Is Auto-ISO good or bad?

Is Auto-ISO good or bad?

Today I’m going to get a bit philosophical. Yes, that’s right. Photography is sometimes related to our life philosophy also. And I will demonstrate this by talking about the setting of Auto-ISO. If you’ve done my Photography Course, you would know that one of the points where I differ from other Photography teachers is that…

Is Auto mode bad?

Is Auto mode bad?

One of the common myths in the photography world is that using the AUTO mode on your DSLR is a bad thing. A lot of people think that unless you are shooting in manual mode, you aren’t a REAL photographer. This is not entirely true. Manual mode is definitely a superior mode to shoot in…

How to Use the Color Balance (White Balance) Function to Correct Color Casts in Your Shots

How to Use the Color Balance (White Balance) Function to Correct Color Casts in Your Shots

Sometimes, due to the kind of lighting that we are shooting in, our images can have an unwanted colour cast in them. For example, look at the shot below: You can see that the shot appears very yellowish. This is because it’s being shot under tungsten lighting, which produces a yellow looking warm light. Different…

A Beginner’s Guide to HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography
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A Beginner’s Guide to HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography

Ever wondered how photographers get those surreal looking landscape images, like the one below? The answer lies in HDR photography. HDR photography refers to High Dynamic Range photography. What this means is that usually, it’s very difficult to shoot scenes in which there is a high contrast. For instance, when we take a shot of…

Using the Monochrome Picture Style to Directly Shoot in Black and White

Using the Monochrome Picture Style to Directly Shoot in Black and White

Monochrome Filter The monochrome filter basically refers to shooting your images in black and white directly from the camera. Though every shot can be turned into a black and white shot while editing, sometimes it’s fun to shoot a shot directly as black and white. Here’s how you can activate the monochrome filter: Watch the…

Evaluative (Matrix) Metering vs. Spot Metering: A Comparison

Evaluative (Matrix) Metering vs. Spot Metering: A Comparison

Understanding the metering system in a camera can help you get the correct exposure very quickly. The two most common types of metering systems are – Evaluative (Canon)/Matrix (Nikon), which is the default metering system and Spot Metering. When you take a shot, the camera works by taking into account the exposure for a certain…