Tips & Tricks

Preparing Your Photos For Competition

APPLYING ENTRY TAGS FOR KY STATE FAIR (Tags are not necessary for LPS): --> Tear off the claim tag of your entry and keep it in a safe place. You will need it to claim your entry when you pick it up after the Fair. --> Fold the bottom of the entry tag up and tuck it...

Floral Photography

Several hints were given at our meeting a few years ago on how to take better floral photographs. Thank you to Lynn Shea who was willing to be a teacher as well as a judge! Always use a tripod. Photographing a flower in direct sunlight overexposes all or part of the...

Finding Your Metadata

Useful for understanding your photos, mistakes, and photography in general.  Note:  This may be required for some of our competitions Using Picasa: Find  the one with the photo in it for which you need the data, open the folder, and click on the photo.  Then right...

How to Avoid Some Basic Mistakes

Know where the manual is for your camera.  Keep it in an accessible place in your house.  TAKE IT WITH YOU ON VACATION AND ON THE PHOTO SHOOT. Look at the situation around you before you begin photographing.  Last year’s conditions will not necessarily be the same as...

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