Camera Craft

12 Unmissable Tutorials on High Key Photography – Photography Article

Last Updated on August 12, 2018 by Federico Alegria High key photography is a technique that can produce some stunning images, but it may not be self evident to many people how to get similar results. The trouble is, where do you start? If you are interested in creating beautiful high key shots, here are 12 unmissable tutorials to get you started and a few shots for inspiration. Photo by Jan Krömer High Key Studio Lighting for Small Spaces –…

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Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers – Photography Article

Last Updated on July 10, 2019 by Dahlia Ambrose Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want motion blur and freeze motion effects more. If you’ve taken time to understand the use of M A S P, or M Av Tv P on the top dial on your DSLR or bridge camera, then you know that it has something to do with controlling the principal…

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How to Choose the Correct ISO Setting for Your Shot – Photography Article

First published June 2010 Co-authored by Dahlia Ambrose Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when you really need it – when you’re out shooting! ISO can be confusing, especially to everyone just starting out in photography. To put it simply, the ISO setting in your camera affects how sensitive the sensor is to light. If you love mathematics, you can immerse yourself in the technical information on Wikipedia – it is quite good. …

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How to Capture Outstanding Motion Photos with Panning – Photography Article

Originally published March 2009 One very cool technique to capture movement in your photographs is known as panning. Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when you really need it – when you’re out shooting! Some of the most evocative and striking imagery comes from sports photography and in particular sports which involve a high degree of motion. One of the great things about photography is the way we can convey a sense…

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7 Articles to Get You Up to Speed on the Fundamentals of Photography – Photography Article

Last Updated on August 21, 2019 by Rob Wood (Admin) When you get into photography, you’ll realise that you can god as deep as you want to. Many spend a lifetime learning the craft and trying to perfect their images. The reality is though, that a little knowledge of the fundamentals of photography can go a long way to dramatically improving your skills. In fact, a couple of hours committing some basic information to memory will put you ahead of…

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How to Improve Your Camera Phone Photography – Photography Article

Co-authored by Jasenka Grujin Camera Photo Photography is everywhere. In this post, we are going to outline for you 9 ways to improve your photos, 5 editing apps that we love and 7 tutorials that are going to ensure you master the craft. Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when you really need it – when you’re out shooting! As any camera phone photographer will tell you, talent beats equipment almost every…

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Use These Easy Tactics to Add Emotion to a Photograph – Light Stalking – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] A lot of photographers talk about adding emotion to a photograph. But what exactly does that mean and how can you do it? Basically, it means evoking an emotional response in the viewer and there are many tried and true ways to do that. Many of the ways in which you can add emotion to your photographs are via great composition. Here are some easy ways to elicit a response, though there are literally hundreds…

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How to Hold a Camera Properly – Photography Article

Last Updated on August 8, 2019 by Rob Wood (Admin) [Total: 0    Average: 0/5] When you take up photography, one of the first things you are going to want to do is figure out how to hold a camera properly. And while not everyone necessarily needs to hold the camera the same way as each other, knowing why you are holding it a certain way and what you are trying to achieve by doing so will serve you well…

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The 7 Best Camera Functions You’re Probably Not Using But Should Be – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] Do you sometimes look at the menu system of your camera in awe? In awe at the sheer number of incredible functions your camera has. Back in the days of film, it used to be so simple, you set ISO and colour balance by choosing a particular film type, set exposure with aperture and shutter speed, half-pressed the shutter to lock your one focus point then fired. These days, however, there is an incredible array…

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5 Ways To Take Great Shots Every Time You Pick Up Your Camera – Photography Article

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] I’m convinced that the majority of new photographers who go out and spend their hard earned money on a good camera and lens setup do so with good intentions. They really do plan on learning how to make excellent photos. Certainly, the learning process is different for everyone — some get the hang of the craft more quickly than others. Of course, the internet is awash in advice on how to be a good photographer,…

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Learn How to Get Better Photographs With Existing Light – Photography Article

Last Updated on July 25, 2019 by Angie [Total: 0    Average: 0/5] Original Author Tiffany MüllerPhotography owes its existence to light, hence the agreement that without light, photography wouldn’t exist. New devices are constantly being developed in order to control light in a more precise way, and there is still plenty of engineering left to do. Pretty much all cameras (except some high-end expensive ones) come with a built-in flash light, even smartphones, they all come with a decent…

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5 Things You Can Do To Get Better High ISO And Low Light Shots – Photography Article

Noise is a topic of great importance for many photographers, mainly because photographers tend to want to avoid it as much as possible. No one can completely escape having to shoot at high ISO levels, however. At some point, you will find yourself in a situation that requires you to crank up the ISO. So how can you get great results in low light/high ISO situations? Below are 5 tips that will help you out. Claim Your Free Camera Craft…

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7 Great Photographer’s Resources That Won’t Cost You A Dime – Photography Article

Let’s face it, photography is expensive, and prices only decrease when new models arrive. Therefore, it is a discipline or a hobby that requires some investment. But thanks to the wonders of our globalized world, we now can enjoy some goodies that are totally free! Today we want to share some of our favorite photography resources that won’t ever get to meet your credit card! Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when…

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Three Simple Steps You Can Take To Get It Right In Camera – Photography Article

The concept of getting it right in camera carries different levels of importance for different photographers. I’m not an advocate of taking an image straight out of camera and calling it a day. On the other hand, I’m also not a fan of treating post-processing like it’s a magic wand that can fix even the most abysmally captured image. I think any shot you intend for public consumption should undergo some post-production work. And if you’re like me, you want…

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2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs – Photography Article

Last Updated on June 25, 2019 by Rob Wood (Admin) Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering through beams? One easy way is with a star filter. The other requires a simple technique using the light, the camera and the aperture (f/stop) settings. Either way, the stars are within your reach (couldn’t resist the pun). Examples of lights that can be cast…

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Back Button Focus – How it Can Transform Your Camera Craft – Photography Article

  Modern autofocus is a remarkable thing. Not only can it lock onto stationary subjects within milliseconds but also it can track subjects moving at high speed in almost any direction. No matter which make or model, even the cheapest of modern cameras have great autofocus.  Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when you really need it – when you’re out shooting! There is a slight problem, though. Although the focus is…

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These Three Strategies Will Help Enhance Your Creative Vision – Photography Article

Take a moment and reflect on some of your favorite images that you’ve captured. Ask yourself how much of the success of any of those images is attributable to the gear you used. The honest answer to that question should be something along the lines of, “Not much.” Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print it out and keep it for when you really need it – when you’re out shooting! Every photographer will make at least one photo…

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7 Tips For Improving Your Flower Photography – Photography Article

Flowers can be perfect photography subjects – they come in all shapes and sizes. In addition to that, their amazing colors can make images truly eye-catching and dramatic. Flower photography doesn’t have to include only flowers in bloom – you can photograph buds, twigs, stems, leaves, dry flowers and even insects.    The following 7 tips will help you improve your flower photography and capture images that you’ll be proud to share! Claim Your Free Camera Craft Cheat Sheet Print…

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When Your Camera Becomes A Tool, Your Passion For Photography Will Ignite – Photography Article

Hands up if you are like me. You just bought a new camera. You slowly and deliberately unbox it, savouring every feeling, enjoying every moment. Obviously, you discard the manual, carelessly tossing it to some far-flung corner of the room. Instead, you jump straight in, attaching a lens, getting a feel for this beautifully sculptured marvel of metal and electronics.  You are enamoured by it, an object of desire that is now yours. And that’s a natural and good thing.…

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5 Fun Ways To Use Fisheye Lenses – Photography Article

Fisheye lenses are ultra wide-angle lenses that produce strong visual distortion. This distortion gives images a characteristic convex non-rectilinear look which can add a dash of playfulness to landscapes and even portraits. There are two main types of fisheye lenses, circular and full-frame ones. They produce different effects – circular one captures a full 180-degree view in all directions, which results in a circular image with black edges. On the other hand, a full-frame fisheye lens captures a 180-degree field…

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What Is Dynamic Range (And How To Use It For Better Photos) – Photography Article

You have undoubtedly heard about dynamic range even if you’re a beginner photographer. To put it simply, dynamic range is the difference between the darkest and lightest tones in an image. It’s useful to know that there are two types of dynamic range – the dynamic range of the subject and the dynamic range of the camera. The dynamic range of the subject refers to the range of light intensities from the shadows to the highlights. In low light conditions,…

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