Monthly Archives: November 2012

What Do I Photograph When I Don’t Know What To Photograph?

What do I photograph?

Now that I have my new camera, what do I photograph? I mean, after I have photographed everything around me?

Have you ever come to a place that you just look around for something to shoot but can’t think of anything? It’s kind of like “writer’s block.” In fact, it happens to me quite often. The way I get past this problem is by visiting a few different web sites that have photographer’s challenges. Continue reading What Do I Photograph When I Don’t Know What To Photograph?

Photography Tip – Using The Self-Timer

Self-timers.. most cameras have them.

What is the Self-Timer good for?

Excellent question.

Tack-sharp photos using the self-timer
Get really sharp pictures using your camera’s self-timer.

We are all familiar with this scenario: group shot and we all want to be in it. Put the camera on a ledge or table. Press the shutter button and run around to get into the shot. Self-timer gives us 10 seconds to get into position, and… Bam! We got the shot!

Well, contrary to the popular belief that the self-timer is only good for taking a group shot like this or a self portrait, this handy little feature is good for much more. Continue reading Photography Tip – Using The Self-Timer