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Category: Digital Photography Basics

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Three Secrets To Stunning Photos

Three Secrets To Stunning Photos

What are the secret to stunning photos? Does a stunning photo require one thing or is it a combination of secrets? These questions have been burning in the minds of photography enthusiasts forever. It can be frustration to have the desire to take stunning images but a lack of knowledge holds you back. I was […]

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How To Get Beautiful Colour In Your Photos

How To Get Beautiful Colour In Your Photos

White balance is probably one of the most underestimated aspects in photography. White balance falls under the category of colour management. Colour management is simply a process used to describe attaining accurate colour in your photos. White balance is a crucial part of your colour management. White balance represents the colour hue or tone in […]

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Creating Beautiful Portraits Using Natural Window Light

Creating Beautiful Portraits Using Natural Window Light

    It’s not difficult to create a lovely portrait that your friend will love. If you have no flash and no studio lights, then why not consider window light? The trouble is that with this is that no one uses window light properly. Many photographers position the subject in front of the window. They […]

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How To Take Sharp Photos

How To Take Sharp Photos

Many people ask me if there is a secret to getting sharp photos. I often respond that it is a combination of a few factors. These factors include shutter speed, aperture and f-stop, using a tripod and distance to subject. These things work together to create a sharp image. Once you learn how to work […]

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How To Use Flash In Portrait Photography

How To Use Flash In Portrait Photography

There are lots of ways to light a person for a portrait shoot. Light can come in many forms and none so portable than the flash. There is a trick to using flash. The trick is knowing about the colour of the flash, the output, proximity to your person and shadows. There are many flash […]

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How To Take Better Photographs - Capturing Beautiful Light And Great Moments

How To Take Better Photographs – Capturing Beautiful Light And Great Moments

You’ve probably heard me talking about how important it is to get your photos right when you take them. What does this mean? Well it simply means not to rely on Photoshop to fix everything. Photoshop is great, and we need it, but it’s not a repair tool. It is a tool for enhancement. You […]

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Digital Photography Techniques for Beginners

Digital Photography Techniques for Beginners

 Photo copyright by Amy Renfrey. There are many ways to learn how to use your camera, but do these things make you a better photographer? The answer to that is “it depends”. You see, the camera is simply a tool to create artistic images. It depends on how that tool is used that determines the […]

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The Importance of Lighting in Photography

The Importance of Lighting in Photography

You’ve heard me talk about how important lighting in photography is, but do you really know why? You may know that getting enough light is important, but there is a lot more to the story. Light comes in a couple of ways. The first is direct light from a light source, such as the sun. […]

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How to Watermark Your Photos

How to Watermark Your Photos

As a photographer, how do you protect your photos? One of the best ways is to watermark your photo.  In this article I will be discussing how to watermark your photos. By learning how to add a watermark to your photos will give you better protection from intellectual copyright theft.  Let’s examine how to put […]

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Learning The Basics of SLR Photography

Learning The Basics of SLR Photography

Learning how to use your SLR is not as hard as it seems. Think of the camera as a box that lets in light. On that box is a series of controls. These controls allow you to let a lot or a little bit of light in. The amount of light coming in will determine […]