I’m finished with my mini-tantrum about how hard it is to learn photography. So I started practicing again. Yesterday my husband hesitantly agreed to be my model along with my son, so I could practice.
Here are some of my favorites:
These pictures were too bright. I learned (too late) that to decrease the light I could do a couple things: Raise the Fstop, or decrease the exposure compensation. I had the flash on, which makes it even more light, but I learned in class to always use flash when doing portrait-type photography.
Here is an example of no flash:
And same photo, but with flash on:
I was just using a pop-up flash (the one on my camera) but our instructor told us it’s the worst one to use. It will help, but not enough to be a serious photographer. So I may look into buying some new flashes.