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iPhone Photography

by 2 Important iPhone Photography tips The other day I was at my daughter’s dance recital and noticed all the parents taking pictures with all kinds of devices. What caught my eye the most was all the overexposed pictures and videos people were taking with their iPhones, and iPads. I wish I could have interrupted […]

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Metering

by When you take a picture in Auto mode or Semi-auto modes, your camera does a pretty good job in giving you a proper exposure. Have you ever wondered how the camera is able to give you a proper setting and exposure in the first place? What standard or scale is it using to do […]

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Exposure compensation

by WHAT IS EXPOSURE COMPENSATION? When you take a picture with your camera in Full Auto mode, the camera calculates a setting based on what it believes to be a proper exposure and takes a picture. When you use manual mode(M), you’re setting the exposure yourself, instead of relying on the camera. When you use […]

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Exposure : Part 1

by Photography Exposure Basics I shared the importance of light in photography. Without light, there will be no photos. Exposure is the quantity of light reaching the camera sensor, as determined by the ISO, aperture and shutter speed. So, a photo is properly exposed when the ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture have to come into […]

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ISO in your camera

by What is ISO on my camera? ISO is the measure of a camera sensor’s sensitivity to light. The easiest way to explain it is, low ISO is less sensitive to light, and high ISO is more sensitive to light. So change your ISO on your camera according to how much light is available. ISO […]

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Aperture : F-stop

by Aperture refers to the opening of the lens where light passes through to the camera sensor. Aperture is measured in “f-stops”. You’ll notice numbers like f/1.4, f/1.8, f/2.0, f/2.8, f/4.0….f/16, f/22 etc. The lower the f-stop number the larger the aperture. A larger opening for more light to travel into the camera. And the […]

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Exposure : Part 2

by Now that you have a basic understanding of exposure, let’s dig deeper to get more creative. You can get a proper exposure at various apertures, shutter speed or ISO, but understanding these three elements gives you creative control over where to set each value and how your image will look. So, if you want […]

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Flash photography tips with Yoda

by Flash or flash not. Here are some flash photography tips for you. All camera equipment should serve a purpose. Flash is one of them. Flash is mainly used when there isn’t enough available light. However, camera flash often overpowers the ambient light, and lights up everything. It changes the mood of the photo. That […]

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