Choosing Your Subject Every good photo has a subject, and in a great photo the subject is what attracts the viewer immediately. In some photos, the subject may be quite obvious … an expressive face, a colorful Autumn landscape, or some sort of dramatic news event. And in others, the subject may be more subtle […]
A well known rule of composition is the “rule of thirds”. Imagine your image divided into a grid of 9 equal parts, similar to a tic tac toe grid. Where these lines intersect are known as power points, or strong points of interest. Artists have been applying this rule for centuries. Tweet
Photo composition is simply: “the art of subjective arranging”. Or what to do with all that stuff. Composition is really about choices. What is your subject? What do you want to say about the subject? Or what is the subject saying about you? What do you include and what do you leave out? And how do you arrange everything that is included?
Stitch assist mode is now available on many advanced digital cameras. It is designed for shooting panoramas in sections. These sections are then stitched together into one single and seamless photograph.
Glossary of Photography Terms Want to know more about apertures and f-stops, shutter speeds, understanding depth of field and how you can use them to take better pictures? In this section many of the digital photography terms you’ll encounter are explained in detail. Tweet
The ISO numbers in digital cameras represent the amount of sensitivity of the image sensor. ISO stands for International Standards Organization. This organization established the standard used by sensor manufacturers to determine the sensitivity to light of a specific ISO setting. Tweet
Digital Camera articles, lessons and tips on how and where to buy cameras and accessories, how to use your digital camera and lenses and all things related to the equipment side of being a better photographer. Having the right equipment and knowing how to properly use it is key to becoming a good photographer. Having […]