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The Eloquent Ansel

March 22, 2015

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Capturing Moving Water

September 20, 2014

The Photo Assignment for the October 2014 Light Painters Meeting is “Moving Water.”  This theme/subject gives us a chance to stretch our slow shutter speed muscles.  It also allows us  to practice the fast shutter speed technique to freeze the motion, but most cameras will do that automatically, anyway. It is quite possible to convey […]

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Subtle Cues to Movement in Still Photos–It’s a Feeling You Can See

June 1, 2014

I came across this item from Moose Peterson, one my favorite wildlife photogs, and I just had to share it. Moose talks about how capturing a shorebird at the “decisive moment” will show movement without blur, by capturing the foot of the bird as it takes a step. This will raise your viewer response exponentially–and […]

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April Photowalk Reminder – Orient State Park Photowalk – 9 AM, Sunday, May 4

May 2, 2014

Hello Light Painters! It’s time for a friendly reminder that our April photowalk is scheduled for Sunday, May 4th at Orient State Park, and yes the weather will be fine. At least that’s what my weather hero Bill Evans of Channel 7 is saying. Rain will be later in the day, if it comes. This […]

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Light Painters May Meeting next Thursday

May 2, 2014

My oh my, how time does fly! It’s also time for our May monthly meeting! I’m sure most of you have marked your calendars, but in case time has gotten away from you too, please consider this a friendly reminder that we will be meeting next week, on May 8th starting at 6pm. And, in […]

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Light Painters 2 Second Annual Exhibit at Mattituck-Laurel Library

February 19, 2013

The Light Painters Learning Center will hold its second ensemble exhibit at the Mattituck Laurel Library beginning with an opening reception on Friday, March 1 at 5 pm. The public is cordially invited to attend for this opportunity to meet the photographers and learn more about the Light Painters.

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The Best Photos Are Break the Rules

August 30, 2012

In photography, like so many other technical pursuits, we learn about the rules as we hone our skills. But it is important to remember that the best practitioners of any profession/hobby/trade know when to break the rules to create note-worthy works. Sometimes breaking the rules just gets you into trouble, but just as often, taking […]

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Take Photos at Your Next Concert that are Worth Sharing

July 15, 2012

Summer is concert season in my world, and it got me thinking about all the awful concert photos that I see posted on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and all the other sites I find in my web travels. So, since taking great concert photos really only takes a couple of setting adjustments on your camera, I […]

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Reality Check-Amateur Photographers are a Salesman’s Dream!

July 3, 2012

Take it from me-I learned the hard way on this score-don’t buy gear or gadgets for your camera kit until you KNOW you will use it. My closet and basement are full of backdrops, reflectors, props, stands any other sundry items that I purchased on a whim in case I ever needed them. Guess what…some […]

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