Category Archives: Justin McKee

Protecting Your Camera from the Elements

Guest post by Justin McKee Whether you have an expensive DSLR or a point-and-shoot camera, taking photos during inclement weather can be a huge risk if your equipment is not weather sealed. Weather sealing is a no-brainer for me. I … Continue reading

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Leaving Space for Possibilities

Guest post by Justin McKee This post is going to touch on two topics already covered in previous writings by yours truly; aperture and composition. However, instead of rehashing how to utilize the different aperture settings and principals of composition, … Continue reading

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Skin Imperfections? Bah. Who Needs ‘Em…

Guest post by Justin McKee We all have those days, months, or even years where our faces break out in a flurry of unpleasant skin flaws. This post is going to cover how a photographer would go about fixing those … Continue reading

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Bring Some Holiday Cheer with Your Photography Gear

Guest post by Justin McKee It’s nearly Christmas and I’m sure you’ve all put up your trees for the season. If not, hurry up because this post is going to put those shining Christmas lights to good use. I love … Continue reading

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It’s All About Composition

Guest post by Justin McKee What does composition mean to a photographer? Well, for starters, a lot. A well-composed photograph is pleasing to the eye; it draws attention from passersby. You’ve probably heard of it before: Rule of thirds. The golden … Continue reading

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Long Exposures: Just Have Fun

Guest post by Justin McKee Continuing on with last month’s theme, let’s explore the possibilities a little more with long exposure photography. Before we delve any deeper into this topic, be sure to grab a flashlight or a really obnoxious … Continue reading

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Being Still To Capture Movement

Guest post by Justin McKee Alright, enough boring stuff. For the past few weeks my guest posts have discussed a lot of technical mumbo jumbo and I think it’s time I changed that. This post is about long exposures. A … Continue reading

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From Oompa Loompas To Frozen Faces

Guest post by Justin McKee White balance. It’s the bane of every point-and-shoot photographer’s existence — well, in some instances. White balance is the reason why some photos turn out way too orange or way too blue. The “balance” part … Continue reading

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Putting It All Together

Guest post by Justin McKee Over the past few posts of mine, we’ve discussed shutter speed, aperture and ISO, as well as how each of these photographic settings individually contribute to a final image. The discussion has even touched on … Continue reading

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A Balancing Act Part 3: ISO

Guest post by Justin McKee Have you ever taken a photo in a place where there is not much light and the photo looks really grainy? By grainy, I mean the photo looks more like a picture of sand than … Continue reading

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