Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Balance in photography is a crucial principle of good composition. A photograph has balance when different areas of the frame equally draw the viewer's eye. This happens when objects, colors, or the sides of the image have the same...
What Is The Exposure Triangle? Before we jump in, it's important to know what exposure is. Exposure refers to how much light reaches your camera's sensor or film through the lens. It dictates how light or dark a photo is. The...
Whether you’re holding your smart phone or have a top-of-the-line rig on a nice camera tripod with a perfect wide angle lens, eventually you are going to find yourself unable to ignore a stunning sunset or powerful combination of...
Many lower end DSLR cameras come with a built-in flash. However, many more expensive cameras do not have them? Why? Essentially, a built-in flash can become a detriment to an otherwise excellent image. For many types of pictures, an...
Time-lapse photography is an age-old trick that allows photographers and videographers to speed up time. A popular tool for shooting astrophotography, sunsets, the growth of plants, city life, and construction, time-lapse photography is a go-to for displaying subjects in fast-forward.  It’s...
Happy Earth Day, everyone! In honor of this big blue marble we call home, we put together a guide of the top 6 drone photography tips required to take perfect aerial photos. Aerial photography is intimidating to even the...
Don’t let yourself get stuck in a funk of lacking creativity. If you are struggling to find that feeling of photographic inspiration, try these tricks and strategies to get the juices flowing again. They help get you out of...
Just like the use of negative space in design, the artful use of negative space in photography is a valuable composition technique. In compositions where plain, empty, or white space surrounds the subject (your positive space), negative space is...
Aperture priority mode is an underrated camera feature. Standard on any digital camera with a mode dial, it’s often abbreviated as Av or just A.  Many photographers opt to use it as their default mode selection. We’ve broken down...
Low light photography isn’t always easy. Managing that exposure triangle is tricky! But if you want shoot anywhere with less than ideal light conditions, it’s something you need to learn. We recommend starting with a fairly solid mirrorless or DSLR (no...