Articles tagged with: digital photography
If you’re working with digital shoot a lot.
You don’t really have more to worry about than getting some extra batteries – which are pretty cheap if you look around on eBay – and deciding what photos to delete.
And this is especially good to do when shooting children or animals. Both are capable of sudden bursts of quick movement. So don’t ever think you’re going to get the perfect picture with subjects like these.
If you’re shooting in Canada, and are working in a public space you are not required to …
Unless you normally wander around with two or three external flashes to balance your lighting, your more than likely just using whatever your camera came equipped with.
While this does mean some limitations, smart use of your flash can turn less than optimal shooting environments into viable opportunities and not like the pictures where so many of us look ghoulish while the rest of the room disappears into obscurity that seem to line our parents’ albums.
If you’ve already taken control over things like the exposure settings and the camera’s sensor …
Ever wonder why some of your pictures looked a little washed out. Black jeans look a little closer to grey. Or snow which ends up looking dirty.
That in fact is a good sign.
Your camera is doing its job. The problem is that job is getting as close to middle grey as possible.
In dark lighting situations, where the subject matter is also dark, your camera ends up taking underexposed pictures.
In situations where the lighting is bright, and your subject material white, the camera as you’ve guessed ends up …
Composition has to be one of the few things that stuck with me from high school, and is now a pretty easy thing for most people to implement.
The majority of digital cameras made today come with a display screen that is broken up into nine squares. Known as the Rule of Thirds, the lines that bisect the screen are the places where you want to line up the horizon and your subject.
Horizontally this can even include things like railings, or anything else running across the screen. Whereas the vertical …
When I was a younger – despite anything else I might have to say about being there – I was privileged to attend a high school that funded a pretty well rounded multimedia program. My photography courses for example took me through everything from making a simple pinhole camera, to developing and manipulating my own work in the dark room, and really gave me an appreciation for it.
I also learned about photography’s history, and the many innovations that have occurred in its lifetime. Of course this was all back in …