America s top photographer episode 1 & 2.

In the first episode I felt like it disappointed me because of how the photographer judge was . He’s judging so much just because the photographer doesn’t fit his style , every photographer has a different type of style and it’s their own unique way , that’s what makes it different.  It doesn’t have to fit your personal approach of you would  photograph someone . And also I think it was unfair for the first guy because he had short time of amount . And the others got more time to think about how they were going to set it up .
In the second episode seems a little more fair but I really did enjoy watching it because it’s been helping . But I did notice how they picked Roxy picture but what I notice about the picture was that to much brightness and a little of errors , you really couldn’t see the little details and I’m thinking is because she didn’t speed the shutter speed a little to make it look good but it was still amazing work just needed a little of work .

Salvador Dali

I feel like he inspires me because his work is amazing , like there’s some weird imagines but its what it makes it very different from others. I feel like he express him self and the way he is with the imagines he does . He really takes his time with the work he does and its what makes me inspire to do the same .

Salvador Dali

 In Voluptate Mors
The meaning he had with this one was “When you ask a person to jump, his attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping and the mask falls so that the real person appears,” he once explained.

Understanding all the Different Image File Formats

JPEG files are compressed quickly in the camera, and thus result in a loss of detail and quality. They are essentially set up to store as many images on the memory card as possible.

Generally speaking JPEGs should be used:

  • When the photos are for personal use, for social media, albums, and small prints and not intended for large size prints
  • When you don’t intend to enhance or edit the photos much in post-production (e.g., using Photoshop)
  • For sharing images via email (without the intention of large size prints)

    Benefits (pros)

    • Small file sizes means more can be stored on a memory card
    • Quicker file transfer times, due to smaller file size

    Negatives (cons)

    • Loss of quality due to image compression
    • Less opportunity for image manipulation in photo editing software

    Tiffs used industry-standard file format, and is generally what print or publishers ask for.


    • Ability to manipulate photos extensively in photo editing software
    • Option to print at the highest quality and at much larger sizes


    • Much bigger file sizes (more storage needed)
    • Longer transfer and loading times due to file size                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RAW files are generally available on advanced compact cameras and DSLRs and quite simply


      • The best quality image file is captured
      • Extensive options in post-processing and image manipulation


      • Time needed to convert and edit photos (you must edit raw files)
      • Bigger file sizes mean more storage needed and longer post-processing times

      Enter the DNG. This file format, created by Adobe, is an attempt to create a standard raw file format across all manufacturers and cameras. This is offered as a main raw file format, or as an alternative to the manufacturer’s native raw format


      • Ability to use image processing software such as Lightroom and Photoshop
      • Possibly safer option long term, to guard against inability to open or access files in future


      • Extra time needed to convert camera raw files to DNG (if your camera does not have the option to supply files in this format)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BMP was invented by Microsoft, initially for use on the Windows platform but is now recognized by programs on Macs as well.

Framing a subject

1. I think I do have strong composition .

             2. I think I did my editing good because it I feel like my pictures look good .

3. I would probably try to do a different type of setting and maybe more better .

4. I don’t know if they do well I feel like they look good but at the same time not as much . I’m still learning how to edit my pictures so I feel like once I get better .


Camera Modes

Digital Camera Modes allow photographers to control the parameters of an exposure, specifically, shutter , speed , aperture and ISO. Having a good understanding of the digital camera modes is essential to control the exposure in photography. You should know what each camera mode does and when it should be used, under what circumstances.

These are the four type of cameras modes ,

  1. Program (P)In “Program” mode, the camera automatically chooses the Aperture and the Shutter Speed for you, based on the amount of light that passes through the lens. This is the mode you want to use for “point and shoot” moments, when you just need to quickly snap a picture. The camera will try to balance between aperture and shutter speed, increasing and decreasing the two based on the intensity of light. If you point the camera to a bright area, the aperture will automatically increase to a bigger number, while keeping the shutter speed reasonably fast. Pointing the camera to a darker area will decrease the aperture to a lower number, in order to maintain a reasonably fast shutter speed
  2. Shutter Priority (Tv) or (S)In “Shutter Priority” mode, you manually set the camera’s shutter speed and the camera automatically picks the right aperture for you, based on the amount of light that passes through the lens. This mode is intended to be used when motion needs to be frozen or intentionally blurred. If there is too much light, the camera will increase the lens aperture to a higher number, which decreases the amount of light that passes through the lens. If there is not enough light, the camera will decrease the aperture to the lowest number, so that more light passes through the lens.
  3. Aperture Priority (Av) or (A) In “Aperture Priority” mode, you manually set the lens aperture, while the camera automatically picks the right shutter speed to properly expose the image. You have full control over subject isolation and you can play with the depth of field, because you can increase or decrease the lens aperture and let the camera do the math on measuring the right shutter speed.
  4. Manual (M) “Manual” mode stands for a full manual control of Aperture and Shutter Speed. In this mode, you can manually set both the aperture and the shutter speed to any value you want – the camera lets you fully take over the exposure controls. This mode is generally used in situations, where the camera has a hard time figuring out the correct exposure in extreme lighting situations. For example, if you are photographing a scene with a very bright area, the camera might incorrectly guess the exposure and either overexpose or underexpose the rest of the image.

Vanessa Saldana P.1

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