Along with shutter speed and aperture, ISO is one of the three critical elements affecting exposure. For a solid rundown on how they work together you can reference our older article on the exposure triangle. But for today, let’s hone in on ISO and how useing it deliberately and cleverly can make or break your photo. […]
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In the pyramid of factors affecting exposure, one of the core elements is shutter speed. Each factor comes with its idiosyncracies and shutter speed is no exception. Just as the ISO and aperture can make or break a photo, shutter speed plays an essential role in the resulting image. What Is Shutter Speed? On all […]
There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be a correlation between skill level and camera class, but it’s silly to think that simply owning a high end camera with “pro” features makes one a professional; or that using an entry […]
So you have had your first DSLR camera for a month or two now and you are very excited about using it. If you are new to photography, there will be a lot to learn and try. Being a beginner in photography, you are bound to make mistakes too. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most common mistakes and how you can avoid them.
Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, it’s no wonder many leave their cameras on auto modes. Slowly we begin to understand the relationships between all the settings but perhaps one of the last things we tend to look at is white balance. Although our eyes do not notice it, light has many different colors depending on what the source of the light is, and in the case of the sun, what the time of day is.
We have all been beginners at some point in time. Some of you must have just got your first camera, and being a beginner in photography, probably making some mistakes along the way. The best thing you can do is to identify the mistakes, so you can learn how to fix them, and avoid them in the future. That is the key to becoming a great photographer. Here are some common mistakes beginner photographers usually make, with tips on how to avoid them.