Posts Tagged 'Photography tips'

Auto ISO, is it useful

Tips on Auto ISO

Auto ISO, is it useful? 

Ted’s tips on how to use Auto ISO for better exposure

Photo Tip Friday June 5, 2015

Almost all new Digital cameras (including new DSLRs and mirrorless cameras) have the Auto ISO setting. Is it really useful? Let’s Take a look.

You can control exposure by using Shutter speed, Aperture, and ISO. Usually you set the ISO and then select what shooting mode you want to use and ...

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Elements Of Design part 2

Elements Of Design Part 2

Texture, Shape, Form, and Colour as Elements of Design

Continuing from last week’s post about the elements of design, in this post we’ll take a quick look at:  texture, shape, form and colour.

Texture is very much a part of our lives and even our speech; words describing texture are common:  a rough day, soft touch, sharp mind are just a few examples.  Looking for ways to feature texture in our images can be ...

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Rule Of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds

The most well known composition rule is the rule of thirds.

The Rule of Thirds states we should compose the scene with interesting elements on imaginary intersecting points of the grid.  It is easy to understand and put into practice; people viewing our photos can navigate the scene because of a pleasing, balanced arrangement of elements within our composition.

But let’s be realistic for a moment – the subjects we choose to photograph always don’t fall nice and ...

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Five Photography Tips

Digital Photography Tips

Five simple photography tips to improve your pictures

Photo Tip Friday August 29, 2014

Digital cameras are tools and like other types of tools they help us do a job faster and better. In fact digital cameras do not take pictures, they just capture what photographers tell them to capture! Understanding the settings and capability of your camera is the most important thing for taking better photos.

In this short article I am going to ...

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Shooting landscape with a Telephoto

Shooting Landscape with a telephoto lens

Photo Tip Friday February 28, 2014

When you’re shooting landscape images, the temptation is to reach for a wide-angle lens and try to include everything your eye can see. There’s nothing wrong with this approach, but for a more intimate view you can add impact to your images by learning how to use a telephoto lens to pick out key features within the bigger picture.

So next time you head out to capture ...

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