Photo by Philippe Leone on Unsplash Contrast in photography describes the visual difference in tones, textures, highlights, shadows, and colors. Contrast literally means difference. And in photography, the difference is in tone and color. Specifically, the scale of difference between what’s black and what’s white. Without contrast, every picture would simply be extremely dark … [Read more...] about Understanding What Contrast Is In Photography
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash If you've ever wondered what is the depth of field when taking pictures, or how to understand the depth of field when it comes to photography, you've come to the right place. The definition of depth of field is the distance between the closest and furthest objects in an image that appear sharp. What this means is that the … [Read more...] about What Is the Depth Of Field When Taking Pictures?
Photo by Nabil Naidu on Unsplash If you're interested in taking pictures with a bit of mystery and drama, you need to learn how to take silhouette photos. Silhouette photography is great for adding a certain moody mysteriousness to your portfolio. By taking pictures of your subject in front of a light background to create a silhouette, you facilitate a deeper connection within … [Read more...] about How To Take Silhouette Photos Anywhere, Anytime, Like A Pro!
Photo by Linus Mimietz on Unsplash If you're looking for a new monitor, you've probably come across IPS as an option. But what is an IPS monitor? An IPS monitor is one of the four main types of computer monitors available on the market right now. There are TN, VA, IPS, and OLED monitors. And if you're wondering where LCD fits in, the truth is that all four of these panel … [Read more...] about What Is An IPS Monitor? Understanding IPS Monitors for Photographers
Photo by James Bold on Unsplash Anyone who uses a Canon camera is probably familiar with the CR2 image file format. But for those who don't use Canon, or who are using Canon for the first time and don't understand – just what is a CR2 file? The CR2 image file is a standard image file for Canon cameras. It's their own unique file format that stands for Canon Raw 2. … [Read more...] about What Is A CR2 File? Understanding Canon’s Unique File Format