Category: Picture Perfect

Photography Tips: Giving a sense of scale to landscape photos

Photography Tips: Giving a sense of scale to landscape photos

Landscape photography shots can look really bland if there is nothing that stands out in the scene. To give a landscape shot a sense of the dramatic, we will need to emphasize on the differences in scale within the composition. By creating the contrast between smaller objects to the size of the background terrain, a …

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Photography Knowledge and Info – Exposure, White Balance and ISO

Photography Knowledge and Info – Exposure, White Balance and ISO

Basic Photography – Exposure settings and modes Exposure settings and modes are basic photography knowledges. The correct exposure of a photo is dependent on the correct combination of f-number (aperture size) and shutter speed. On modern cameras, several built-in modes of exposures are available. these modes are: 1. Manual mode: This simply means that you …

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Metering Modes in Photography

Metering Modes in Photography

Many modern digital and film cameras uses one or more metering patterns to calculate the most appropriate exposure for any given scene. The metering system is what that is in the camera that determines the shutter speed and aperture to be used for any given scene. More often than not, the brightest or white region …

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The usage of telephoto lens

The usage of telephoto lens

Telephoto lenses allows one to take shots far away and beyond the normal sight range. There are certain characteristics of these types of lens that we should know: 1. It allows far away objects to appear closer. 2. For portraits, telephoto lenses tends to flatten facial features. This usually has the effect of making portraits …

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Common Accessories For Photography

Common Accessories For Photography

Photography is a rather expensive hobby. This is partly due to the tons of accessories and equipments available to this hobby. Some of these items are essentials while others are frills or good-to-haves. Below is a list of the common accessories that are fairly useful to have within one’s arsenal. This is not an exhaustive …

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