Brandy Frank »

Masthead header

Dreaming of Fall – Boston New England Trip

This week Samantha Eaton, one of my writer friends on Twitter, said it was finally starting to feel like fall in BostonRead more »

Science Fiction vs. Sci-Fi

This semester at college I’m taking a Science Fiction literature class. It’s only offered in the fall and isRead more »

That Time I Reached Mythical Creature Status

When I got really sick, I sort of disappeared from everything. My blog, the internet, photography, friends. I joked thatRead more »

Different Types of Lenses

If you’re just starting out with a DSLR camera, you probably have a standard kit lens which is just fine. ForRead more »

How to Capture Bokeh in Your Photography

Anytime I hear “images of broken light” in the Beatles song Across the Universe, I think of bokeh.  One ofRead more »

The Focal Plane and Getting Things in Focus

This week I’ll be wrapping up my blog series Shooting in Manual. If you’re just joining us be sure to checkRead more »

The Histogram – Your Sometimes Friend

Another fresh photography post! If you’re just joining us – check out my past posts in this series. So farRead more »

Understanding Aperture and Depth of Field

I totally have a crush on aperture. What’s not to love? By choosing certain apertures you can be all kinds ofRead more »

Fixing White Balance – JPG vs RAW

This post was first published in March 2012. Since we learned more about white balance in my Shooting in Manual blogRead more »

How to Use Your Camera’s Light Meter

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that aperture, shutter speed and ISO are super important but they are nothingRead more »

Understanding White Balance

Have you ever taken a picture only to find that it is too yellow or too blue? Maybe the colors just look off and notRead more »

Shooting in Manual Mode – AKA How to Take Great Pictures

This post was first published in January 2012. With the new Shooting in Manual blog series I thought it would be greatRead more »