Learn To Use Exposure Settings For Creative Shots Here at Online Photography School we will tell you about learning to use exposure settings in your DSLR for taking creative shots.
Before pressing the shutter on your camera, many choices are made regarding exposure i.e. aperture, shutter speed, and ISO setting.
In theory there are various technically correct exposure settings, but is it the best creative exposure? Have you thought of the validity of your subject before setting the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO? If not then you haven’t been taking creative photos.
Mathematically there are many correct ways of choosing [...]
Good photographs needn’t be complicated.
You can often make better pictures by thinking “simple.”
Instead of trying to get as much as possible into the shot, try to include as little as possible. Ideally, you should include everything that adds to the picture, and nothing else. But that’s a tall order for those new to photography (and for a few “old hands.”). Thinking “simple” will help you learn to do it.
If you include too much in the picture, the result is confusing. It gives the viewer too much to think about. He or she probably won’t even be able to [...]
I SHOOT RAW..! How Important Is That?
Many modern cameras feature the RAW file format. This feature may be one of the pivotal reasons why you’ve bought that specific camera, or you may be one of those who never use this feature. For professionals, photographing using RAW is a must. But for beginners, is this feature really that important? The short answer is yes. Find out the “why?” in this post.
RAW file format is the original file produced by the camera’s sensor that hasn’t been digitally processed by the camera. In short, these RAW files are literally the raw files that are substantially larger in file size and are not yet ready [...]
Enhancing Outdoor Portraits Using Fill Flash
When the weather is nice outdoors, nothing beats an informal portrait. You do not want to shoot in the direct sunlight because your subject will be squinting. However, if you can find a shady spot under a tree, both you and your subject will be much happier.
So, how can you take the best portrait outdoors and still compete with the sun? The answer is usually right on top of your camera—the flash. You may not want to use the full intensity of the flash to combat the effects of the sun, but depending on your subject’s location, time of day, and hair color, you probably have more control than you [...]