Not much of a cliffhanger as I don't have dragons to invade Westeros.Read More
How do you like your photos? Wide, or tall? While there is no right answer in art, the conventions would usually dictate that if your subject is of a vertical orientation, then a tall photo would be better suited.Read More
We all have bad habits. Here are a few that photographers need to break.Read More
If you've ever looked at a picture on the Internet, there is a very good chance it was a .jpg file.Read More
Our cameras are quite clever in that they can look at a scene and work out the ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed for a "perfect" exposure. Or any combination thereof, depending on which mode you are in - Av, Tv, Manual, etc.Read More
Take three photos of the same scene with different White Balance. Use the Daylight, Cloudy and Florescent options.
As you can see, the camera is quite smart at getting the White Balance correct on Auto.
However, if you want to accentuate the mood in your photo, you may use the White Balance. Perhaps set it to Shade, and get much warmer tones - and make your scene look like a hot summers day. Or use Fluorescent to make it look cold and bleak. Obviously, the White Balance should match your subject too. A cold meadow of flowers or a warm snowscape would probably confuse the viewers of your image.
Our eyes, or rather our brain, has the nasty habit of changing our perception of the colour of the ambient light so that whites look "normal".Read More
Take a photo where there are two light sources.Read More