Welcome to “Ask Richard,” a new feature from The Ada News and theadanews.com. In this feature, you, our readers, are encouraged to email any photography-related questions to me, and I will do my best to answer them.
To get things started, our first question is “Who is Richard R. Barron”?
I am Richard R. Barron, Chief Photographer for The Ada News and Ada Magazine since October 1988. I also teach photography at the Pontotoc Technology Center and East Central University. Prior to coming to Ada, I was a staff photographer at The Shawnee News-Star.
As the news photography business has changed and adapted to shifting trends and technologies over the years, I have made it my goal to stay at the forefront of my craft, imaging.
I maintain a web site with several types of photography-related pages, and they might be a good place to start if you are interested in improving your photography:
My teaching blog: http://richardbarron.net/cameras/
My photo blog: http://richardbarron.net/photoblog/
My photojournalism blog: http://richardbarron.net/photojournalism/
Our travel blog: http://richardbarron.net/traveller/
So send your photography questions to email@example.com. I look forward to hearing from you!