Awards–These medals were awarded to folks who were prisoners of war at a special ceremony at the Mission Inn. I documented the unveiling of the Prisoner of War Memorial for the Riverside National Cemetery. The event was solemn yet bittersweet for those in attendance.
Eventually everyone gets there. That point where if you see a scene before you, you can confidently expect that you have the picture in hand, when you trip your shutter.
Even better than that, if you can visualize exactly how your â€œcaptured imageâ€ will look. By that I mean, you’ve got control over exactly what is in focus and sharp and what is blurred out.
For the more advanced folks wanting even more â€œcontrol,â€ they add their own lights into the scene to controlÂ the â€œmoodâ€ either through highlight and shadow, or saturation of colors. It just requires lots and lots of practice.
Once there, you might think about some goals for yourself.
Before you set unrealistically high standards and goals for yourself you have to realize: Continue reading Setting realistic photography goals