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Setting your ISO sensitivity

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Setting your ISO sensitivity

So we’ve discussed how light enters the camera through the aperture and how we can manage the time this light is allowed to reach the recording surface, the shutter speed, and their various effects. We also know that somewhere in the camera is a light meter (consult your owners manual) that tells you whether or […]

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Putting it all together, correct exposure

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Putting it all together, correct exposure

In the past articles we have learned about the basic controls of the camera including setting the amount of time a recording surface is exposed to light entering in the camera through a hole in the lens of a predetermined size striking a recording surface that has various light sensitivities. Shutter speed, aperture and ISO are […]

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My Brian Williams moments …

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My Brian Williams moments …

So Brian Williams, my favourite American news anchor had his Nightly News chair pulled out from under him for at least six months and likely forever. For years Williams has been telling this amazing story about how in 2003 he was in a U.S. Army helicopter behind enemy lines in Iraq when they were hit […]

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To: Erie Media Subscribers

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To: Erie Media Subscribers

I was made aware that subscribers to the blog have been receiving several posts regarding horoscopes to their emails over the past couple of days. The original feed set up had the horoscope creating separate posts for each sign, which would then be sent out automatically to the subscribers. Also, I was testing several feed […]

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Doorman to kings, queens and spies retires

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Doorman to kings, queens and spies retires

I have shaken the hand that shook the hand of kings and queens, presidents and prime ministers, Hollywood stars and the world’s greatest spies. And last month I shook that cordial, soft hand for the very last time. Jose Antonio Azevedo Afonso is retiring after 63 years as the doorman of the grand Hotel Palacio […]

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Crossing into Canada by rocket

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Crossing into Canada by rocket

An American stuntman is planning to launch himself across the Detroit River from Wyandotte, Michigan near Detroit to LaSalle, Ontario on the Canadian side … while tethered to a rocket. I know what you’re thinking … when it comes to crossing the Canada/US border with the maximum amount of speed – most of us would […]

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