This article takes a look at the main exposure modes most cameras include. It’s an introduction and overview. I’ll add other articles going into more detail about each of these exposure modes.
How do you know when you have chosen the best exposure settings for your photo? This is an important question and can confuse beginner photographers. Just as well that it’s not so difficult for me to answer. This article will help you understand how to choose the best exposure.
Many modern digital cameras give you the option of using the viewfinder or the monitor to compose and prepare to take a photo. Which one do you use? In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the differences when using the camera monitor or the viewfinder for composing your photos.
Knowing what to focus on when you are framing up a photo is important. As you learned in the previous article, when you take photos with a camera the whole picture may not be in focus.
Often beginner photographers find it challenging to take sharp photos. This is an important problem to overcome because you cannot fix a photo that’s blurry.
Getting your first camera is exciting. For some people, this excitement builds as they learn the camera controls that make you a better photographer. For others, the excitement can turn to frustration because they think taking great photos is easy when you have a fancy camera.
How big should my jpegs be is a good question to ask when you are first setting up your camera. It’s important because the size of jpeg you choose affects the quality of your photos.In this article, you’ll learn about setting the size and quality of the jpg files your camera saves.
Choosing how your camera saves the photos you take can be a confusing issue for new photographers. The aim of this article is to discuss what image formats are and which ones you will use. It’s important to understand the differences as it can affect the technical quality of your photos.
Does the image you see in your camera’s viewfinder always look blurry? In this article, you will discover the diopter on your camera, what it does, and how to set it. If your camera does not have a viewfinder, and you compose only using your monitor, you can skip reading this article.
Learning to hold your camera well helps you to take better photos. If you’re not holding your camera steady it’s possible that your photos will be blurry. This may seem a bit basic, but it is important because it will help your get sharper photos and be more comfortable.
This is the first in a series of articles teaching the basic essentials of photography. It's designed for beginner photographers, but may be of help to photographers who already have some experience.
Knowing how to take better action photos is challenging for many photographers. Capturing the right moment and getting it sharp is not easy when you are photographing a moving subject.
Overcoming shyness can be as challenging for the photographer as it is for the subject. It’s not uncommon for photographers to be introverted and not like being photographed.
ISO is important to understand in photography but many beginner photographers don’t really get it. Choosing the best ISO setting will help you get better photos. If you have your ISO set incorrectly your photos might not look how you want them to.
Taking more awesome photos with a slow shutter speed can be challenging if you’ve never tried it before. But it’s a lot of fun and can produce fantastic photos. If you want to learn the basics of using slow shutter speed settings, keep reading. In this article I will cover:
Camera gear is the main focus for many photographers. Especially guys. How much camera gear you need can be answered by how much you actually use.
Photographers often struggle to think how a photo will turn out in black and white. Being able to pre-visualize how your photos look without color will help you take better low key monochrome photos.
Blurred background photography is very popular. But many people have to ask ‘How do you make a background blurry?” It’s actually easy when you know how to.
With the right flash photography techniques, you’ll be able to take natural-looking photos with your flash—inside and outside.
People often ask me, ‘Are digital cameras better than phone cameras?’. This question regarding phone vs camera is usually asked by people who prefer using their photo to take photos with. They are the ones who do not yet own a digital camera.
Every photographer wants to know what makes a good photo. Is it your camera? Is it the subject you choose to photograph? Are there other qualities that make a photo good? In this article, I will share with you the five essential things that make a good photo – no matter what camera you use or what s