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I’m Thrilled, PhotoExtract included me in the 10 Top G+ Photos for Sept.5

I'm Thrilled,  PhotoExtract included me in the 10 Top G+ Photos for Sept.5. I didn't even know until yesterday. I have been really busy the past few weeks and really didn't have the time to posts on G+ or even visit.  Anyway, I'm happy that the photo above was included. Thanks to Jarek Klimek, Editor […]

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Freezing Action

inflightwith70-210mmf4-4020 Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 Here’s a photo of a bird in flight, taken with a fast shutter speed, of 1/500, because of the fast shutter speed, I was able to freeze or stop the action.

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Photographing Wildlife In Your Backyard

Birds-08, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Another photo taken from our backyard. Birds are active during spring time. You can find them playing around in the morning between 6 AM to maybe 10:30AM and in the after noon when it starts to cool down around 4:30PM until sunset. Camera : Canon Rebel XS Lens : EF […]

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Exploring the Wolrd of Macro – Parachute Ball

Parachute Ball-4293, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Exploring the World of Macro. Still trying to get a hang of it. I need more practice.

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Choosing the Correct Shutter Speed. Shutter Priority Mode (TV)

lowlight-5718, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Choosing the correct Shutter Speed can be intimidating at first. Here’s what I do, on a bright sunny day, if I need to shoot in SHutter Priority Mode, I set my Shutter Speed to a minimum of 1/400 and set the exposure to -1. I can then go up for […]

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Patience is of the Essence When Using an Old Lens.

Birds at the DC Capitol Pond, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Truly patience is your best friend when dealing with fast moving subjects while using an old lens. Taken with a Canon Rebel XS with the EF 70-210mm F/4. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/320ISO100Focal Length210mmMetering ModePattern

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Shutter Speed is Like the Curtain in Your Window

Motion, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. This photo was featured as one of the 10 Most Interesting Photos of 2009 from the SP@Flickr Group. This is a continuation of my previous post on Shutter Speed. The DSLR can be a confusing and intimidating device for some. Trust me I know, it happen to me and up […]

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