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Guest Post: The Butterfly Place in Westford, MA

The following is a guest post by S. MacNeil, cross-posted from her blog Bloviatrix:

In recent months I have renewed an old interest in photography. This happened after having developed my friend Adrian Hlynka’s new photography website, Images By Adrian, a self-hosted WordPress site. You could say that having immersed myself for several months showcasing […]

My Nikon D800 Purchasing Adventure

Maybe you have heard of the new Nikon D800 DSLR. They say it’s just about the most amazing camera ever. More megapixels than anybody else. 36 MP! Equal or better than the $40,000 medium format cameras.

So, in spite of that fact that it, with a lens, is worth more than my car, and is […]

A Little Science Helps You Take Better Photographs Part 2

Choosing the Exposure Time, Sensitivity, and f-stop

Second in a series. The first is A Little Science Helps You Take Better Photographs

Exposure Time

Exposure Time can be adjusted over a huge range. A modern DSLR camera can shoot at 1/8000 of a second, all the way up to 30 seconds (in my camera). […]

A Little Science Helps You Take Better Photographs

This post is first in a series of posts about the science of photography.

For most of my life I have been both a computer engineer and a photographer.

Here are some ways that you can use science to make better photographs. I have friend who is a terrific computer engineer, but is new to […]

How To Take Infrared Pictures

Second in a series about Infrared Photography

The first post is: About Infrared Photography

So now you know what Infrared Photography is, and what it’s good for. How do we do it??

History – Infrared is So Much Easier Now

Before digital cameras we had to use special infrared film. This was nasty stuff. Expensive, […]