Christmas Photography Tips

Christmastime (and winter) is the most energetic and exciting time to take photographs for a variety of reasons – the natural elements, the captivating and imaginative decorations (including Christmas lights) Continue Reading

Understanding Digital Camera Modes

Having a good understanding of the digital camera modes is essential to control the exposure in photography. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced amateur, you should know what Continue Reading

Why You Should Know What Focal Length Means

Knowing what the focal length means, especially in relation to your camera, is very important when it comes to buying lenses. Read this post to find out what different lenses are used Continue Reading

Understanding Metering and Metering Modes

Every modern DSLR has something called “Metering Mode”, also known as “Camera Metering”, “Exposure Metering” or simply “Metering”. Knowing how metering works and what each of the metering modes does Continue Reading

This is What You Need to Know About Camera Aperture

One of the most commonly cited reasons that people give for wanting to transition from a point-and-shoot camera to an interchangeable lens system (mirrorless or DSLR) is the desire for Continue Reading

Low-Light Photography: How Low Can You Go?

Low light can still yield great images – landscape and travel photographer David Clapp shares his top tips and techniquesArdnamurchan Lighthouse, the most westerly point in Scotland, UK. Canon EOS-1D Continue Reading

Shoot Stunning Flower Images

  Alstroemeria Medley: I photographed this arrangement of Alstroemerias (Peruvian lilies) straight down on a light box, then used a series of LAB color adjustments in Photoshop to create the painterly Continue Reading