Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thirds

The first compositional rule that all photographers come across is the rule of thirds. The composition works better if you split your camera’s screen into thirds and place key objects on these lines. It is a great way to improve your photos and make them effective...
Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

There are many shooting modes and it is all up to you to select which one you are going to use. They include; Creative-Auto, Shutter Speed Priority, Program, Manual Mode, Aperture Priority, and Sports Mode, etc. When you learn about all the modes, then you can select...
Histogram

Histogram

The histogram gives you a graph of the exposure. It tells you about the evenness of the exposure. LCD screen does not give you the best information through the display as it shows the brightness of the LCD itself and is affected by the outside lighting conditions you...
ISO

ISO

The exposure can be increased by turning the ISO number up, but at the same time, there is more ‘grains’ or ‘digital noise’. It shows that the image quality is decreased. You have to choose between the higher exposure and the...
Shutter Speed

Shutter Speed

After passing through the aperture of the lens, light reaches the shutter. Now you will take the decision about how much of light you want to permit into the camera. Shutter speed is adjusted depending on the light available and the object you are shooting. Normally,...
Aperture

Aperture

The aperture is actually the diameter of the hole inside the lens. Light enters the lens through an aperture. The smaller the aperture, the lesser light is allowed to get in and vice versa. It has an effect on the depth of field of the picture. The f/number gets lower...