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Tricks for showcasing your photography at home

Displaying Art or Photography at home can be tricky, especially when it comes to light. Here is some advice on properly lighting your artwork. Reflection and glare are often problems with artwork that has been placed behind glass. Nonreflective glass and proper placement of lighting can help solve these problems. The options for lighting a piece of art depend on how the piece is framed. A piece of art or wall sculpture that does not have a frame can be illuminated with lighting...

Color Spaces, Left Brain Thinking!

As a photographer you are confronted with many settings beyond the exposure triangle basics. One of the many settings is color space. You can typically set this in your camera and then again in post processing. So lets talk about what it is and what your options are.   What is color space? It is simply a range of colors that can be displayed in an image. There is an overall visible spectrum of color that the human eye can see. The...

Golden Ratio, Left Brain Thinking!

One of the most commonly talked about compositional rules is "The rule of thirds". Most cameras are set up with grids in the view finder to help you with this rule. I mean, even your phone probably has this feature. Its a great rule. It can certainly add intrigue to your images. There is a little spin though that can take this concept to another level...

500 Rule, Left Brain Thinking!

We have a problem. The earth is rotating! It's making the stars in our astro images blurry!!! Don't worry, we have a solution. There is a simple rule to follow to avoid these streaky stars. Don't get me wrong, star trails can make some really cool images but what if you want to get that tack sharp shot of the Milky Way? FYI- Right now is prime time for MW images in the northern hemisphere. Here is where the rule comes...

How To Choose The Right Memory Cards

In this video blog post, we will teach you about memory cards, and how to choose the one that’s right for you and your photography or video.   We know that you have many choices when it comes to picking and buying the right memory card for the type of video or photography you are doing. It can certainly be a bit overwhelming if you don't know what all the numbers and symbols mean. Luckily for you, Photonerds University is here to...

How a Photograph is MADE

Every week PhotoNERDs brings you, "Sunday School", this is us taking one image, and teaching you what went into capturing the photo of the week. This is us showing you how a photograph is made. The good, the bad, the challenges, the thought process, what lens we decided on, why we decided on a particular composition, the story, a mood we were feeling, everything and anything. This is your chance to see inside the mind of the artist behind the photo. In...

Where do I begin?

I wanna learn photography but I don't know where to start, it's all so overwhelming. What Camera Should I buy, What Lens should I use, What should my settings be?Does this sound like you? Please help. Relax, take a breathe, you are going to be ok. These are common questions and we want to answer them. Q. What Camera Should I Buy? A. what camera, there is no way to answer that specifically because cameras come in all types, all brands and...