Tag Archives: Photography

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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A balancing act part 2: Aperture

Guest post by Justin McKee Aperture. It’s a funny word and it’s a photographic feature that photographers worldwide love to utilize to create artistic and aesthetically appealing images. So what is it exactly? A camera’s aperture is entirely inside the … Continue reading

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A balancing act part 1: Shutter speed

Guest post by Justin McKee Fair week in Osceola County, which takes place in late July, is a photo-worthy event. Hundreds of parents go out throughout the week to take photos of their kids showing animals. Most of these parents … Continue reading

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Camera bodies? Lenses?

Guest post by Justin McKee What is this madness?! In this series I’ll touch on manual control, megapixels upon megapixels and lenses that can seemingly see into your soul. Each blog will feature a different aspect of a camera that … Continue reading

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‘Who needs a pricey camera? I’ve got a phone!’

Guest post by Justin McKee Before we dig deeper into basic photography, let’s cover different camera types. This post will cover point-and-shoot cameras and the next one will explain a little more about the ever-pricey DSLR cameras. From then on, … Continue reading

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Appreciating a Winter Wonderland

Winter has definitely arrived in Michigan! In my area we’ve received nearly 10 inches of snow in just a few days and we’re expecting more in the next 24 hours. Whiteout conditions, heavy wind and slippery roads can be some … Continue reading

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So, you want to be a photographer?

Guest post featuring Justin McKee For this new year, I thought it would be great to offer you, my lovely readers, a new guest blogger: Justin McKee! You might recognize his name, as he takes about half of the photos … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree: Holidays around the World

I love Christmas trees! They are probably my favorite item to see around Christmas and I love checking out how others prepare and decorate their own. This weekend my other half and I were able to check out an event … Continue reading

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Photo Post: Hunting Before Opening Day

Since rifle season officially begins on Sunday, I thought it would be timely to do a photo post showing my latest “hunting” adventures. If you aren’t familiar with my concept of hunting, check out this post. The deer have been … Continue reading

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An Explosion of Fall Color

It’s beginning to be the most beautiful time of the year in Michigan, and since the weather was supremely cooperative over the weekend, I decided to travel to a few different local spots with my camera. Colors are not at … Continue reading

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