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.
Lord Kelvin, AKA William Thomson has a lot to answer for. It was this Glasgow University based physicist that developed the scale of measuring temperature that we use in photography today. So why does a scale of temperature have relevance in photography? Well the Kelvin scale also measures the colour of light. The science of […]
Depth of field is one of the most powerful tools we photographers have in our arsenal. It can be used to create great depth in a landscape or highlight the eyes of a model. In this short guide we will take a look what depth of field is and some of it’s uses. Before we […]
There are quite a few common questions that any photographer gets asked regularly. As they’re so common, we thought we would cover a few of them! 1) How Do I Get the Background Blurry? – So you have taken a beautiful portrait of your newborn child with beautiful light and a wonderful and peaceful expression […]
Photography is about so much more than just shooting. Photographers are now required to be their own network administrator and IT people, managing growing storage, finding files, archiving and working on them all. I will share with you the workflow that I’ve been using for a few years starting with everything after a shoot. I’m […]