Why Shooting Your Camera in Full Auto Mode Doesn’t Work

Let me start by saying that there is a time and a place for shooting in full auto.If you’re a beginner photographer, for example, full auto allows you to focus Continue Reading

Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera

After a lot of thought and research, you finally pull the trigger. You bring home your first digital camera, pull the sleek marvel of engineering out of the box, and Continue Reading

15 Beginner Tips for Winter and Snow Photography

Winter is a beautiful time of year and offers many opportunities for amateurs and pros alike to hone their skills and capture some great images. Whether you have a simple Continue Reading

Creating Botanical Portraits: Shooting Modes

Photography is light. Deciding the best combination of shutter speed and aperture to record that light depends upon your desired effect. The aperture controls the amount of light via the Continue Reading

13 Tips For Weather Photography

Weather photography is a highly rewarding genre of photography.  To capture a wall hanger of a storm, it takes skill, knowledge, luck and determination to get the job done.  From Continue Reading

5 Simple Steps to Better Product Photography

1 – Focus In order to ensure your images are sharp, make sure you know how to focus your camera.   Digital cameras with auto focus are often difficult to focus Continue Reading

Beginner Photography Tip: Mastering Depth of Field

There are a lot of concepts that you need to study and understand as a beginning photographer. Composition, lighting, and camera settings, for example, all have a great deal of Continue Reading

Get Sharper Photos by Finding the Sweet Spot of Your Lens

If you’re getting photos that just aren’t as sharp as you’d like, you might be using an aperture that’s too wide or too narrow. Using a mid-range aperture – the Continue Reading

Easy Guide to Exposure Compensation

We all know that the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO form the exposure triangle, controlling how light or dark our photos will turn out. However, in order to properly handle Continue Reading