Browsing articles tagged with " aperture"
Feb
22
2011

Photography Basics Tutorial

Ever wonder what it is that actually makes a camera work? This tutorial will cover the inner workings of a camera, and introduce you into photography basics and the expansive world of taking better photographs. For the best tutorials, Follow netglos @twitter and netglos.com To take beautiful photographs you do not need an expensive camera and a bag full of equipment. What is important is the photographer’s ability to see his/her surrounding and use knowledge […]

Feb
22
2011

Aperture and Shutter Priority | Photography Tutorial

The Missing Pages column is a collection of all of the information that should have been included in your camera’s Owner’s Manual—but somehow got left out. This is a hybrid assortment of short articles that delivers the know-how you need to derive the maximum enjoyment—and creative expression—from your equipment. It’s sort of a juiced-up User Guide for creative people who are not necessarily technical. Each part will teach you how to use one of the […]

Feb
21
2011

Focal Length Facts Digital Photography Tutorials

In the good old days there wasn’t much to know about lens focal lengths. A 100mm lens was a 100mm lens; the only thing you needed to know was whether that lens was a telephoto (as it would be on a 35mm film camera), a normal lens (like on a medium-format camera) or a wide angle (as it would be on a 4×5 view camera). Most people quickly learned what the focal lengths represented for […]

Jan
25
2011

Shooting in JPEG or Shooting in RAW

The following tip on RAW vs JPEG was submitted by Richard and Rebecca from Finn Productions (You can see their Flickr account here) . It came out of a discussion in our Flickr Group titled JPG or RAW. There is actually a lot of good discussion already in this thread so once you’ve read the following head over and see what others have to say on the topic. So, you’ve forked over at least $600 […]

Sep
13
2010

100 Photography Tutorials for Professionals And Beginners

Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an incredibly expansive topic that covers a remarkably vast range of subjects from science and art. No matter where you lie on the professional spectrum, there is simply always more to learn. We spent countless hours scouring the web for the best content we could find and share with you, and today we’ll help you expand your knowledge with 100 photography related tutorials! Basic Theory and […]

Aug
23
2010

Architectural Photography Tutorial

Most architectural buildings and structures have a very specific function: habitation, work places, religious buildings, etc. They are characteristic of a particular style, historic period or a human environment. You will have to examine the structure or building you intend to photograph thoroughly in order to be able to focus on one of its functions. The first thing to do when shooting an architectural structure is to determine its most normal aspect. Then, turn around […]

May
31
2010

Taking Great Drop Photos Tutorial

Basics Although there are many ways of shooting water drops, and some are more professional and / or practical, this is how I’ve done it with my setup. It just requires patience, and it helps to have an external flash, because we’ll be doing 1/200 shutter speed and f/13 aperture, and there aren’t many natural light sources to accomplish that and still control where your lighting hits. Materials The before mentioned flash and remote trigger; […]

Apr
22
2010

Taking Clone Photographs Tutorial

As a lot of the interviewees we’ve had on PetaPixel have shared, a great way to improve in your photography skills is to experiment. Even though many of the experiments I share on PetaPixel have nothing to do with directly improving your photography skills, they’ve definitely helped me gain a deeper understanding of various aspects of photography, post-processing, and manipulation, and I hope they can do the same for you. Today, I’ll show you how […]

Feb
15
2010

How can use Fixed 50mm Lens

Can’t figure out why your photos are not tack sharp? Overheard people talking about prime lenses but don’t know what the big deal is all about? This article will help you learn all about prime lenses and how they compare to zoom lenses. Also, you’ll discover a few great techniques for achieving a wonderfully sharp, crisp finish to your photos. Author: Matt Taylor Matthew Taylor is a freelance photographer from Chattanooga, Tennessee who is pursuing […]

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