Tips For Photographing Wild Birds
Capturing great wild bird photos can be challenging at times, but with good preparation, the right equipment, and a few simple tips, it can also be quite fun and rewarding. What follows are our top tips for capturing better stock wild bird photos.Know Your Venue
If you’re hoping to capture some great wild bird pictures, the first thing you need to do is get to know your venue. First up, do some research and find out what species you’re likely to spot. From there you can work out when and where you’re likely to find them. Once you figure out where you’re likely to find them, find a map of that area and [...]
Tips For A Wedding Photographer
Okay, so you have decided that you want to be a photographer and what’s more you have decided to be a wedding photographer. You might have come to this conclusion after years of practicing photography and finally settling on a niche. Or, perhaps you might have just done a friend a favor and photographed their wedding and thought that it was an enjoyable, easy way to make some money. Whatever way you have arrived at your decision, I will try to run through things that you can do to make your career a success.
There are many different levels of wedding photography and all have a valid place; just [...]
What Is F-Stop and Shutter Speed
How is an exposure made and what does the camera do to make sure an image is recorded? There are two parts involved in exposing film or a digital sensor to light. One is the intensity of the light and the other is the length of time the light is allowed to strike the film or sensor. Exposure= intensity x time. Above the door in my photography class was this sign: E=IxT. Some students thought it meant EXIT.
The f stop (aperture) is the iris in the lens that allows a measured amount of light to strike the film. This f stop is determined mathematically by the size of the iris opening [...]
Rules Of Photography
Creative photography is a mix of many ingredients; art and technology, skill and patience, cold mechanical know-how and individual flair.
As a beginner, wouldn’t it be nice if the whole thing could be explained with a simple set of rules that were easy to understand. Surely someone could just tell you what aperture to use in a given situation, or how to structure a composition to get the best results every time?
Photography is a lot like learning to drive. With a car, you need to know the road rules, and you need to know the basic skills of steering, accelerating and braking. These can be learned easily [...]