Tag: introduction to photography

Basics: Depth of Field

One of those phrases you hear all the time with relation to photography is depth of Field (or DoF). This article offers a PHYSICS FREE explanation of what this term actually means in your photography, and how to control it, allowing the most basic of photographers the chance to deliberately improve their work.

As with all……


Basics: Choosing a tripod

Last week I was asked “I need a tripod, I’m sure I can get one for a tenner from the local electronics store, that’ll be good enough right?”. I realised that a lot of people who spend lots of time and money choosing the right camera simply don’t consider the quality or features……


Basics: Picking the right type of camera for you

As with most photographers / photography enthusiasts, I often end up the go to guy when friends and colleagues are looking to buy cameras. I can go on for hours about the technical designs, sensor quality and real-world handling, but the truth is most people who ask are just looking for something that will allow them to “take better……


Basics: Composition – 5 Simple Tips for Better Results.

Spring has sprung and as we get out with our cameras a bit more it is time to consider Composition.

Whatever your subject, be it a landscape, a smiling baby, your car or pet or whatever, how you fit your subject (and other elements) into the image is called composition.

 

This article is for Beginners,……


Introduction to: Creative Lighting

Creative lighting is a critical part of creative photography. We refer here to photography were the the lighting is purposefully and tactically positioned to give your images the look you want.

This article is aimed at the BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE  to get them used to the concepts of deliberate lighting, which are effective across many areas……