Why to Shoot Raw

Why to Shoot Raw

Many are times that you have heard photographers say how shooting raw is the best thing to do. You probably don’t understand why this is so important to so many people. What does it mean for your final images? What difference will it make? The following is a brief description of why you should shoot Raw. High Quality For starters, …

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Best Lighting in Studio

Lighting is an important rudiment in photography. It actually determines the quality of a picture, including the overall skill set of a cameraman. For a top quality photo, light positioning, manipulation, and sharing are key; the fact that you are having a studio shoot is more so the reason to get your lighting equipment and techniques spot on. So how …

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Photoshop Vs Lightroom

Every photographer needs to edit a photo at a given time. However, the difference comes in on the type of editing tool one chooses. Photoshop is one type of editing tool that has made a great name in the world of photography. It is even used as a synonym for digitally altering an image. However, with time, another editing tool …

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How to Use Light Meters

With the use of a camera comes one common challenge; how to get the right photo exposure. This challenge is mainly caused by the improper setting of the light meter this resulting in poor quality pictures. A light meter measures the light intensity of a photo. It uses a digital or analog electric circuit to determine the appropriate shutter speed …

Basic Lighting in Studio

Basic Lighting in Studio

Because of the challenge of regulating the amount of natural light within a setting, and to avoid over lit pictures, a lot of camera enthusiasts opt for studio shooting. Shooting quality images in the studio is all about having the basic knowledge on a studio set up, camera, lighting accessories and techniques. Let us begin with the basic lighting set. …

Video Shooting Tips

Video Shooting Tips

Video shooting is an interesting activity, both for the camera operator and subjects involved. However, it requires intense and thorough planning. All successful video shoots start long before the crew has started recording; it starts from the planning, budgeting, logistics, and so on so forth. In that regard, you should  always be clear from the word go, hat you want …

How to Protect Your Lenses and Camera Sensors

How to Protect Your Lenses and Camera Sensors

Within every camera are two vital components: the lens and camera Sensors. Camera sensors (CCD, CMOS, Foveon x3, Live MOS….) determine the camera physical size, photo image size and quality, screen resolution, Lens type among many other factors.  They (sensors) capture light and convert the picture you see on the viewfinder it into the glaring image you see on your …

What Is Photography

What Is Photography?

Photography is an art, science and practice of taking and processing photos. It involves the use of image sensors or photographic films in recording light or electromagnetic radiation to end up with durable images (photos). Photography is used in many fields that range from: manufacturing, business, communication, art, music, film, including for recreational purposes. From below you will learn about …

What Setting to Use on Your DSLR

What setting to use on your DSLR

Dslr (Digital single Reflex camera) is a portable, low cost quality image camera that uses optic and mechanism of a single lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor as compared to photographic films. It is a great camera to carry around for an executive or casual shoot. The only problem is that not many people know how to set …

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When to Use a Flash

When taking indoor and outdoor pictures as an amateur or professional photographer, it is easy to be tempted to press the flash button of your camera.  That is because of the perception and norm shared by some photographers and camera subjects that a good and quality picture is flash enabled. While partly true, there are instances where a camera flash …