Category Archives: Photography Basics

Top view of the exposure compensation dial on a sony mirrorless camera

How To Use Exposure Compensation To Gain Control Of The Exposure

Exposure compensation is a simple process using which the photographer can override the camera’s automated settings for a particular image in order to correct or achieve some creative look…

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Wired intervalometer

The Complete Beginner’s Guide To An Intervalometer

An intervalometer is a simple device used to control the shutter of the camera in creative ways. Here is all you need to know to jump start using the device right away…

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Autofocus Modes Explained using the image of a young woman at night

Autofocus Modes Basics | An Introduction For Beginners

Understanding Autofocus Modes is crucial for you to master your camera and take tact sharp, beautiful images. When to choose which mode is the question you need to be able to answer…

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calculating exposure manually

How To Be An Exposure Calculating Ninja Right Now

Understanding image exposure and the maths behind it is the bedrock of photography. Here is all you need to calculate the settings in your mind and never need a calculator ever again…

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focus and recompose focusing technique demonstrated on a black and white street photograph

Focus And Recompose Technique | How To Use It The Best

Focus and recompose is a technique used by many photographers to acquire focus faster and with more accuracy. That is if done correctly. If however the technique

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Sharp image of the eyes of a girl

Want Sharper Images For Life? This Is How You Do It

Getting sharper images out of your camera is much easier than it is made out to be. All comes down to following some simple set of rules. It might be a little hard to….

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Reciprocal rule Photography written with a blurry image of a yellow taxi in the background

Reciprocal Rule | A Simple Way To Avoid Blurry Images

The reciprocal rule in photography is a simple guideline which suggests shutter speeds for lenses of specific focal length, so as to avoid blur. It is very simple to set it up…

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internal mechanics of a digital camera exposed with a magnification glass held above it

Auto ISO | Everything You Need To Know

Auto ISO is a function using which a digital camera can be programmed to shuffle between a range of user-defined ISO values to maintain exposure. But should

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ISO the primary pillar of camera exposure triangle

The Last Guide About ISO You Will Ever Need

ISO is actually NOT an acronym. It is a word which is pronounced “Eye-So”. It is a measure of the degree of sensitiveness of the camera sensor to light.

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silhouette photography with a black background and a blue circle and a man standing in front of it.

How To Shoot Gorgeous Silhouette Photographs | From Start To Finish

If we allow the automatic systems of the camera to run, it would definitely cause the image to wash out. To properly expose for a silhouette photograph…

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