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How To Brainstorm Food Blog Name Ideas You’ll Love | Hatch & Scribe - DIY Blog Setup. When starting a food blog, Step 1 is going to be coming up with name ideas. This can be a tough process, because you want a name that is meaningful, unique, and stands out. Why a Blog Name is Important A great name can get peoples’ imaginations going even before they visit your site. Take this site’s name as an example: which one sounds like a more interesting site to visit “Blog Set-Up” or “Hatch and Scribe”. Your blog name plays an important role.

How Did I Come Up With the Name ‘Hatch and Scribe’? Let’s start by going through the process I used to come up with the name for my site. The topic or mission behind this site is to help people start a blog of their own. Helping people build their siteHelping people construct their site I thought about other things that get built/constructed, like: Clothing: TailorFood: Chef, BrewOrigami: Cut and Fold What are some words that describe the digital world of blogs? DigitalCyberOnline Digital Tailor / Cyber Chef I started asking myself “why?”. Why? Food Blogging For Dummies Cheat Sheet. Make Better Blog Photos Series: Simple Background Hacks. 8.6K Flares Facebook 90 Twitter 11 Pin It Share 8.5K Google+ 3 Email -- Email to a friend Buffer 4 8.6K Flares × Make Better Blog Photos: Tips for Creating Memorable and Pin-Able Photos brought to you by the Rockin’ Art Moms. Today I’m delighted to be part of the Rockin’ Art Moms “make better blog photos series”, a series where us Rockin’ Art Moms break down different aspects of creating better blog photos.

We are covering Composition, Styling, Lighting, Photo Editing, Typography, and Backgrounds (where I come in with some Simple Background Hacks)! I bet you didn’t know that I don’t have crazy expensive photo props. Or that 99% of my photos are done in my 10×10 sunroom, not some fancy photo studio. Or that 100% of the time I’m just a mom, in my sunroom, with two little ones running amuck in and out of my photos, bumping my shots and eating my props, with just my camera, some natural light, and some simple backgrounds. I’ll let you in on my little secret… my Simple Background Hacks. . . See On.

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The Best Photo Editing Apps. Digital-photography-school. Today we continue to look at some tips for beginners wanting to explore the world of Macro Photography. Check out part 1 of this article at Macro Photography for Beginners Part 1. In macro photography you should aim to capture a sharp image of your tiny subject with all — or nearly all — of the subject in sharp focus. Using a macro lens on a DSLR is the optimum way to travel. Image by ecstaticist There is one more thing to be taken into account: you must keep the subject still and the camera must be locked off. For macro shots you need a steady camera and subject, a small lens aperture and a slow shutter speed. Keep Your Distance In macro shooting the optimum camera-to-subject distance is a long one. Using the macro mode on a compact or DSLR and wanting to capture a very, very close detail of your subject, it’s most likely you’ll move the lens to the widest angle/shortest focal length setting.

Canon and others make stabilised macro lenses. The best approach is to keep the camera steady. How to macro photography with Nikon D3300 - how to settings tutorial. How to macro photography with Nikon D3300 – how to settings tutorial. This is a how to instructions guide for taking macro photography and extreme close-ups with Nikon D3300. Hence the title, how to do macro photography with Nikon D3300. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” - Marcel Proust This article will cover: What is macrophotography? Macro photography allows us to see the world from a different perspective. What is macrophotography? Macrophotography is the terminology used by photographers for taking “Close-up” or “magnified” photos of any chosen object or animal.

However, macrophotography is slightly more technical than simply taking close up photos, and if the term “macro” is to be applied to the image being taken, one has to achieve a magnification level greater than 1:1. “All I can do is be me, whoever that is.” - Bob Dylan What equipment do I need to do macrophotography? - Upgrading? - Mark Twain - Read more: Nikon 105mm – Slider. Cheat Sheets for the Photographer - U Create. 50 Incredible Photography Techniques and Tutorials. Over the recent months we’ve been presenting various showcases of photography – while many readers hated the showcases, most readers found them inspirational and perfect for a lousy workday’s morning. However, what we should have done in the inspirational posts is not just provide you with some inspiration for your work, but also present useful photographic techniques which can help you to achieve optimal pictures for your designs.

And as requested by many of you, now it’s time to correct our mistake. In this post we present useful photographic techniques, tutorials and resources for various kinds of photography. You’ll learn how to set up the perfect environment and what techniques, principles and rules of thumbs you should consider when shooting your next perfect photo. This round-up isn’t supposed to be the ultimate one – please feel free to suggest more useful articles in the comments to this post. 1. 2. 50 Beautiful Examples Of Tilt-Shift Photography9 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Learning about Exposure - The Exposure Triangle. A Post By: Darren Rowse Bryan Peterson has written a book titled Understanding Exposure which is a highly recommended read if you’re wanting to venture out of the Auto mode on your digital camera and experiment with it’s manual settings. In it Bryan illustrates the three main elements that need to be considered when playing around with exposure by calling them ‘the exposure triangle’.

Each of the three aspects of the triangle relate to light and how it enters and interacts with the camera. The three elements are: ISO – the measure of a digital camera sensor’s sensitivity to lightAperture – the size of the opening in the lens when a picture is takenShutter Speed – the amount of time that the shutter is open It is at the intersection of these three elements that an image’s exposure is worked out. Most importantly – a change in one of the elements will impact the others. 3 Metaphors for understanding the digital photography exposure triangle: The Window Aperture is the size of the window. 20 Things I Wish I Knew About Photographing in Manual Mode » Photography Awesomesauce. 1. ISO is an important setting you shouldn’t ignore. It works differently than ISO on an old film camera.

It controls how sensitive your camera’s image sensor is to light. When you have a lot of available light use a low ISO and in low light you can use a higher ISO. 2. 3. 4. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means Photography Awesomesauce receives commission if you make a purchase using affiliate links. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. These tips are not by any means rules to follow. A Picture To Show You Clearly The Effects of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO On Images. 13 Creative Exercises for Photographers. Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method to get the photographer to start looking at the world in a new way in order to facilitate, restart, refine, or improve your photography.

There are many ideas on how to get yourself to push through an artistic block or inspire you to further expand your boundaries. Not all of them involve the camera. Several websites and books publish a mix of assignments or exercises for the intrepid photographer. I prefer the exercises that 1) involve using your camera, 2) are less assignment-based, and 3) are fun! These are my versions of various exercises that have been passed down from one creative generation to another. If I have reproduced a favorite, I apologize in advance for the inability to credit the original artist/inventor of the exercise. Exercise 1: Two Dozen Pick a location. Exercise 2: Ten of One Exercise 3: Four Corners Exercise 9: Mixing Bowl.

Photographingfood. Best Nikon Lenses For Food Photography. Let’s pick up where we left after the first installment of food photography, shall we? This blog post will cover Nikon lenses that you can successfully use for the purpose of photographing food. Please keep in mind that the information I present below is a personal opinion based on my experience so far, which I do not think is subject to change anytime soon, as I like my set-up very much. I always reach out for prime lenses while photographing food. Using these fast primes and being able to position myself at close proximity from the food gives me multiple advantages: Helps me visualize the composition I am going for without the equipment (eye composition), which gives me an idea of what I can potentially capture with the camera at a later stage.Forces me to move around by getting closer and further away from what I am photographing and try out different angles.Fast aperture prime lenses allow me to isolate subjects effectively. 1) Nikon 50mm f/1.4G 2) Nikon 50mm f/1.8G.

Understanding ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture - A Beginner's Guide. Updated: Glossary of basic photography terms for beginners - Louisville Photography. This photography glossary is provided for beginning photographers who need a quick definitions reference while reading photography articles by Buddy Ray or other contributing photography writers. Serious amateurs and professional photographers around the Louisville metropolitan area should already know these basic terms and definitions like the back of their hands. Beginners will need to get a good grasp of these terms in order to take their photography interests to the next level.

Action. See Motion. Adjustable Camera. Angle of View. Aperture. Aperture Priority. Autofocus. Available light - See Light. Background. Back Light. Black and White. Bounce Lighting. Bracketing. Burst Mode. Camera. Single-lens Reflex (SLR/DSLR). Camera Angle. Candid Photographs. Close-up. Color Temperature. Warm colors - yellows, oranges, reds and other earthy colors Cool colors - In contrast to warm earthy colors, the cool colors include shades of blue, silver, gray, purple and others. Composition. Contrast. The Beginner's Guide to Photography Terminology. So you want to get into photography? Great! There are a couple of terms that everyone really needs to learn first before they get into this and beforehand. They are the most basic of terminology that is essential to photography. I will be using these terms throughout my pieces and this is a good reference guide for students that are taking a photography class as well.

Know this: these terms are very, very interchangeable in the photography world. Rule of Thirds- This is the basic idea of composition. These lines are available to see on most point-and-shoot cameras. For more interesting images, don’t center your subjects. Shutter Speed- This is how long your camera’s shutter stays open for and it can be read on either the back of your screen or within the viewfinder. For example: 1/15 = a fifteenth of a second 1/1000= a thousandth of a second 1”= 1 second 15” = fifteen seconds Here are the basic rules to follow: The faster the shutter speed the less motion will be captured. In general: Beginner Photography Guide, Film & Digital Photography Made Easy.

Camera Modes | Understanding DSLR Camera Shooting Modes. Auto Mode Automatic Exposure is when the camera chooses the optimum shutter speed, aperture, ISO and flash settings for your shot. All you need to do is point and shoot. This can be good if you have no idea of what settings to choose and also when you need to shoot quickly. The shot here is perfectly exposed as the day is well lit, though auto-exposure may struggle in situations where the light is uneven, and it tends to trigger the flash even when it’s not necessary. Portrait Mode Portrait mode will “think” that there is a subject in the foreground of the frame and choose a shallow depth of field in order to keep the human subject in focus but the background blurred. Macro Mode Macro mode is very useful to take a photograph of an image smaller than your hand.

Landscape Mode Landscape mode usually uses a small aperture (high f/number) to create a well focused image from the foreground into the distance (on old style cameras, the setting was ‘infinity’ represented by a sideways figure 8). Food Photography: How to Take Mouth Watering Shots of Food. Interested in learning about Food Photography?

Read on for some introductory tips. Visit any bookshop and head for the cook book section and you’ll be overwhelmed by the array of books filled with scrumptious recipes accompanied by wonderful photography of the meals being written about. Colorful stacks of vegetables drizzled with rich sauces on a clean white plate with glistening table settings – you know the shots. Sometimes the photography is almost the true focus of the book with the recipes taking a secondary role. But how do you photograph food and get such great results? 1. Treat the food you’re photographing as you would any other still life subject and ensure that it is well lit. 2.

Pay attention not only to the arrangement of the food itself but to the context that you put it in including the plate or bowl and any table settings around it. 3. 4. The way food is set out on the plate is as important as the way you photograph it. 5. 6. 7. 8. By Satya Murthy. Food Photography: How to Take Mouth Watering Shots of Food.