Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
Have you ever wanted to capture great action photographs but always seem to come up with mediocre images? Want to know how to pan properly? Well, here is how you do it.
Often when taking landscape photographs, you’ll find that the sky is much brighter than the landscape. This can make it difficult to keep detail in the sky without the landscape being too dark, and to keep detail in the landscape without the sky being too bright.
If you want to photograph your subject from head to toe carefully choose your aperture setting to allow your subject to be totally in focus.
When many people go about composing an image, they concentrate their attention on the positive space. The negative space, gets very little thought. When correctly utilized, the negative space can serve two very important functions.
It’s pretty obvious why you should be shooting gigs; it’s a lot of fun and you get to see a lot of amazing artists perform with the best view in the house for free. It’s great to capture a moment where the person you’re shooting is at the height of their moods. You often capture some very exciting situations, and that translates very well into awesome photos.
Prime lenses let in much more light than a zoom lens. Whereas a zoom may have a maximum aperture of say f 3.5-f 5.6 prime lenses have a maximum more like f 1.4-f 2. Aperture settings (along with focal length and distance to the subject) control what appears sharp in a photograph.
We’ve all been there in a moment of frustration when we’re first starting out, wondering just why an expensive digital SLR camera won’t capture what our eyes are seeing, especially when a pocket camera does it with ease. That’s because SLR’s aren’t as intelligent as our eyes and they hand back the control that the pocket cam takes away. This post will help you to get one step closer to the perfect exposure.
Depth of Field has positive and negative effects on your photos and knowing exactly what it does, and how to control it, is essential to taking the best possible photos. This post teaches you all about how to use it to your advantage and how much DoF is right for different situations.
Have you always wanted to capture the excitement and emotion of dancing? Do you want some easy steps to enable you to take great dancing photos? If the answer is yes to these questions, then read on.
Low light photography is something that we all must deal with as photographers. Whether you’re taking photos with a point and shoot during an evening out, shooting a wedding party or capturing a landscape at dusk it’s important to understand the basics of shooting with low light.
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