Title: Never Surrender Author: LTG William G. Boykin (ret.) Subject: Boykin’s life and political career Genre: autobiography Publisher: Hachette Book Group I knew before I read Boykin’s book that it would have references to religion; my father gave the book to me and had already underlined several passages. What I didn’t realize until I began[...]
In photography terms, a “stop” is a unit of exposure value. To change any exposure setting that doubles or halves the light your camera records is considered a “full stop.” The main thing to remember here is the factor of two. Multiply by two or divide by two to know what the next full stop[...]
Compared to the Gainesville Factory Shops (my review from 2008), the San Marcos Premium Outlets were amazing. Every shop space was being used and the food court had a variety of restaurants. We found some good deals on Wrangler shorts, Gap underwear, and a few other items. The high points It wasn’t too crowded, but[...]
Creating images indoors can be tough because of low light levels, often creating camera-shake blur or dim and grainy pictures, but it gets even more difficult if there’s a window in the frame. Consider this example, a snapshot my wife took me of me in her Bronx apartment in 2006:
No. If you have to ask this question, the answer is always “no”. When it’s time to “upgrade” your camera, you’ll know. I almost don’t want to say any more, but I’m a verbose person and there’s no one here to interrupt me, so I’ll continue.
1/25 sec., f/1.8, ISO3200 (Copyright © 2011 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.) (View it larger on Fluidr) In the photography world, you’ll often hear seminar speakers or bloggers insisting: “Your camera type isn’t important. What’s important is your photographic vision.” There are various rephrasings of this oft-repeated remark. I’m here today to[...]