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The photographic triangle

Wood duck at the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine.

Wood duck at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.

Today in Photojournalism class, we’re going to talk about several things, including the “photographic triangle,” composition and captions.
We’ll watch an Adorama TV video on exposure. We’ll discuss Brian Peterson’s book, “Understanding Exposure. And we’ll talk about depth of field and the concept of creatively correct exposure.

Photographer: Light isn’t everything, but…

Photographer Bryan Peterson writes:

Over the years, well-meaning photographers have stressed the importance of light or have even been so bold as to say that “light is everything.” This kind of teaching…has led many aspiring students astray over the years. Continue reading