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This Inspires Me

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you may know that I hate posts that purport to inspire people. I don’t think we need people to ram inspiration down our throats. Instead, I prefer to discover things that inspire me, and this photoshoot really inspires me.

How to Capture a Moment

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Everything I needed to know about how to capture a moment, I learned in the Boy Scouts.  It’s all right there in their motto. Be prepared.

When to Choose Black and White for Photos

When to Choose Black and White

How do you know when to choose black and white for photos? There’s a certain amount of personal taste, of course, but some photos lend themselves to monochrome. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: William Beem Photography

Crop Sensors and Focal Length Magnification

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There’s a belief that focal length magnification helps crop sensor cameras get more “reach” than a full frame camera shooting with the same focal length. It’s a bunch of hooey.

Photography Isn’t Magic

Photography Isn't Magic

Photography isn’t magic. Yet, when you don’t understand why or how things work, it’s easy to believe in some silly stuff. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: William Beem Photography

DSLR Lens Compression and Focal Length

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How do you decide which DSLR lens to use when taking travel or landscape photos? Do you go by focal length because you like to shoot wide or get tight on your subject? I wish that I could choose one style or the other, because my back is killing me from carrying around too much […]