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Stokely's Tips for Better Pictures (Nov)

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By Stokley Wilson

This month's tip we talk about using filters. We all use a variety of filters to enhance or change our images in different ways. We'll talk about the common filters and then the "wild" filters.

The most common filters are ones of single color and or purpose.

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Stokely's Tips for Better Pictures (Oct)

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By Stokley Wilson

This month's tip will discuss a very "in depth" subject: Depth of Field. There are many references to determine the exact depth of field. These books are available at many sources. I have been unable to remember these formulas, let alone use them in the field. Therefore, I have found alternative ways to extract maximum depth of field.

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What I Learned While Making My First Picture Frame

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Being on a fixed income and hearing about the prices of picture frames I decided that I would save lots of money "building my own!?"

I'll bet you've never heard that before. The first thing I learned is that starting any new project with a glass of wine isn't necessary, but it helps.

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My Trip to Thailand

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Thailand is known as the “Land of Smiles”, and rightly so. The Thai people strive to have some fun with everything they do. Most of them lead a simple life. They just don’t worry about little things.

For my purposes, I also consider this country to be a “Photographer’s Paradise”.

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Stokely's Tips for Better Pictures (Sept)

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By Stokley Wilson

One of the most talked about subjects in photography is sharpness. Most photographers spend a lot of time concerning themselves with image sharpness. When choosing equipment, this is probably the area of greatest concern. They purchase more expensive lenses. They buy the latest, sharpest film. Then they go out and shoot their cameras handheld.

Photographers will generally find any excuse to leave the tripod at home. It's too heavy, too bulky, or any other reason you can think of.

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Fall Photography in New England

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By April Bielefeldt

Few places in the United States offer more stunning photography possibilities than New England.

For the last 5 years I have been going to Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to capture the brilliant reds, fiery oranges, and glowing yellows that paint the trees from late September thru October.

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Stokely's Tips for Better Pictures (July)

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By Stokley Wilson

Digital Imaging.

Those words can create inspiration or fear. Or even both!

This latest "catch phrase" seems to be all that photographers want to talk about. But is it a replacement for film? Absolutely not. The truth is, digital imaging is an alternative to traditional imaging, not a total replacement for film.

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Tips on Taking Good Photos

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Good information about why one picture is better than another is hard to come by. As you would expect, you have to pay a price for the knowledge by studying, then practicing what you’ve learned by taking pictures. Some instructors advocate starting out with a manual camera in order to learn the basics.

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