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Welcome to the 543rd issue of SnapShot!
Here are a couple of worthy photography goals: Learn how to consistently capture the beauty you see, AND discover how to control your camera with total confidence. Actually, those are some of the top goals for many classes at BetterPhoto's digital photography school. The next session of online courses kicks off October 5th with a full schedule of 4-week classes. ... Too soon? Check out our November schedule of 8-week courses. ... In this issue of SnapShot, be sure to check out Rob Sheppard's article ("The Power of Less in Photography - Minimal Depth of Field") and the Photo Tip on BetterPhoto's Photo of the Day newsletter. ... That's it for now. Have fun with your photography!
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A lot of photographers are afraid of shooting wide-open with their aperture. Yet, there can be great power in images using less depth of field, especially when doing close-ups of nature. See BetterPhoto instructor Rob Sheppard's excellent article!
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1: Making pictures in snow and ice
I'd like to get other photography fans to advise me on the best settings and ways to get good quality in snow. Thanks!
- RICARDO SIMAN
- Carlton Ward
Exposing for the snow is a tad tricky because the camera will try to make your white snow appear as middle-gray :) Metering on the sky is a quick and easy solution but there are more things to consider.
Go to Jim Zuckerman's site and sign up for his newsletter - he has lots of exposure and other topics he talks about that are useful. I will find a past one he sent me regarding snow exposure and send it to you. Don't hesitate to sign up for one of his classes
as he is a fantastic instructor :)
Carlton: I thank you so much for your help, will practice, and I'll sing up for Jim's newsletter. I have taken a course with him and I agree, he is a fantastic instructor.
- RICARDO SIMAN
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