How to Get a Better Exposed Photo in Low Light Using HD Video

There are several ways to improve your digital camera’s exposure in low light (without using flash).  You can increase the camera’s sensitivity to light by raising the ISO level.  Or, you can let more light in through the iris by using a wider aperture (set with lower F-stop numbers), or by opening the shutter for […]

Lessons for Beginning Photographers: An Introduction

A friend asked whether I’d like to volunteer to teach a beginners’ photography class at a local detention center for youth who have been convicted of a crime.  I’m now in my second month of that assignment, and am enjoying it, not only because it gives me a chance to help youth at risk, but […]

Why I Also Shoot Film

A neighbor gave me a good old Minolta manual focus camera a while ago (an SRT 101), so I decided to put a couple of rolls through it, and was pleased with the outcome. Then, since I already had a collection of good Nikon lenses, I decided to buy a Nikon F3, which was produced […]