Your camera’s bulb mode is a powerful tool that can be used to create particularly long exposures, but it requires a slightly different approach than when shooting conventionally. Here’s what you need to know to get great results.
From bracketing and AE Lock to exposure compensation and more, learn when it’s best to use each different option for adjusting exposure so that you get it right every time.
Many camera and flashgun combinations do a great job of producing images with exposure that’s nicely balanced automatically in a wide range of situations, but if you want to take more creative images or be able to assume control when the automated systems fail, you need to understand how to do the work yourself. Here, we explain how to balance flash with ambient light.
Sometimes it is the simplest pictures that work best. And in terms of photo composition and lighting, shots don’t come any simpler than silhouette photography.
Manual exposure mode is the ideal choice when you want to control both depth of field and movement blur because you set aperture and shutter speed. It can be daunting to use on the first few occasions so we’ve put together a short list of dos and don’t to keep on the right track. Do… Continue reading
To help you get the most from your photography time, we’ve come up with our list of the top 150 photography tips and techniques to help you get better images. You’ll find all you need to know here, from the basics of setting up your camera and planning your shoot, to how to achieve well-exposed and sharp shots with the minimum of fuss.
Learn how to master exposure in photography and get pictures with punch by balancing aperture, shutter speed and ISO.
Sunset photography is a favourite subject any time of the year. The rich colours, dramatic lighting and strong shapes they offer can produce stunning shots with little need for much effort or clever planning from you. However, you might find that your camera often captures pale imitations of the sunsets you see with your naked… Continue reading
Discover how to master the basics of taking multiple exposures with this quick tutorial on exposure bracketing.
Why would you use a handheld light meter when your DSLR has a metering system built in? Because Incident light readings can make light work of tricky subjects.