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Kathy Adams Clark
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I am a photographer, naturalist, and teacher.
I am a photographer, naturalist, and teacher.

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Savage LED Light
Savage Luminous Pro LED Video Light is a new favorite.  You can use this continuous light to illuminate a subject while using video.  But you can also use this continuous light with still photos.  Use it to light a dog, cat, or baby that might be startled b...

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Canon M5 Mirrorless -- Low Light
I'm a real fan of the new Canon M5 mirrorless camera.  Read my previous posts here about the camera's feel and controls. Several people have asked how the camera performs under low light.  Low light means we have to move to a higher ISO to get a sufficient ...

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Canon M5 Mirrorless -- Raw Processing
I've processed RAW files from mirrorless cameras over the years and sometimes I've not been impressed.  The RAW files from these mirrorless haven't been as good as the files we get from a traditional digital SLR. I'm really impressed, though, with the RAW f...

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Canon M5 Mirrorless
I got my hands on Canon's new M5 mirrorless camera thanks to Gary Hunt of Hunt's Photo and Video .  Gary Hunt knew I wanted to try a mirrorless camera and he encouraged me to wait for the M5.  The camera hit stores in mid-December and mine arrived a couple ...

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Holiday Photography at Night
The folks in my Photography at Night class ventured into downtown Houston last night.  Our main objective was to photograph the Christmas lights at City Hall but we got crazy working on other things.  (That's usually what happens when a group of photographe...

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Holiday Photography -- Use a Crystal Ball
I've written about bokeh -- or lovely blurred backgrounds -- in previous posts.  Now, let's toss in a crystal ball to create something different. Christmas tree photographed through a crystal ball. I used f/ 22 to get the starburst on the lights and tiny sp...

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Photographing Holiday Ornaments -- Another Idea
Consider using layers of items in your holiday ornament photos.  No, not Photoshop layers.  Arrange different layers of elements to give your photos more depth.                     Ornament ------ 2-3 feet -> Greenery -------2-5 feet---->  Lights Holida...

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Breath New Life Into Ornaments
Breath new life into your holiday ornaments by making them the star of your photographs. Ornaments stacked in a bowl with lights in the background. 24-105mm lens with f /4 to soften the background. Feature an old favorite ornament in the starring role 70-20...

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Bokah During the Holidays -- Part 2
Last post was about the quality of a blurry background in a photo or the bokah. Look at some examples of using a blurry background in combination with holiday lights. Using a shallow depth-of-field -- f/4 -- to make the lights in the background soft. Once a...

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