Before digital cameras came along, you had to set your "F stop" to the proper setting to have the right exposure for your photos. There was a saying among photojournalists: "F8 and be there."--set your camera to F8, and get to the scene ready to go. Not that much has changed, really.

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Truth be told, I wanted to be a photojournalist when I grew up.


"If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough."

"The pictures are there, and you just take them."

WW II photographer Robert Capa

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Sunset, November 28th

I hope you got a chance to see the sunset Sunday night. It was beautiful! It also had staying power...

From the Martin City area of south Kansas City, MO... the UM Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. Most sunsets don't stay good that long!

Photos with the trusty BlackBerry. Some cropping and color, contrast and exposure enhancement done with Windows Photo Gallery, just to make them even better. I could have published them unchanged and they still would have been pretty good!

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