Camera Flash

Now that it started getting dark out a little bit earlier, I have had some trouble taking pictures of the things I cook up for this blog. With low natural light, my pictures come out grainy and blurry.  With artificial lamp light, my pictures come out discolored and unappetizing. It’s very frustrating. I knew it was time to start flashing. I took Smitten Kitchen’s recommendation and got the Canon 430 EXII Speedlite. I’m in love!! It adds a healthy dose … Continue reading

I ♥ Taking Pictures At Night

Taking pictures at night or in low-light conditions can be a real challenge, but you can also end up with some of the coolest images! Once the sun sets, get out there and experiment! I have a few tips that can help your pictures be more successful. First, whether you’re using a point and shoot or an SLR camera, forget the flash. Flashes don’t illuminate very far in low light conditions, and they’re too harsh for subjects that are up … Continue reading