There are times when a low sensitivity setting is the best option, but the fear of creating noisy images makes some photographers avoid high ISO settings like the plague. However, they can be extremely useful and enable some fantastic quality images. To help overcome this fear we’re going to take a look at sensitivity and… Continue reading
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In this video tutorial we show you how to take control of focusing by switching to manual. Though we used
In this tutorial we show you how to capture quirky images without a lens, by making a digital pinhole camera using your DSLR’s body cap.
In our new infographic we’ve illustrated the color temperature scale and show you where some of the more commonly used white balance settings sit within it. We’ve also shown where some common shooting conditions, such as hazy skies and sunsets, sit within the color temperature scale and what white balance setting you might want to use to capture accurate colors in these conditions.
So what is HDR photography all about? In short, HDR techniques allow you to take pictures of high-contrast scenes and preserve all that important shadow and highlight detail. But it comes with a lot of jargon. Here we answer all the common questions about HDR images.
What is focal length, many new photographers ask? Focal length is how long a lens is, right?
Not exactly, no. Understanding focal length is much more than just the range of numbers marked on your lens. Below we’ll answer some of the common questions photographers have about focal length, as well as compare the effects different lenses can produce.
Most photographers appreciate the relationship between image quality and low ISO settings, and will endeavor to stick to the lowest sensitivities possible at all times. In his latest post, Matt Golowczynski explains some of the times when it can be to your advantage to use a high ISO setting. The most obvious advantages of raising… Continue reading
In this video tutorial we show you how to use the Shutter Priority mode on your DSLR to control shutter speed for a range of different effects.
If you’re thinking of upgrading to an iPhone 6S or you’ve just bought one, here are 10 tips that will help you make instant improvements to your photos.