Take nothing but pictures
Leave nothing but footprints

01. A way of seeing

Exercise 5: Panning with different shutter speeds

Objective: To photograph moving objects at different shutter speeds while panning – following the motion with the subject in the centre of the frame The shots for this exercise were taken in the ... Continue Reading

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on July 17, 2010

Exercise 4: Shutter speeds

Objective: To photograph moving objects at different shutter speeds to establish the slowest shutter speed that can be used to create a sharp image of the subject For this exercise I decided to photog ... Continue Reading

Posted in 01. A way of seeing, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography
on July 16, 2010

Exercise 3: Focus with different apertures

Objective: To compare the difference in depth-of-field between images taken from the same viewpoint (tripod mounted) at different apertures. For this exercise I used the same image set-up as for exerc ... Continue Reading

Posted in 01. A way of seeing, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography
on July 10, 2010

Exercise 2: Focus with a set aperture

Objective: To show how changing the focus point with a aperture set at it’s widest affects the picture and make a choice as to which is the preferred image. For this exercise I have chosen two s ... Continue Reading

Posted in 01. A way of seeing, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography
on July 10, 2010

Exercise 1: Focal length & angle of view

Objective: The objective of the project is to understand the relationship between the focal length of the lens and the angle of view. Included in this was to understand the ‘standard’ foca ... Continue Reading

Posted in 01. A way of seeing, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography
on July 10, 2010