photography skills

Tricycle Taixs Action Portrait taken during a Chiang Mai Photo Workshop

How to Make the Most of Depth of Field

Depth of field (DOF) is the part of your composition which is acceptably in focus. Knowing how to control it is essential if you want to make the most of it.Having too little or too much of you photo in focus can mean it does not have the impact and meaning that you intended.

How To Overcome Unwanted Motion Blur in Your Photos Kevin Landwer-Johan Photographer

How To Overcome Unwanted Motion Blur in Your Photos

A common cry emanates from photographers when they find their photos are blurry. This anguish is most frequently heard when we sit at our computers with an image at 100% zoom. Sure that it looked sharp on the camera monitor the life-size version appears as one big unsharp smudge.

Nikon D800 DSLR Camera

Stop! What Is That?

‘Stop’ is an important piece of photography jargon. If you understand what it means, controlling your camera settings will be easier and more effective.

Pwo Karen Man Portrait in an outdoor daylight studio How Self Assignments Will Make You A Better Photographer

How Self Assignments Will Make You A Better Photographer

Taking pictures now is easier than any other time in history.Easy doesn’t usually equate with excellence, especially in the arts. Making good art takes, among other things, dedication and intention. It won’t just happen because you have the latest camera or phone.

Young Asian Woman Outdoors The Easiest Way To Learn Manual Mode On Your Camera

Manual Mode Meltdown? – Here’s How to Overcome It

Modern cameras come filled to the brim with awesome, smart technology. You really don’t need to use much of it to take great photos. Focusing on learning manual mode can actually simplify the process. It will enhance your experience in becoming a more competent photographer.

Make the Best Exposure Choice, Be in Control of Your Camera

Being in control of your exposure is important. Our cameras see light differently than our eyes do. You need to make sure the right amount of light your camera ‘sees’ is recorded by the sensor.If your camera records the incorrect amount of light your photo will be overexposed or underexposed. Too light or too dark.

China Girls at New Year For Better photos should You choose manual or auto?

For Better photos should You choose manual or auto?

This is the second article in a series on learning how to use manual mode on your camera.Photography means ‘painting with light.’ Painting a picture requires having the right amount of paint on the canvas, (among other things.) Taking a good photo requires the right amount of light to be recorded by your camera’s sensor, among other things.

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