Photo by Federico Bottos on Unsplash To be a great photographer, you first need to master camera settings. While you might assume every camera comes ready to rock with the same settings, that's not really the case. You can definitely point and shoot to take pictures without ever looking at the settings, but if you want more detail, more realistic pictures, more vivid … [Read more...] about How To Master Every Camera Setting: Camera Settings Basics
Photo by Mpho Mojapelo on Unsplash Off-camera flash is a lighting technique in which a special portable flashgun or speedlight is used to take full control over the intensity of light and the direction of the light. This is one of those techniques that should be understood by all professional photographers, and today we’re going to show you the ropes and explain the equipment … [Read more...] about Understanding the Essentials of Off-Camera Flash
Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash Light is the most important part of photography. Without light, your camera would never be able to take a photograph. But what a lot of people don't understand is that there are two types of light that are critical for photographers to understand. There is incident light and reflected light. What Is Incident Light? Incident light is by … [Read more...] about Understanding Incident Light & Reflective Light In Photography
Photo by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash Lens flare can happen during any kind of lighting conditions, so long as there is light present. Lens flare is when light rays from a bright light source, usually the sun, bounce and reflect off the different elements and diaphragms inside of your lens, sometimes even off your sensor, to potentially damage the quality of your image and even … [Read more...] about What Is Lens Flare In Photography?
Photo by Greg Rosenke on Unsplash ISO is one of the most important settings on your camera. ISO is known as one of the three pillars of photography. The other two important settings include shutter speed and aperture. However, ISO has a massive impact on how your pictures look. But just what is ISO on a camera? How does the ISO affect your pictures and how can you master … [Read more...] about The Most Critical Camera Setting: What is ISO on a Camera?