Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Phoneographic: Take Better Photos and Videos with Your Phone (Kindle Edition) - I want to speak with the folks who want to use the camera on their phone to take pictures that express their feeling and help them share their view of the world. I’d like then to believe they could enjoy the creative process known as photography. I want to guide these casual picture takers toward a quest to improve and expand their skill at photography as an outlet for personal enjoyment and expression.

New Book by my friend Ross Johnston - The Minolta SRT 201 SLR Film Camera: A Review and Walkthrough of This Classic Camera Kindle Edition - Each new Minolta model reflected improvements in camera technology and/or added features that were wanted by professional as well as hobby photographers. The Minolta SRT 201 SLR film camera is the camera model I have owned and used for many years. SRT 201 cameras were first made available in the mid-1970s and availability continued into the very early 1980s.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Smartphone photos - Prickly Pear is New Jersey’s only native cactus! Flat, fleshy, oval, evergreen pads stand erect or lie horizontally on the ground. These guys grow in the sandy ground all around our neighborhood. I should have taken the pictures a couple of months ago when they were blooming bright yellow flowers.

New Jersey Prickly Pear cactus in a patch in the sunlight

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Learning Food Photography

Food Photography - That's something I've been experimenting with and practicing lately. Here's one where I mix a food shot with depth-of-field practice. I recommend any new photographer to go ahead and shoot your meals before you dig in - even at a restaurant! -- Later - Rob