NJ Photographers - Re-think the Exposure Triangle with this Cheat Sheet

One of the first things you start learning when it comes to beginner photographers is the exposure triangle. The exposure triangle is the relationship between:

  • Shutter Speed / TV = Time Value which is the movement in the image.

  • Aperture / AV = The depth of field or DOF of the image

  • ISO = The sensitivity of the camera to the given scenes light sources.

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Camera Mount Screws for Tripod Photography - Freaking Idiot Friday Failures

I remember when I first started Photography and getting beyond just the camera and the lens. Things like learning about image stablization having to be turned off when using a tripod or using Mirror Lockup for long exposures. Well as I grew, I started looking into things like off camera flash or OCF if you will, mounting the camera in crazy places, mounting your lighting etc.

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Photography 101 : No One Wants To Be Your First Client


Professional Photography

Rule #1

"No one wants to be your FIRST client"

This is something I always think about  when talking to clients. I always try to give them comfort by finding out as much information as I can so and find  ways of letting them know "I've got you". Maybe its that Ive been to their venue before, or did a couple their same age, ...no matter how limited your "experience" is, clients are not gonna risk their event or job on your "potential". .....

Freelance

Volunteer for nonprofits

Be a second shooter on a Wedding

Take classes and workshops that have practice shots with a live model

Whatever you need to do to make sure your client can be confident you can get the job done ....do it. Its not your portfolio that will get the client to book...its YOU

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