remind your senior often how crazy your are about him/her.
           Now I’m bawling…..

I can hardly get words out when I’m talking about our year to come. Anyone who knows me will tell you what a sap I am! I am so excited and proud of Hudson, but I am no where near ready to have him leave for college! In the mean time, I will cherish every moment, try to complete my Senior Parent Bucket List, buy lots of Kleenex, and hug my Hudson.

What’s on you Senior Parent Bucket List? Please leave your comment telling me how you plan to enjoy your child’s senior year!

How can I help??

I am currently booking Class of 2017 Senior Sessions for summer and fall! Contact me and Together we can plan an unforgettable session for your senior.

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Hudson, Class of 2018, International School of the Americas

Photography Basics – Understanding Camera Modes

This week’s topic is Photography Basics – Understanding Camera Modes. How many have you tried to use? Anything other than full Auto? I hope so! If not, your challenge after reading this is to GO PLAY WITH YOUR CAMERA! You might not be ready for full Manual Mode – my personal fave – but I want you to explore all those wonderful things your camera can do.

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Nikon Shooting Modes

Understanding Camera Modes

When I say camera modes, I am talking about that nifty dial on the top of your camera. While every camera is different, the settings are similar. Even if you shoot with a point and shoot compact camera, your camera will still offer some of these modes. I won’t cover all, but we will discuss a few of the most used modes, the benefits, and disadvantages of their settings.

Automatic Camera Modes

Auto modes are the modes that do all of the thinking for you. This can be good and bad, as the setting the camera chooses may  or may not be right for the shot. If you are a novice, they are a good place to start, but the more you learn, you’ll better understand the shortfalls of only using automatic modes. Here’s a few of the most popular Auto Modes.

  • Auto: In this mode, the camera does all the thinking. It analyzes the scene and chooses the best settings. Auto mode produces very basic images since it doesn’t allow for any creative adjustments. This may be shown on your dial by a green square or a camera icon
  • Portrait: The camera adjusts the aperture (makes it wider) so that the background is more blurry. The disadvantage is that it is best for images of an individual subject. Often identified on your dial by a profile image.
  • Sports:  Sets a faster shutter speed to freeze action. The flash typically will not fire in this mode. Running man on dial.
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Canon Shooting Modes

Creative Camera Modes

Creative modes give you more flexibility in your photography. If you are at the point that youwant to experiment more with your photography, then try out the creative modes.

  • Program: Camera controls aperture and shutter speed, but allows you to adjust white balance, ISO, and flash use. The disadvantage is that you may end up with blurry images since you cannot adjust the shutter speed. This mode is usually represented by a ‘P’ on your dial. I would suggest you avoid this one…..
  • Shutter Priority: (TV – on Canon) – You set your shutter speed and the camera sets the aperture. This can be useful for shooting moving subjects, but I haven’t found it to be very useful.
  • Aperture Priority: You get to set the aperture and the ISO in Aperture Priority Mode. This is useful when you want to have some control over your depth of field (DOF). If you want a shallow DOF, you choose a large aperture – like f/1.4. Remember that shallow DOF gives you the really blurry background. The camera selects your shutter speed so that your image is properly exposed. **This is my favorite of the semi-manual modes because I think it’s the most useful.
  • Manual Mode: I know this mode seems completely out of reach and intimidating, but it allows you the utmost creativity! You choose all of your settings – ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture and use your camera’s meter in the viewfinder to determine the settings you want. When you have time to play, start trying to use Manual mode. You can’t mess anything up by playing – if it doesn’t work, just delete the image and try again!

Understanding camera modes and when to use them will help you start to improve your photography immediately! Bottom line – play with your camera. Try out the settings, find tutorials online. You won’t hurt your camera. You might have some overexposed or underexposed images, some blurry and out of focus images, but that’s a starting point! Once you understand the basics, you can begin to expand your creativity and be your family’s official photographer!

What’s Next??

What are your questions about camera modes? Comment below or contact me with your frustrations and success stories! Want to learn more? I will be hosting a Basic Photography Class this summer, so be sure to sign up for PCP emails for priority notifications and receive our complimentary Family Photography Welcome Guide as our gift.

Griffin’s Senior Session – Austin Senior Photographer

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As a San Antonio and Austin Senior Photographer, Griffin’s senior session was very special for me. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Griffin’s mom and dad, Valeria and Craig, for well over 25 years. When Valerie called and asked me to be Griffin’s photographer, I was over the moon. One, I was photographing an old friend’s awesome kid, and two, I got to work with a great guy who was totally engaged in his senior session! Today, Griffin just finished his last day as a senior at Anderson High School in Austin. He is a smart, multi-talented, and athletic young man with a bright future. He is a swimmer, plays water polo, and is a vocal performer who has excelled in choir and musical theater. In honor of Griffin’s last day in high school, I’m celebrating him and his fun session!

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Griffin’s Senior Session

Griffin’s session was all about him. His swimming and many accomplishments, his Jeep, and his Austin neighborhood. We started with swimming and water polo shots at his home. Being a swim mom, this was perfect for me. The ideas can be endless! We then Next, we drove down to a park near the Tyler’s home to showcase Griffin with his Jeep and his neighborhood of Northwest Austin. SO. FUN. We just kept shooting until we ran out of light! After the session, I had the roughest time choosing the best images that I knew Griffin and his parents would adore. They were all great!

Griffin’s Next Adventure

Congratulations are in order for Griffin, who will be swimming for and attending Colorado College in the fall. I will be praying for Griffin, Valerie and Craig – that they will enjoy every moment as they start this next adventure.

Now booking Class of 2018 Seniors

I love photographing senior guys. Guys – you need a senior photographer who will help you showcase you and what you love. Contact me today and let’s talk about the possibilities!

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Megan’s Senior Session – San Antonio Senior Photographer

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I love getting to meet fabulous students as a San Antonio Senior Photographer, and Megan’s Senior Session this spring was such a treat! There are so many outstanding teens in our community, and it is truly a pleasure to serve these great students and their families. Megan is an outstanding example of these excellent students.

MacArthur Class of 2017 

I I first met Megan 3 years ago when she and my son swam together at MacArthur. She was a sophomore then, and was already a standout in the pool! Megan is truly a gifted swimmer. Megan is an impressive young woman both in and out of the pool. Her hard work and talent have now paid off with a spot on the Oklahoma Christian University Swim Team next fall!

Megan’s Senior Session

Megan’s senior session was at a beautiful rustic location, Bracken Village, in San Antonio. Megan chose Bracken for its natural and rustic charm and laid back vibe – characteristics that fit Megan’s personality perfectly! She chose easy outfits that enhanced her personality – sundresses, cowboy boots, and a fabulous romper! Her hair and make up were done to perfection by Jax Studio. I had so much fun working with Megan and her sweet mom! Megan truly shined during her session, and all of her final images were perfection.

What’s next for Megan?

Megan will attend Oklahoma Christian University in the fall. I will be cheering for her as she competes in the pool!

Do you need a San Antonio Senior Photographer?

Want to Learn More about the PCP Senior Experience? Contact me HEREI can’t wait to chat with you.

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Shelby’s Senior Session

As a San Antonio Senior Photographer, I love getting to spend time with my clients and their families, and Shelby’s Senior Session was no exception. Her smile is contagious and she has the sweetest personality (and don’t let her quiet demeanor fool you).

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MacArthur Class of 2017

I have had the pleasure of knowing Shelby and her mom since she was in elementary school, and her mom, Trisha, and I have served together on PTA boards over the years. Shelby has a joy and an gift for dance that she displayed as a member of the MacArthur dance teams during her 4 years. Her mad skills and talent have now paid off with a spot on the Texas State Strutters Dance Team next fall!

Shelby’s Senior Session

Shelby’s session was at one of my favorite urban locations, The Pearl, in San Antonio. Shelby chose the Pearl for the mix of urban vibe, architecture, and gorgeous River Walk access that the Pearl provides. Shelby is a beauty inside and out, and that beauty was further enhanced by her flawless hair and make up by Jax Studio. I had such a difficult time narrowing down her images to a manageable number because they were all so incredible!

Shelby’s Next Chapter

Shelby will attend Texas State University in San Marcos in the fall. I am a former Bobcat, myself, so I am so excited for her! (Eat’emUp Cats!) Congratulations, and good luck in the fall, Shelby!

Want to Learn More about the PCP Senior Experience? Contact me HERE! I can’t wait to chat with you!
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Photography Basics – Exposure

Digital photography has made it easier to have a fabulous camera! No matter if you are Camp Canon, Nikon, Sony, or fill in the blank, all the same principles apply. Moms and dads (and grandparents) with cameras, I want to help you feel more confident in photographing your family in your everyday moments, so I am starting a series of posts to help you with the basics of photography. This is the first in the series – Photography Basics – Exposure.

Learning a new skill can be overwhelming – the vocabulary, the equipment, etc. The goal of this series is to break down the basics into small, easy to understand posts to help you learn how to advance your skills. Start playing with your camera, and don’t be afraid to try new settings – maybe even MANUAL MODE. {GASP!!!} I feel that understanding the components of exposure is one of the most important topics to learn first!

Let’s Talk About Exposure.

Exposure is the amount of light that is captured when you take a picture.  If too little light is captured, then the photograph will be “underexposed” (too dark),and if too much light is captured, then the photograph will be “overexposed” (too bright).  The goal is to take a picture that is correctly exposed. To do this, you must choose the proper ISO, SHUTTER SPEED, AND APERTURE.

When you shoot in your camera’s “auto” mode, you have minimal control over your settings and the camera does all the thinking. That’s great for starting out, but trust me, learning to shoot in manual gives you infinitely more control over your exposure. Try it sometime! You won’t hurt anything!

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Great graphic from www.virualphotographystudio.com

ISO

ISO determines how much light your camera’s sensor will capture.  A higher ISO will capture more light and create a brighter image, and a lower ISO will capture less light and create a darker image. I always suggest using the minimum ISO necessary. Using a higher ISO results in more “noise” (artifacts or “grain”) in your image.

The ISO setting on most digital cameras ranges from 100 ISO to 3200 ISO and higher.  On a bright sunny day, you can set your camera’s ISO to around 100 since so much light is available.  Inside, or when it is dark outside, you will need to set your camera’s ISO to around 1600 ISO to capture the little light you have available. You might need to use a flash or adjust your shutter speed and aperture.

SHUTTER SPEED

Shutter speed is the amount of time it takes the shutter inside your lens to open and close.  You know the “clicking” sound you hear when you take a picture? That click you hear is the sound of the shutter opening and closing to capture the light.  When the click is shorter, your shutter speed is faster, and the longer the click, the slower your shutter speed. 

Your shutter speed is important because it determines how much light will fall on your sensor.  If the shutter opens for a long time (slower shutter speed), more light will fall on your sensor.  More light on the sensor means a brighter exposure.  If you choose a faster shutter speed, less light will fall on the sensor and your photos will be darker. Additionally, a slower shutter speed – less than 1/80 – can also cause motin blur with any movement! I usually try to keep my shutter speed at 1/80 or better if I’m not using a tripod.

APERTURE

Aperture is the camera setting that determines how wide the shutter inside your lens will open. Aperture can be a little tricky at first because its value is expressed as a fraction called an “f-stop”. The wider the shutter opens, the lower the “f/stop” number and vice versa. I know – it seems backwards! For example, f/2.8 is a large aperture, because the shutter opens very wide and f/22 is a small aperture because the shutter opening is narrow. See below.  (I’m now noticing that I should have at least dusted off my little table….)

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ISO 250, Aperture f 2.8

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ISO 250, Aperture f 6.3

The aperture controls how much light will fall on the sensor and how much “depth-of-field” the photo will have.  Depth-of-field is how much of the scene will be in focus around your subject. A photo taken at f/2.8 is going to have a very narrow depth-of-field (less in focus) and a photo taken at f/22 is going to have a very wide depth-of-field (more in focus).

What now?

Got it??? Easy peezy or totally confused?? Comment below with your questions or comments about exposure, or contact me here. I’d love to hear from you. I will be hosting a new camera basics class this summer – stay tuned for details!!

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