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Shooting in Manual Mode

Manual camera settings may be challenging to beginner photographers. In my opinion, shooting in manual mode with your camera is a great way to...

How to Get Perfect Exposure Every Time

We've all been there. We upload our photos into our computer only to realize that the photos are either underexposed or overexposed. Now your...

Exposure Compensation: How to Use it Correctly

Pick up a digital camera nowadays and one of the things you'll instantly notice is the Exposure Compensation on the menu screen. It's the...

9 Best Camera Settings For Product Photography

Product photography can be a challenging but lucrative niche. But, it’s important to understand how to get the best product images that really accentuate...

11 Camera Settings for Night Photography Without Flash

Nighttime photography is already very challenging, but it’s even more so if you want to take photographs without a flash. There are lots of...

How to Photograph Stars – 13 Settings to Master

Photographing the stars is one of the coolest photography genres out there. Capturing the Milky Way in all its glory or the various phases...

Camera Settings For Wildlife Photography In Low Light

Wildlife photography is a popular and rewarding genre, but it is also challenging. One of the common challenges is figuring out the most effective...

9 iPhone Camera Features for Outdoor Photography

Smartphones are ubiquitous in American culture, and in fact, around the world. Everyone has one, and everyone is always snapping photographs using their phones....

How to Get Professional Looking Photography on an iPhone

iPhone Photography Tips and Tricks We’ve all seen the commercials that proudly boast “Shot on an iPhone,” but who among us has been able to...

Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography is a creative technique that produces stunning images you  cannot replicate through normal exposure. Long Exposure Photography is a creative art...

How to Take Better Portraits: Understanding the Principles of Aperture

Aperture for Portraits Portraiture is considered one of the most versatile and ever-changing practices of photography. A portrait is an image that not only captures...

How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse On Monday, August 21, 2017, people living in the continental United States will have an opportunity to view and...

What is Aperture? Introduction Lesson

In our course on understanding the exposure triangle, we talked about the importance of light in photography and about controlling how much light gets...

Understanding ISO Sensitivity

In our course on understanding the exposure triangle, we spoke of the importance of light in photography and about controlling how much light gets...

What on Earth are AF Area Modes?

AF Area Modes Let me start by making a clarification. This isn’t a discussion about auto-focusing modes or auto-focusing in general. Though, at certain stages...

Using the Pop-up Flash on Your Camera

Pop-up Flash This article, though primarily intended for DSLR users, would be just as useful for any digital camera user with a built-in flash. I...

Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB)

What is Auto Exposure Bracketing? Auto exposure bracketing, or AEB, is a term that is used to signify a process where the camera automatically takes...

Back Button Focusing (Why, When & How)

Back Button Auto-focus One of the least used techniques in photography to lock focus quickly and to switch between single and continuous auto-focusing is to...

Understanding Flash Shutter Speed Sync | Tips & Tricks

Flash Sync Speed Ask a pro photographer and he would always insist that you don’t use the on-camera flash. He would give you a number...

How to Use Your DSLR Camera

Using Your DSLR Camera Most of today's DSLR's (Digital Single Reflex Camera) are similar but the buttons and controls can be found in different places, depending...

6 Essential Tips for Shooting at Night

Night Photography Tips Modern digital cameras with their lightning quick phase detection and contrast detection auto-focusing mechanisms are really good when it comes to locking...

Basic Camera Settings

Did you recently purchase a new camera but not sure which camera settings to use? You’re not alone. Most beginner photographers are initially overwhelmed...

Aperture F Number

Aperture F Number (f-stop) We've already taught that the aperture is measured in f-stops and that the smaller the number, the bigger the opening. The...

Choosing the Best Aperture

Choosing the f-stop or aperture is a main determining factor about what is in focus when you photograph an image. The length of the...

Shutter Release Modes

Shutter Release Mode There are several shutter release modes you can select to determine how and when the camera shutter activates to capture the image. If...

Focal Length

Lens Focal Length Focal Length is the measurement of the optical center of the lens to the film plane. Lenses come in different "focal lengths"...

AE-L and AF-L Lock

AE-L Auto Exposure Lock * This button is used to lock exposure in one area of the frame then recompose the photograph. Set your exposure mode...

Image Quality Settings

Image Quality Most digital cameras give you choices as to how the sensor records the information it receives when you take a picture. JPEG vs RAW...

Understanding White Balance

Before we delve into the details of white balance, it helps to have an understanding of color balance in photography. Color balance is the adjustment of...

Hyperfocal: Range of Focus

Range of Focus (Hyperfocal) The area in a photograph, from near to far, which appears to be in sharp focus is called "depth of field"...

Tack Sharp

What does "tack sharp" mean? It means everything in the image that should be sharply in focus is sharply in focus. You know it when...

Understanding Histograms

Histograms on your digital camera or displayed on your computer shows the distribution of light in a photograph, the darks to the left and...

How to Adjust the Aperture on a DSLR

Adjust the Aperture Figuring out your aperture is important to learn in tandem with shutter speed. If you are unsure of aperture, visit the photography...

How to Adjust the Shutter Speed

Adjusting Shutter Speed Shutter speed goes hand in hand with the aperture setting on your camera. They both influence how much light enters the camera...

What is Shutter Speed?

Shutter speed is the amount of time the shutter is open and is also a measurement of time. It’s basically the timer for light...

What is ISO?

The term ISO has been around since the early film photography days, but why is it still relevant in the digital age? ISO is...
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