Essential Photography Terms That All Beginners Should Learn
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Essential Photography Terms That All Beginners Should Learn

Sometimes when you’re learning something new, the verbiage alone can be daunting – almost as if you’re learning a new language! Photography is the same way… in order to deepen your understanding of photography you must learn the language terms. This will make it easier when reading articles or even having a better idea of…

Your First Step to Using Manual on Your Camera
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Your First Step to Using Manual on Your Camera

Getting the perfect exposure is a balancing act, and there are many ways to get there. The amount of light hitting your camera sensor is controlled with three settings: shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Each of these can independently change the brightness of your image, but they have secondary effects. By understanding the relationship between the three, you can…

Digital Camera Mistakes that Lead to Disappointing Pictures
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Digital Camera Mistakes that Lead to Disappointing Pictures

You may have the best digital camera money can buy, but simple mistakes can often lead to disappointing results. Many people upgrading to a digital SLR camera (DSLR) for the first time find that their results don’t live up to expectations, and this is commonly due to basic errors. Having the best digital camera doesn’t mean…

Easter Sunrises on Topsail Island
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Easter Sunrises on Topsail Island

Photographing any sunrise is an incredible opportunity; but to witness such beautiful coastal scenery, especially during an Easter Sunrise Service, is downright magical. We are blessed, here on the coast of North Carolina, to be able to attend Easter services right on the beach! Below you’ll find the camera & lens I used, along with…