A Little more on Composition


The Ubiquitous – and Much Derided – Rule of Thirds It’s been the favourite ‘rule’ of camera clubs since photographs started to imitate ‘art’. Imagine that your image is divided into nine equal segments by two vertical and two horizontal lines. Try to position the most important elements in your scene along these lines, or

Interactive Camera Exposure Simulator


Are you trying to understand the “exposure triangle”?  Canon has developed an online interactive camera exposure simulator that allows users to move sliders which control aperture, shutter speed, and ISO to create the desired exposure and effect. Any brand of camera follows these principles, as long as there are  manual control features available. There is

What is an F-Stop?


Most of us have heard, and probably used, the term f-number. Most of us have also probably used the term interchangeably with “f- stop” or “aperture”. What are all these things, really? Yes, they have to do with the size of the hole allowing light to pass through the lens, and they affect depth of

Photography in the Snow


It’s that time of year again…. how to – without being in the Alps or the Rockies – capture some interesting pictures in the snow. One of the major challenges when shooting outdoors in the winter is the snow. The snow presents some interesting challenges that make it one of the toughest scenes to shoot.

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The members of the Kingston Photographic Club, of Ontario, meet twice-monthly or more, September to May. The membership broaden their photographic interest from the knowledge of speakers, competition judges, our meetings, other members and this website.

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