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Photography Tutorials

What are white balance settings in photography?

What are white balance settings? Every digital camera has what is called a white balance system that aims to adjust the colours to produce accurate whites according to the light conditions in which you are photographing. Basically, your white balance system is trying to ensure that your images look how they did when you saw them.

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How to get shallow depth-of-field effects with any camera

Many people think you can only achieve shallow depth-of-field effects with full-frame cameras and fast lenses. While these, of course, help, the truth is you can make images with shallow depth of field whether your camera is a smartphone or a compact. And you can even do it without resorting to Photoshop trickery!

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What is depth of field in photography?

Depth of field in photography is, quite simply, the area within the image that appears in focus, and controlling depth of field is one of the most powerful tools you have as a photographer in determining the look and feel of your image

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How to photograph the moon

Learning how to photograph the moon is a technique anyone can achieve with good planning. In this tutorial we show you how to set up your camera for success.

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5 quick fixes to improve long exposures

If you shoot a lot of night photography or low-light conditions, you’ve probably found that many times your long exposures just aren’t quite working out. This can be for a number of reasons, and in this guide we’ll explain a few simple ways to improve them.

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How to shoot real estate photography

Most people don’t think about real estate photography as an art form, but taking striking pictures of interiors is quite a delicate art. In this excellent video tutorial, photographer Troy Nikolic explains how to set up your camera to bag great pictures.

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8 camera tricks to save you time with your photography

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re someone who would rather be taking photographs than dealing with work and life’s minutiae. While we can’t remove those problems for you, we can offer some quick camera tricks to help you become a more effective photographer by making the most of the time you have with your camera.

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What is aspect ratio in photography

If you are inclined to choose your image format when processing files, then it might be time you started using your camera’s aspect ratio settings. Here we explain everything you need to know about aspect ratio in photography.

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Drive Modes Explained: when and how to use them

Learning how to use your camera’s drive mode options in the optimum conditions is a crucial first step towards helping you become a more versatile photographer who can take pictures in a wide variety of situations. Below we explain how your drive modes work, and how and when to use them.

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