Samuel Curtis Photography

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Seashore at Twilight

Posted on 11 February, 2017 at 19:50 Comments comments (0)

Posted by Samuel Curtis Photography

Not all the best photographs are taken when the sun is up. Next time your at the beach, try getting there early or leave later so you can see everything at twilight, when everything is calm and light is soft. Put your camera in manual, ISO 100 and start at a shutter speed of 1/30 sec. If your image is too bright, think about using a ND filter or increse your apature. I would aslo reccomend using a Tungsten white bal...

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Hot Air Balloon Flights

Posted on 17 March, 2016 at 14:55 Comments comments (0)

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Make your photos go up up and away in popularity with a few helpful tips when shooting balloon flights. Hot air ballons can make beautiful subjects in landscape photos, with their bright colours and relaxing appeal. Although balloons move at a slow pace, you'll want to use a relatively fast shutter speed in order to beat the blur. Also, unless it's a bright day, a medium to high ISO can help to deliver a fast shtter...

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Woodland Abstracts

Posted on 17 March, 2016 at 13:40 Comments comments (0)

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Getting artistic shots in a woodland enviroment. Everyone says that keeping your camera still makes for the best photos, but this is not always the case. By aking conrolled movements of yor camera during a longer exposure can give the effect of a painted or fluid like look. Take control by switching to shutter priority or manual shooting mode and dialing in a slow shutter speed. Anywhere from 10 to 1/15 .sec will wo...

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