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Great Photos Through Metering

Almost all of the newer Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras have multiple TTL (Through The Lens) metering modes. Each manufacturer calls their own metering modes by a different name, but basically, they all fall into …

Digital Photography Equipment

Digital cameras are in vogue today and almost everyone carries one everywhere. It reminds one of the Japanese tourists […]

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Aperture, Shutter Speed and You

As the title suggests, you need three things to create stunning digital photos – aperture, shutter speed and you. In this book, you will learn how to use all three to create outstanding photos.

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Digital Photography Tips

10 Tips for Improving Your Wildlife Photography

I ran across this article on wildlife photography and I wanted to share it with you. For only starting out taking photos in 2009, this writer has accomplished his photography skills well in ten years. While it helps to have worthy subjects to photograph, his photography principles can be applied to whatever you photograph – even the lowly squirrel. Enjoy the read! Ever since digital SLR technology has become more readily available, more and more people have become photography enthusiasts, and more and more photography enthusiasts have […]

Understanding Camera Controls – White Balance

White Balance can be a little challenging to get your head around – that light can have a color cast (or tint) to it. The reason we don’t see this color in the light is simply our eyes do not distinguish the different colors in light, but we can see it when we take photographs in different lighted conditions. For example, you may have taken pictures indoors by artificial light and noticed that the whites looked quite yellow or orange. Visible light is produced by the sun, […]

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The Secrets to Nature Photography

To shoot that magical nature image, you have to invest time outside – lots of it. And that is the true secret to shooting nature photography and how it differs from other types of photography. You don’t get great nature photos sitting in your chair watching TV. Sometimes you have to wait until the sun and clouds create that just-right lighting effect. But, while waiting, you also get to see and learn things about the natural world that you never would have known otherwise. Recognize the signs […]

Mastering the Rule of Thirds

You may have heard of the golden rule – the “Rule of Thirds”. More a guiding principle than a strict rule, it can help to create well balanced and interesting shots, where the point of interest in your picture is situated at a specific area within the frame. Many digital cameras, both DSLR and compacts, now come with setting GRIDLINES. When activated, you will find a series of horizontal and vertical lines appear on the back LCD screen of your camera, which overlay the live view. These […]

5 Digital Photography Tips

Proper handling of digital camera is a crucial step in digital photography. This is because the success of a digital photographer – his/her photo output – is directly attributable to how the digital camera is handled and used. The key to achieve quality photos starts in the way you hold and use the digital camera, so use the five steps below when you begin to put together a scene for a photo. Learning how a digital camera works, understanding the strategies in taking photos, and how to […]

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