Color Temperature

Color Temperature

Characteristics of Light   In this article series, we will have a closer look at the characteristics of light. Since photography is a way of painting with light, it is important to understand these attributes to make the most of them. The five main characteristics are:
 Color Temperature Direction Intensity Contrast Hardness/Softness Today we’ll be looking into the color temperature of light. What is the color temperature of light?
 The temperature of light has nothing to do with how warm

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Calendar Photo for the Month: August 2018

Calendar Photo for the Month: August 2018

  The German Appalachen Süd calendar provides us with the calendar photo for the month August 2018. The image shows part of the Cades Cove Loop Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A capture I made during my In Search of Autumn Adventure. An adventure to remember I started planning this adventure soon after my first visit to the USA ended in September 2013. During that trip, we had gone to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which

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Photography Quick Tipps – Exposure Compensation

Photography Quick Tipps – Exposure Compensation

In this Quick Tipp, we look into what you can do with Exposure Compensation, in which modes it makes the most sense, where you find it, and what to look out for. What is Exposure Compensation? With the Exposure Compensation, you can tell your camera to over- or underexpose an image by ±5 stops. This setting is helpful when you are using one of the priority modes and want to photograph a very bright or a very dark scene. Example

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Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Salen

Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Salen

Friday, August 25, 2017 
 I have been here before back in 2010. Not only was it in parts the same route, but the same weather. A light drizzle is accompanying me on my ride from Craignure to Salen, not enough to get really wet, but enough to not take the camera out as often as I might have otherwise. But I learned from the second day of this ride, that it will be too hot if I wear my

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