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By Dave Bullock — October 06, 2008

In photography just as in life, it's important to pick up the signal above the noise. To do this in photography you have to find a way to isolate your subject from...


By Dave Bullock — September 25, 2008 — 2 Comments

What your eye sees is not always what your camera captures. Your camera’s dynamic range, the level of tones it can capture, is much narrower than what nature presents...


By Dave Bullock — September 14, 2008

What your eye sees is not always what your camera captures. Your camera's dynamic range, the level of tones it can capture, is much narrower than what nature presents...


By Dave Bullock — September 11, 2008 — 1 Comment

For those new -- or not so new -- to photography, it can be quite frustrating to take a picture and find that what looks like a perfect scene simply doesn't show...


By Dave Bullock — August 31, 2008 — 11 Comments

As a photographer you have certain rights that permit you to take photographs in public places. Frequently, security guards and other people will tell you that you...


By Dave Bullock — August 24, 2008 — 7 Comments

Every day of year the streets of Downtown Los Angeles are packed with people of all types, shapes and sizes. Each one of them has their own unique beauty. Most...


By Dave Bullock — August 17, 2008 — 2 Comments

Good composition is one of the key elements to making a good photograph. Great photos aren't just about what's in view, but also how the shot is arranged. One...


By Dave Bullock — August 03, 2008

Downtown Los Angeles has no shortage of trash. We commonly see it piled high on street corners and in front of businesses as the day ends. These piles exist for...


By Dave Bullock — July 27, 2008 — 4 Comments

Downtown Los Angeles is always ready for its close-up. If you count the movies filmed (on a per-frame basis) Downtown is probably the most frequently photographed...