Category: Photography Basics

Posts that have to do with the basics of photography

Five (5) Things To Practice With Whatever Camera We’re Using Right Now That Could Improve Our Photography.

Five (5) Things To Practice With Whatever Camera We’re Using Right Now That Could Improve Our Photography. Seeing And Thinking. Framing And Content. Tonality. Focusing. Critiquing. Five things. OK, there’s really seven but some are closely related so I combined

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White Should Be White. Right?

The white balance settings on your camera represent the Kelvin temperatures of various illuminating light sources. The Kelvin temperature of a light source describes the color of an illuminating light source. The term color temperature and the term Kelvin temperature

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Some Tips For “Artistic” Photography.

Don’t think about producing “art”. Produce pictures that reflect your mind. Each of our minds perceive what we see differently. If art is “unique” and our perceptions are different, then it seems to me that if we create photographs based

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Are Post Processed Or Edited Photos Considered Real Photographs?

Depending on what was applied during post. I think it gets to the point where I’d consider something as “photography based”. Study And Practice Photography With Sam

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A Question From A Photographer.

Here it Is: “I have a beautiful new DSLR camera but I’m mostly on auto mode because I don’t have to tweak all the settings. How do professionals set up their cameras for each shot?” Here’s my Answer: “Whether professionals

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How Can We Become Good Photographers? Can We Be Helped?

We become the photographers we want to be with practice. A good teacher can offer us help by offering guidance regarding our practice. Study And Practice Photography With Sam.

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Where Can Someone Learn Photography Online?

There are many options. Some options are well known and some aren’t. Many students/photographers I teach face to face tell me they have difficulty learning photography from online sources. They tell me the information seems inconsistent and there’s no opportunity

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Can We Learn Photography On A Cheap Digital Compact Camera?

Yes. Photography is less about equipment and more about the photographer making the picture. Learn to use whatever camera you’ve got to make pictures. On a base level, in terms of what we do as photographers, and with our camera

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What’s The Best Creative Gadget For Photography?

Your mind. All those other “creative gadgets” are nothing more than tools and don’t create anything. They can be used during the creative process, but remember that it’s our mind that runs the show in terms of our understanding of

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Seeing As Photographers

Assuming our eyes are functioning in a manner in which we can see, as photographers, we are seeing as all humans see. There’s nothing special/unique about what/how we see as humans. What makes each of us unique is how we

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