Bokeh typically refers to a deliberate blur in an image for creative purposes. It’s something you can achieve with any DSLR or Mirrorless cameras. Bokeh is defined as “the effect of a soft out-of-focus background that you get when shooting a subject Continue reading Chapter 15: How To Achieve A Nice Bokeh In Your Photos – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
Long exposure photography can take ordinary images and make them feel otherworldly. We’ve all seen images where long exposures make clouds tumble across the sky, headlights streak across darkened landscapes, and the Milky Way seems to waltz overhead. Continue reading Chapter 14: 10 Tips For Long Exposure Photography – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
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. Photography is all about light. Low light photography is no different, and it offers new challenges and opportunities for creativity. Continue reading Chapter 13: Tips For Low Light Photography – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
Noise which is also referred as film grains in film photography is the speckling of pixels that makes a photo look a little rough, not so smooth and clear. It is especially obvious in the darker parts of an image and the out of focus areas. Continue reading Chapter 12: How To Avoid And Reduce Noise? – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
Lighting is very important in photography because cameras do not respond to lights in the same way that the human eye does. The finite detail and lighting contrasts a human eye can see are incredibly developed, and cameras cannot process or pick up on this as well. Additional lighting is necessary to make the definition of a photograph to get a comparable quality to what the human eye sees naturally. Continue reading Chapter 11: Importance Of Lighting In Photography – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
Many beginner photographers often wonder what camera settings they should use to get the best possible results with their current camera gear. Mastering photography camera settings is fundamental to beginner photographers to help them hone their photographic skills. Continue reading Chapter 10: A Guide To Camera Settings – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
There are many different focus settings and focus methods and each one of those perform differently depend on camera manufacturer as well as model. It doesn’t matter what look you are going for, in order to acieve it you need to know how to use focus settings and focus methods. Continue reading Chapter 9: Different Types Of Focus In Photography – The Ultimate Beginners Phototgraphy Guide
Digital Camera Modes are pre-programmed settings that allows you to take control over the parameters of exposure, namely shutter speed, aperture and ISO. When you buy a digital camera, it will come with a selection of camera modes. They are useful when you are starting out, but also for the experienced photographer who needs to capture a shot fast. Continue reading Chapter 8: Different Camera Modes – Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
Metering modes basically decides how your camera determines what the correct shutter speed and aperture should be, depending on the amount of light that goes into the camera and the ISO.
There are three main metering modes:
Matrix or Evaluated Metering: Matrix Metering or Evaluative Metering mode is the default metering mode on most DSLRs and Mirrorless Cameras. The principle is simple for this metering, the sensor determines the brightness of the scene over the entire image. It tries to do its best by analyzing the different brightness’s of your scene.
Center Weighted Metering: Center-weighted Metering evaluates the light in the middle of the frame and its surroundings and ignores the corners.
Spot Metering: Your camera only measures the intensity of light from a small circle in the center of the scene. Continue reading Chapter 7: Metering And Metering Modes – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide
In photography composition refers to the arrangement of elements within a photograph. How you place the different components of your image relative to each other is what gives your photos meaning. Continue reading Chapter 6: Composition In Photography – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide