Learn Photography Terms for Beginners
Jun16

Learn Photography Terms for Beginners

Digital Camera A digital camera has an imaging sensor which forms its heart. The imaging sensor is where light rays travelling through the lens barrel gets focused on to in order to form a sharp image. This sensor is what separates a digital camera from an analog one. Analog camera An analog camera uses either a film or a photo plate to focus light on. There are no electronic circuitry that transfers captured light onto the image...

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The Main Digital SLR Camera Advantages Part 3/3
May21

The Main Digital SLR Camera Advantages Part 3/3

Advantages of Digital SLR Cameras This is the third part of the three part series on Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras. The following are the main digital SLR camera advantages. Ability to change Aperture We are already familiar with the term Aperture. One of the main digital SLR camera advantages is the ability to change Aperture on demand. What happens when you mount a lens on your DSLR? A set of mechanical coupling at...

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Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras – Part 2/3
May20

Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras – Part 2/3

Understanding DSLR Cameras (For Beginners) This is the second part of the three part series on Everything you need to know about DSLR Cameras. In this part we shall learn about some basic DSLR functions. Note – Please read the sections on Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO above after going through the details on Exposure Exposure You will hear about the term Exposure quite often. Exposure is the sum total of light captured as a...

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Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras
May20

Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras

DSLR Camera for Beginners Introduction The Digital Single Lens Reflex camera or the DSLRs as they are popularly referred to, are a very robust camera system. It was once considered to be a camera system that was reserved for professionals only. However, things have changed in the last 5 – 10 years. Even first time camera buyers are looking at these cameras as their preferred choice. If you belong to that category, this tutorial...

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Post Unboxing: Setting Up Your Camera
Jun18

Post Unboxing: Setting Up Your Camera

I remember when I received my first digital SLR. A Nikon D7000. I was so proud of it. For the next week or so, I took it everywhere I went, disregarding the hassles of carrying a long lens and a bulky DSLR with me at all times. It was my best friend. Then I realized there was something wrong with the images that I shot. They somehow did not quite come out the way I expected them to. Though there were times when they did come out...

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The Ultimate Wildlife Lens For Under $3000
May28

The Ultimate Wildlife Lens For Under $3000

Make no mistake about it. Wildlife photography is a gear heavy endeavor. You have to be not only at the top of your game as a photographer, but also carry top quality equipment to make your efforts worth the while. You need a good quality DSLR capable of shooting in low light, and if possible something that is ISO invariant. You need a tripod, or a monopod or at least a bean bag that will give you extra support to stabilize your...

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