Random thoughts on art, technology, stuff, and occasionally Real Estate: March 2007

Photography 101 ~ List of All Tutorials


Explore the World of Photography with these outstanding instructional posts by contributing members of the Active Rain Photography Group.   Links to Photography Group posts also available at http://www.myphotogroup.com


Bryce Mohan

Photography 101: Headshots

Photography 101: Dynamic Range

Photography 101: Lenses

Photography 101: Composition

Photography 101: Boke (Depth of Field)

Photography 101: Black and White Conversion

Photography 101: Safety!

Photography 101: Photo.net

Photography 101: Low Light

So, you want to thump your chest about plagiarism? (copyright)

Photography 101: Chromatic Aberration:


This Week in Pictures ~ Bryce Mohan

This Week in Pictures [03-22-07]:

This week in pictures [03-27-07]:

This Week in Pictures [04-07-07]:

This Week In Pictures [04-20-07]:

This Week in Pictures [05-03-07]:


Cheryl Johnson

Photography 101 - The Basics In A Nutshell 

Photogrpahy 101 - Depth Of Field 

Photography 101: Exposure Trilogy: The Third Fundamental 

Photography 101: First Homework Assignment

Photography 101: I AUTO Get Out More

Photography 101: Attention Kodak V705 Users: You Have Exposure Compensation

Photography 101: No Upload Program? No Problem!

Tripod Mechanics - Lesson One

Getting Acquainted With A New Camera


Aaron Leitz

Everything Looks Better at Night...Embrace the Twilight 

A Digital SLR Discussion

My 31 megapixel camera (more stitching fun!)

Your Camera Already Has a Wide Angle Lens


Craig Schiller

INVEST THE TIME... to tell your story in pictures. 

THINK CRUSTY THOUGHTS... When Taking Listing Photos 


Set Your Sites Low... to Raise Your Standards 

Someone needs to tell the truth... PHOTOS LIE!


Jeff Turner

Your Photos May Need A Change Of Perspective

Flowers and Bugs: Shooting Up Close With The Kodak V705

Probing The Depths Of Field

Wide Enough To Capture A Whole Rainbow

Give The Consumer More Views! 

Why I Like Point & Shoot Cameras: Stumbling On A Good Photo

Small Rooms: Take Off The Door

Don't Leave Dates On Photos

Your Kids Will Think You're Cool... For About 15 Minutes

Sell Your Camera On eBay & Buy This One!


Frank LLosa

Kodak's V570 Photo class with 2 hr Audio. Free

Wide-Angle Point & Shoot 23mm $200

Buyer Agent Photo Albums. Otherwise they forget!


Jeff Dowler

Simple Hints to Improve Your Real Estate Photographs


Sue Argue

Need Perspective on Photographing a View?

Photograph with ZOOM...show it off, sell it faster  


Mike Stankewich

Real Estate Room Photography Made Simple!

Simple Way to Resize Pictures to Post to the MLS or to Send to Clients

Pictures on Localism - Who Owns Them???

Photoshop Elements Tutorial I - Correcting White Balance

Kodak v705 Tutorial I - White Balance

Kodak v705 Tutorial II - Sharpness

Kodak v705 Tutorial III - ISO Speed

Kodak v705 Tutorial IV - Picture Modes

Kodak v705 Tutorial V - Color Modes

Kodak v705 Tutorial VI - Exposure Compensation

Kodak v705 Tutorial VII - Flash Photography

Kodak v705 Tutorial VIII - Picture Size

Simple Way to Resize Pictures to Post to the MLS or to Send to Clients

Best Time of Day to Take Photographs


Lawrence McBride

Is It "Snowing" Outside Your Listings?


Fred Light

How to shoot a real estate video - Part 1

How to shoot a real estate video - Part 2 

How to shoot a real estate video - Part 3


Norm Fisher

Basics of Real Estate Photography 


Ben Gwilliam

Photography Tip's and Tricks


James Frazier

Home staging: Fear and Loathing with the Kodak Camera

Fear and Loathing with the Kodak camera: Part II

Fear and Loathing with the Kodak camera: Part III


Ted Baker

Take just one more step - for better listing photos

For the artists and the fanatics - Beyond the basics - Photo Editing Software

For not quite fanatics - Beyond the basics - Photo Editing Software

Solution to Camera RAW file plugin problem with Nikon D40


And the post that started it all:  The Big Camera That Can't! Please Help! ~George Tallabas

Followed by: The Big Camera That Can!  ~George Tallabas


Cheryl Johnson // Bob Tayor Properties, Inc.


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Comment balloon 64 commentsCheryl Johnson • March 09 2007 07:07AM
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