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Yellow Springs Farm – Chester County, PA

Sometimes opportunities present at just the right moment. Such was it last week when a somewhat impromptu trip took me back east to my roots to visit an emerging cheese scene in my home state of Pennsylvania. Chester County has been an agricultural region since…

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Shutter Speed | Freeze Frame vs. Flow Frame

This is part 2 of a 5 part series on the Exposure Triangle. Three variables control the amount of light that reaches your camera sensor. Represented in the exposure triangle, these variables work together and affect the quality and composition of your image. Understanding and…

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Exposure Triangle | Cheese Photography 101

The Foundation of Photography When you take your camera off Auto, you are in control of the exposure. As you strive to capture that perfect exposure – the perfect balance of light and dark in your image – you have three tools at your disposal,…

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Unwrapping: Cheese Paper as Background | Cheese Photography 101

When I photograph cheese, I like to approach it as a story. There are interesting elements even before a cheese is unwrapped. In fact, shots of wrapped cheese are often my favorites in the series. You can tell a lot about a cheese by the…

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Cheese Photography 101 | Creativity Booster

If you’ve ever tried to capture kids, pets or sports, you know how challenging it is to get “The Shot” because there is motion and it’s a crapshoot. One of the best things about shooting cheese is that it (generally) doesn’t move. Yes, there are…

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ISO | How Sensitive is Your Sensor?

This is part 2 of a 5 part series on the Exposure Triangle. Three variables control the amount of light that reaches your camera sensor. Represented in the exposure triangle, these variables work together and affect the quality and composition of your image. Understanding and…

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Exposure Triangle

This past month has been all about creating photographs to support “Cheese Photography 101 for Makers, Mongers & Bloggers,” an upcoming online workshop jam-packed with tips, tools and techniques to help you take better photos of cheese. It has been a labor of love, sharing…

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Mini Session FAQ

From time to time, I offer “Mini Sessions” as specials or as a partnership opportunity for special projects, such as Cheese Photography 101.  Here’s some additional information on ordering prints or digital images for my Mini-Session clients. 2014 License Fees For additional web and large…

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The Power of Light – Using Bounce to Improve Cheese Photography

Cheese Photography Tip: Try this super simple bounce hack. Makers and mongers, you likely have everything you need to improve your cheese photography…just look to your shipping materials. Here are three different photos I took of Georgia Gold from Nature’s Harmony Farm when it arrived…

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Cheese Photography 101 Top Tip | Hard versus Soft Light & Diffusing Light

Here’s a short video I made about the different qualities of light and how they impact a photograph. Observing the variations that light at different times of day brings to a photograph – and implementing some simple techniques to refine that light – can vastly…

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