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Photography Tutorials

Lesson four - ISO

Lesson four - ISO
8 Apr '16

In lesson three, we found that using a large aperture and shutter speed numbers can result in dark photos, especially in low light.  ISO is used to fix this problem.
 

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Full moon

Full moon
30 Jul '15

When taking shots of the full moon, you need to understand that the exposure meter will be incorrect (there is lots of black and not much white).  I took this one one full stop lower than the centre.
(This comment will make perfect sense when you do the course!)

Understanding light

Understanding light
7 Apr '15

Why did my photo go so dark?!  
Lesson 3 explains what happens to the brightness of your photos when you use different settings for shutter speed and aperture.

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Aperture

Aperture
14 Apr '14

Aperture is all about depth of field. Hopefully, you can see the blurred background in the tiny introduction shot of our model, Nyarai.

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Shutter Speed

Shutter Speed
19 Jan '14

Any time there is movement in your photo, think shutter speed!  Hopefully, you can see the blurry water in the tiny intro picture.. 

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Last minute Christmas present...

Last minute Christmas present...
8 Dec '13

You didn't get time to buy a Christmas present.  Or, you just forgot.  This article is a quick "save yourself Christmas gift!"  Buy them a basic digital photography course - at a time that suits them.  

DSLR Buying Guide

DSLR Buying Guide
2 Nov '13

So what's my first piece of advice to someone who wants to upgrade to an SLR?  DON'T ! - until you've done a course.  

Most people are completely unaware of the fantastic photos that they can get from a pocket camera these days.  Yes, really.  Have a look in the Student Gallery.  The most recent example called "Twinkle, twinkle" makes the point perfectly.  

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