The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Finding the right angle

Finding the right angle

Yousuf El-Jayyousi April 23, 2017

Choosing the right angle for a photo can make the difference between having an incredibly boring photo and a really interesting photo. In general, taking a photo straight on to the subject will result...

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Yousuf El-Jayyousi April 9, 2017

The ability to shoot manual is one of the most necessary skills of a great photographer. Knowing how to properly light a photo, however, is only part of what it takes to produce amazing photos. In order...

The dreaded gym lights

The dreaded gym lights

Yousuf El-Jayyousi March 12, 2017

If you thought shooting on high school football fields was bad, try a badly lit indoor high school gym. Here, athletes can be found sprinting across the field to shoot a basket, slamming a ball over a...

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Friday Night Lights

Yousuf El-Jayyousi February 26, 2017

Shooting sports games at a high school level can often be difficult due to poor lighting. In general, sporting events such as soccer and football take place at night well after sunset. Unless your high...

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Shooting RAW will improve photo quality

Yousuf El-Jayyousi February 15, 2017

Most photographers agree that shooting RAW is preferable in nearly all situations. The main reason being, in a JPEG file, the photo is processed by the camera and shrunk down. This is why a JPEG file taken...

In this photo you can see that the white is neither blue nor orange, meaning the white balance is correctly set.

Accurate color comes through white balance

Yousuf El-Jayyousi January 29, 2017

White balance is essentially the temperature of the photo. However, this setting occurs in the processing of the photo, not the capturing of the photo. For this reason, if you are shooting in JPEG format,...

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The great balancing act

Yousuf El-Jayyousi January 15, 2017

Controlling every aspect on your camera to take a photo might sound intimidating as you will need to know how to control shutter speed, aperture, white balance, ISO, metering, burst rate and much more....

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Finding a focus

Yousuf El-Jayyousi January 1, 2017

If you have any interest in beginning to learn photography, this blog is for you. We will cover topics such as manual control, reflectors, lenses, sports photography, etc. In order to get started, you...

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