Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Manual and Avoiding Auto Mode Mistakes – Photography Article

Getting a proper exposure means that you’re letting enough light through the lens and onto your sensor/film to capture your subject and the environment. To achieve a proper exposure, you’ll have to balance shutter speed, aperture, and ISO according to your purpose. The key word there is “purpose.” What is Your Purpose? You can apply your settings almost like a painter applies brush strokes to the canvas. This means certain effects and aesthetics can be achieved with your camera settings…

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Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO – Photography Article

Just starting out in photography and want to learn the basics of shooting in full manual mode? Photographer Josh Collins made this helpful basic 11.5-minute tutorial that discusses the three corners of the Exposure Triangle — aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. There’s no shortage of introductory articles and videos on this subject on the Web, of course, but if you haven’t wrapped your brain around the three pillars of exposure yet, Collins provides simple explanations and visual examples of what…

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Does Sensor Size Affect Depth of Field: The Definitive Answer – Photography Article

In this video, I’m going to put to rest this question once and for all: does sensor size affect depth of field? I’ll be physically taking pictures with a full-frame camera and a Micro 4/3 camera, and showing you the visual difference in a range of aperture settings. There are lots of theories and opinions on this but here is the definitive answer. See for yourself and let us know what you think. Is there a difference in sensor sizes…

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