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The Business of Making Music
October 23, 2016 - © 2016, TerryMercer.com I'm convinced, after 5 years of being involved with hundreds of bands, over a couple thousand m...Read the Full Post »
Don't be an idiot and 'delete' images from your camera DURING THE SHOOT!
October 23, 2016 - © Terry Mercer Today, I saw someone calling themselves a 'professional' photographer claim that people should try to...Read the Full Post »
Traveling... Minimum CAMERA EQUIPMENT NEEDED
May 03, 2016 - Over the years, I've been asked what the MINIMUM CAMERA EQUIPMENT was needed for a trip. The answer really depends on th...Read the Full Post »
Photography Math… there is more real time involved than most people think.
April 25, 2016 - © 2016, TerryMercer.com Let's do some math, something most people (on either side of the camera) don’t consider, know,...Read the Full Post »
Osprey - IN FLIGHT...
April 20, 2016 - Capturing Birds in flight... depends on your goal - wings stopped or blurred... and ability to accurately track and pred...Read the Full Post »
I want the new camera body... REALLY?
February 24, 2016 - © 2013, updated 2016 Terry Mercer Photography Seriously, having been behind cameras for over 40 years, and in the photo...Read the Full Post »
October 25, 2015 - Nope, it’s NOT a ‘dirty word’ and is something everyone behind a camera should learn. They are one of the most commonly...Read the Full Post »
February 27, 2015 - ©2016, Terry Mercer.com So, YOU Want to be a Professional Photographer? Every once in a while, someone approaches me s...Read the Full Post »
IT IS ALL ABOUT THE EYES... EXPECT IT, and DEMAND IT~
January 15, 2014 - Regardless of the lighting, props, planning, goals, and emotions... there are essentially only fours 'types' of portrait...Read the Full Post »
Sensor Size - WHY it's important and what it means to your photos
July 14, 2013 - Sensor size - ©2013, Terry Mercer.com Something MOST PEOPLE never think about, or even have awareness of, when makin...Read the Full Post »
Talk about JPG vs RAW... for image capturing
July 14, 2013 - There is a lot of talk about JPG vs RAW... for image capturing, so I thought I'd spend a little time and do a bit of res...Read the Full Post »
There are only three types of shots
July 14, 2013 - ©TerryMercer.com I was thinking, in reality there are only three types of shots: 1) happenstance - you stumbled upon...Read the Full Post »
Exposure Control (Bracketing)
July 09, 2013 - Exposure Control (Bracketing) © Terry Mercer.com So, you have an important shot... big money and/or reputation rests o...Read the Full Post »
Lens Flares - How to deal with...
March 27, 2013 - © Terry Mercer.com What ARE lens flares?? It usually shows up as yellow-orange-blue streaks or geometrically shaped spo...Read the Full Post »
Selecting a Photographer
February 24, 2013 - Selecting a Photographer © Terry Mercer These days virtually anyone can pick up a camera, you probably have more tha...Read the Full Post »
If you have any questions about photography, please feel free to ask. I might not know the answer off the top of my head, but odds are I can either help you find the answer or know someone that knows the answer. After nearly 45 years of playing with hundreds of different cameras, both film and digital, I probably don't know specific 'make and model' info... but I UNDERSTAND PHOTOGRAPHY, and the PRINCIPLES & CONCEPTS of capturing and creating good to great images.
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