Monthly Archives: December 2009

POTD 31/12 2009

Not a very artistic photo, but then I don’t have a screen that’ll do well for editing anyway. Just wanted to show off that my new tripod allows me to take pictures of itself. The carrying bag is behind it, … Continue reading

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White balance example

One of the first things you learn when you start doing digital photography is what white balance is. Tungsten light has a very different color from flourescent light, which is again very different from sunlight, which in itself varies according … Continue reading

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POTD 12/12 2009

“Scarf” Could possibly have used a bit of bounce on the far side.

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Flash and batteries

Last year I got a cheap store-brand flash. It’s been serving me fairly well, but I had two problems with it: First, it could not rotate left-right, only up-down, second, it takes AA batteries rather than a high-quality LiIon battery. … Continue reading

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POTD 2/12 2009

“Three hapless fellers”

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