top tips no. 1
As a supplement to the longer tutorials I post on here, I am starting a series of quick tips to help the followers of this blog make the most of their photography. A lot of these will be aimed at DSLR users, but not all! I hope you find them useful:
Top tip 1 - Don't touch that dial!
One of the great things about a DSLR is th ...
June 24, 2010
tutorial two – composition basics
One of the things that will help your pictures stand out from the crowd is to have a knowledge of the basics of setting up an interesting image. This is easier said than done, but the main areas I would recommend focusing on are as follows:
~ Identifying your subject
~ Using "The Rule of Thirds"
~ Making the most of "leading l ...
June 3, 2010
tutorial one – getting good family pics
A few people have asked me about the recipe for getting good family pics, so I thought I would put down a quick tutorial for all you guys out there with a DSLR. Here's what you need:
1 - A DSLR set to "Aperture Priority" mode
2 - A fast lens (i.e. with a wide aperture - say f/2.8 or higher - f/2.5, f/2, f/1.8, f/1.4, etc)
May 18, 2010