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Category Archives: Photography Basics

What am I talking About? I have been and always will be amazed at the accuracy of the Continuous Auto-Focus System built into many of the Nikon Camera Systems. However, there are settings in your camera that can greatly improve your results. Most photographers know the difference between “Single Point Focus” and “Continuous Focus”. If […]

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Each subject type should be given special consideration. If the shoot type is known, ie. Wedding, Portrait, Glamour, Children or Landscape, etc, the photographer has time to prepare for the shoot. If the shoot is random, such as travel photography, the photographer has to be able to think fast and make lens, flash and camera […]

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Knowing your Camera Knowing your camera and the settings thereof are extremely important. Upon purchasing your camera you should become very familiar with all of its settings and how to adjust those settings to a particular situation. Just as important to know when you need and what kind of settings your camera should be adjusted, […]

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White Balance White balance is the proper rendering of neutral colors, particularly gray, in order to realistically produce colors, red, green and blue to produce the proper mixture of colors in the image. Most DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) cameras have various ways of adjusting for proper white balance. Auto White Balance – The camera […]

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What is Composition? Composition in Photography is very difficult to define, as it is very subjective. Although it is subjective it can be considered as a recipe as well as consideration of best practices. When shooting one should consider Shapes and patterns, texture, lines, symmetry and extremely important is Depth of Field. When shooting portraits […]

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