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. These photography tutorials cover the basics as well as more advanced photography techniques to help you gain a better understanding of the art.
Image stabilisation features in lenses and improved high ISO performance in cameras have transformed the possibilities of taking pictures in low light, but the steady base of a tripod is your best choice when it comes to exploring the creative possibilities of slow shutter speeds and low light.
Flash photography isn't just a back-up for shooting in low-light conditions; correct use of flash can improve photos even if they are taken in broad daylight. This guide shows you how to use a built-in flash as well as hot shoe, off axis and macro flash guns.
The White Balance setting on cameras and editing software allows changes to the colour balance in your photos, making them warmer or cooler depending on the light conditions you're shooting in. White balance is also used to change the atmosphere in your photo.
Learn what photography composition is and how the placement and relationship of elements within a picture from one of the most fundamental elements photography.
Learn the basics of the exposure triangle and how the three fundamental elements of exposure, ISO, aperture, and shutter speed, work together to form the perfect exposure.
Accurate control over shutter speed can make or break a shot, so use this guide to take control over your shutter speed.
Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a photographic lens magnification. We also look at the different types of lens available.
Cameras have a multitude of camera shooting modes and settings which can be confusing at first. Once you know what they mean they are very easy to use and this guide shows you how.
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The miniature world of macro photography of insects, bugs and plants offers some of the most powerful nature photographs imaginable... for those who take a little time to explore.