Personal photography projects can be incredibly beneficial to your growth as a photographer. Whether it be a 365 or a series of self-portraits, it will stretch you beyond your safety zone. And what could be more fun than seeing what personal projects the CMpros are up to?! In this series, we’ll feature a different CMpro and follow along as they show off some of their images and share about their unique project. Today we are excited to have Megan Dill(…)
Happy New Year friends! Let’s start this year off with a huge congratulations to January’s CMpro of the Month, the incredibly talented Megan Dill! Let’s kick this year off with an interview with Megan!
january cmpro of the month | megan dill
by Elicia Graves
Hi Megan! A big congrats to you on being January’s CMpro of the month. Could you tell us a bit about yourself and your photographic journey?
Hello, and thank you so much! This is such a huge honor for(…)
There’s no doubt that our CMpros are busy. They have families to care for, jobs to maintain, many have businesses to look after, and they all know how to take stunning photographs. Have you ever wondered what a day looks like for one of the CMpros? How do they manage their time? When do they get it all done? Today, CMpro and CMmentor Megan Dill is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
a day in the life(…)
by Megan Dill
Square format photography seems to be all the rage, thanks in part to the popularity of Instagram and toy film cameras such as the Holga and Diana. The 1:1 aspect ratio imparts a profound sense of simplicity and stability into images. The viewer’s eye tends to gravitate towards the center of the frame, and takes in everything holistically instead of traveling from left to right, which is frequently the case with 35mm DSLR photographs with their 3:2 aspect(…)
You love hearing how other photographers got to where they are today and this week we have another inspirational photography journey here for you from one of our CMpros, the incredibly talented Megan Dill!
my photography journey | megan dill
My photography journey began in late 2007 when I first picked up a DSLR. I shot in full auto with my kit lens and a nifty fifty for a little over a year before enrolling in an evening course at a local(…)
The 2013 ClickinWalk is coming up but have you wondered if it’s right for you or not? Most of us are used to shooting portraits and street photography can feel a bit intimidating but today we have CMpros Megan Dill, Justine Knight, and Stacey Vukelj sharing their insights on participating in a photo walk. They all joined in on the New York City ClickinWalk last year (all images in this post were taken during that walk) and are looking forward(…)
Another ‘peek inside’ is up today and this time we are featuring one of CM’s newest mentors, Megan Dill. Megan is an incredible photographer with a knack for stunning low light photography. We are thrilled to have her on the CM team and thrilled to have her here on the CMblog today!
a peek inside | megan dill
1. Canon 5D Mark III: Oh how I love its focus system and low-light capabilities. The perfect camera.
2. Mamiya c330: First medium format film(…)
by Megan Dill
Winter. If you’re like me, you work a long day out of the home, departing as the sun is coming up and returning after sundown. You would think that this would impose extreme limits on your ability to take meaningful daily photographs. I beg to differ—winter is a wonderful time to push yourself creatively by pushing your camera to extremes by cranking up your ISO!
ISO is one third of the exposure triangle, which is also comprised of aperture(…)