Taking better pictures: composition

So far we have been exploring the technical aspects that make for a good picture. The knowledge and understanding of the concepts behind a good exposure, are the foundation of photography, the tools to translate a concept into a good photograph. What we will be Read More …

Taking better pictures: understanding focal length (part 2)

In the first part of this tutorial, we explored focal length. We learned what it is, how it is related to the angle of view, and how the camera sensor size affects the equivalent focal length of a given lens. Here we will explore when Read More …

Taking better pictures: understanding focal length (part 1)

This new post continues the mini-series where we introduce and explain concepts useful for taking better pictures. After exploring the exposure triangle, and learning about camera settings, it’s time to look at the main piece of any camera: the lens. If you would like, here Read More …

Los Gatos Creek Trail

As the days are getting longer and warmer, walking outside becomes enjoyable again, more so when visiting new places. Few weekends ago, a sunny Sunday, I went for a walk at the Los Gatos Creek Trail. The Los Gatos Creek Trail runs for 11 miles Read More …