Category Archives: Pure Beginner

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How To Best Use The Light Meter On Your Camera | Explained

Do your images often turn out to be dark or simply washed out? Here is how to best use Spot, Partial, Centre Weighted, Matrix, Evaluative light metering modes

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P Mode on a common Mode Dial of a digital camera

P Mode | How To Make It Work For Faster Better Images

The P Mode or the Program Mode on modern digital cameras is a semi-automatic mode designed to give back the photographer the option to control a few critical creative settings on the camera…

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Sunny 16 Rule | The Easy Way To Master Exposure In The Sun

The Sunny 16 rule is a quick and easy way to ensure correct exposure of the images when shooting on a beautiful sunlit day. All you have to do is set the aperture value to f/16 and

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Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) | All You Need To Know

Auto exposure bracketing is the process of taking multiple images of the same scene with some slight change in each image’s exposure levels. Doing this helps…

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Custom Settings Dial On A Nikon Camera Body

How To Use Custom Settings On Your Camera The Right Way (C1, C2 / U1, U2)

It is a pity that most people miss the incredible gift that is the custom settings on a camera C1, C2/ U1, U2. They are super powerful tools which can easily.

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Is The 35mm Lens A Good Lens For Travel Photography?

The 35mm lens is undoubtedly a great contender for your travels photography needs. Not only is the lens small and light, it is as versatile as you would want it to be.

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Image of a Full Moon shot using the Looney 11 rule of photography for setting the aperture value, ISO and shutter speed of the camera

What Is The Looney 11 Rule? How To Use It To Shoot The Moon

The Looney 11 rule really makes shooting the moon easy and straightforward. For a newbie photographer, this is an absolute godsend.

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"Shoot today, so you are prepared to capture tomorrow" -Anonymous

73 Of The Most Enlightening Photography Quotes To Help Spark Your Creative Ember

A little window into the minds of some of the best photographers of all time is absolutely priceless. Here are some the most powerful photography quotes to help charge up your creative spark.

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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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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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