Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
The bottom line with any photography learning experience is figuring out how to take great images. That is the result all of us are looking for. If we aren’t actually taking great photos then what’s the point of learning? By putting into practice some simple steps, your photography will improve immediately.
You may think diffusion filters are a thing of the past, but pro photographer Jay P. Morgan thinks they are starting to make a great comeback. In the video below, he compares three different Tiffen diffusion filters and breaks down the pros and cons of each.
In a world dominated by visuals, cellphone cameras, and hobby photographers, it can be tough to break into the photography industry. A bit of good trade advice, especially from a major industry player, is always welcomed.
Confused about flash sync speeds? Wondering why you can’t sync to your flash at high shutter speeds? If you answered yes, it turns out you are not alone.
When taking slow shutter speed shots, I sometimes use shutter priority mode on my camera, which is the Tv (time value) setting on my Canon camera and the S setting on Nikon cameras. And now with my camera in shutter priority mode, I’m going to slow my shutter speed down to 1/15 of a second to start. Depending if you’re shooting in daylight or dark, you might have to tweak your f-stop a bit to get the desired effect.
Photographing jewelry can be very challenging, especially when you’re trying to get sharp, close up photos that show off the jewelry’s detail and craftsmanship.
A well maintained, clean lens is vital to any photographer. Here are 10 simple top tips for cleaning your digital camera lens.
There are many useful tips when it comes to composition. Some of the more common rules such as the rule of thirds and leading lines are easy choices, but there are also some lesser known composition tips you can utilize.
Composition is considered the main key to a beautiful and high quality landscape image. Be aware that shooting landscape will demand a very difficult way of working as opposed to photographing people. It is usually taken with a camera mounted on a tripod. Also, more attention is being given to the aperture in order to ensure that the image will be sharp from front to back.
Here is another lesson from Jay & Varina Patel, the producers of the Ultimate Landscape Photography Course. On a bright, sunny day, it’s easy to freeze moving water with nothing more than a fast shutter speed. But high speed photography on overcast days takes extra attention to detail.
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