Clara Johnson

  • Hi Ben, I definitely feel your frustration here. Sometimes the more I work at something, the worse it seems to get, until I walk away from it and come back with a fresh perspective. Even then, sometimes I just need to start over from scratch, even though that can be a bummer.

    Here are my thoughts. I’m not sure your reasons for using this…[Read more]

  • Thank you, @jamesstaddon. That was helpful. And if you buy refurbished from Amazon then I definitely feel more comfortable about buying from Amazon. 🙂

    Thank you also @dfrazer @rmadaris and @elianafranzenburg. Your thoughts and advice are much appreciated!

  • Thank y’all for your help! Now just a follow-up question in my mind. A few years ago somebody bought a sewing machine for me and they did their research and everything and picked out a Janome machine that looked really good. Then, searching around for the best price, they ended up buying it from Walmart. Let’s just say that this machine was…[Read more]

  • What sites do you recommend for purchasing camera equipment and lenses? I have some photographer friends who just get the best deal they can find, even if that means Costco, some use Amazon, and others only purchase directly from B&H Photo or Adorama. Thoughts?

  • Clara Johnson replied to the topic Weiss Lake in the forum Photo Critique 1 year, 2 months ago

    This photograph is really fascinating to me. When I first looked at it I thought “that would make a really cool book cover,” especially making me think of some jungle missionary biography. Anyway, I think what contributes to that is the mood that is created by the colors and the moisture in the air, creating an intriguing and a rather mystical…[Read more]

  • Hi Hannah, I love the coloring of your pictures with the bright pink, greens and yellow. I would suggest using the rule of thirds when photographing flowers instead of centering the focal bloom. Also be careful of the placement of flowers in the background that might appear to merge in odd ways with the flower in the foreground. You don’t want…[Read more]

  • Clara Johnson started the topic Rose in the forum Photo Critique 1 year, 8 months ago

    I’d appreciate it if you could give me some ideas here on composition and aperture. We have the most beautiful knock-out roses, but I’ve kind of gotten stuck in a rut with photographing them. Thank you!

    Canon T6
    EFS 18-55 mm
    1/80
    ISO 500
    f/10

  • Clara Johnson became a registered member 1 year, 8 months ago

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