Rule of Thirds In Composition ~ Photography Tips

Composition is one of the most important components in photography and the rule of thirds can be a great start in helping you get that great shot.  It is actually one of the very first things budding photographers learn when they start to take classes in photography. It could also be one of the first … Continue reading "Rule of Thirds In Composition ~ Photography Tips"

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Depth of Field Explained ~ Photography Tips

Understanding Depth of Field is essential for creating great images.  If you are a new photographer, chances are that you don’t know how to use depth of field to create interesting images.  You may have seen depth of field abbreviated as DOF, which you will see in this article.  Simply put, the term refers to the … Continue reading "Depth of Field Explained ~ Photography Tips"

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Understanding Exposure in Digital Photography

Understanding exposure is without a doubt the single most important thing that a photographer must learn to create great images. Why Is Exposure So Important? It’s the exposure of a photo that determines how dark or light the photo will appear after it has been captured. In this article, we are going to learn about … Continue reading "Understanding Exposure in Digital Photography"

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Gray Card for White Balance – Photography Basics

Photography basics discussions often lead to using a  gray card for white balance in digital photography.  White balance plays a big part in getting the true colors in you images.  The AWB, or Auto White Balance setting in modern digital cameras does a very good job of calibrating white balance.  However, there are times that … Continue reading "Gray Card for White Balance – Photography Basics"

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Photography Accessories – Camera Bags

Camera Bags are likely one of the first photography accessories that a photographer will find a need for.  As in most photography equipment and accessories, it is easy to be overwhelmed.  A camera bag search on Adorama gets 2149 results.  An Amazon camera bag searchproduces over 50,000 results.  That is a lot of choices just for camera … Continue reading "Photography Accessories – Camera Bags"

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Best Photography Accessories – Filters

Getting started in photography is a rather involved process.  After purchasing a camera, a new photographer will likely  reach a point where they are thinking about photography accessories.  Filters are one of those accessories. Filters One of the first the first photography accessories many  consider is a filter.  There are many types of filters, and they can … Continue reading "Best Photography Accessories – Filters"

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