Photography tips, techniques, gear guides & articles
Does bad weather always serve as your cue to retire to the relative safety of your home? The thought to venture out to make photos never ever crosses your mind? If your answer to the above is in the affirmative you are the type of photographer who does not believe in the golden words – bad weather is good for digital photography
Many of the basic lighting principles of digital photography and other photography tips that we shared in a previous article on outdoor portraits with flash are equally applicable for indoor portraiture. This article looks a few different scenarios for indoor portrait lighting.
It is indeed a paradoxical title the one we deal here. You would believe that the sole purpose of a DSLR camera is to ensure that one does not have to rely on the auto mode. Yet, time and again, we find ourselves fiddling with the buttons and dials on our camera.
So what are those auto modes rather auto features on your camera?
The digital camera lens is a piece of optical wonder! Whether it is the 50mm prime or the very sharp 85mm prime or the ubiquitous 18-55mm zoom, all lenses share one significant marking that is standard across all makes and all types of lenses. That is the ‘mm’ marking. Learn about what mm means exactly.
When you're just starting out with digital photography and your new fancy DSLR camera, you almost have to learn a whole new language. It can be hard to keep up with all the photography lingo. This post spells out in normal speak, some of the more common digital photography terms.
The Autumn i love photography weekend digital photography course. A weekend full of learning, new people, food and great photos! Thanks to all the students, we had a wonderful weekend.
Communicating something visually is often the easiest way to explain a concept or something that might otherwise be challenging to explain.
It is said "a picture is worth a thousand words"
So we have put together this little list of cool infographics to help explain some photography concepts, both for beginners and pros alike.
The basics of photo composition, rules & tips. You can create a statement by deliberately choosing not to follow the composition rules if you know why composition tools like the Rule of Thirds and the Golden Ratio exist in the first place…
This article is meant to help out beginners who need some assistance wrapping their heads around the subject of digital flash.
Cameras all have different button layouts, but the most basic buttons remain the same. This post goes over some of the most common layouts.
Flash can certainly be an intimidating subject for photography. It’s not easy to master right away, it takes a lot of practice. When do you need to use flash?
ISO is one of the most important aspects of photography that anyone using a DSLR should learn about. Along with shutter speed and aperture, ISO is one of the three “Pillars of Photography”. To get the most out of your shooting, understanding how all three pillars work and how they affect each other is key.
Like ISO and shutter speed, aperture is known as one of the three “Pillars of Photography”. It’s important to understand all three pillars and how they work so you can use your camera to it’s fullest capabilities.
One of the things that sets DSLR cameras apart from other cameras is the top dial and the ability to shoot with different settings to get the perfect shot.
White balance is important to learn about in digital photography so that the colours in your photo are close to being as accurate as possible. You can adjust the colour temperatures in a DSLR camera to get the best results. Nobody wants a digital photo that’s too yellow or blue.
Just like aperture and ISO, shutter speed is one of the three “Pillars of Photography”. All three of these pillars affect each other to create a correctly exposed image.