Archive for the ‘Photography Basics’ Category

Canon Picture Style – Extended Functions

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

If you find the photography basics picture style format is less than what you want, you could do more than just tweak the basic photography style settings by uploading additional Canon Picture Styles. For more choice of Canon Picture Styles you can download additional extended picture styles from Canon website for use with your Canon EOS DSLR camera. And in addition if you want to customize in detail or create your own original picture style you could do so too. But for now I’ll just stick to the ones available provided by Canon. (more…)

Canon Picture Style

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Most of the modern photography equipment provides a simple way for how a basic photography will be processed. In the Canon DSLR they call it picture style setting which provide a certain amount of control over how the photo is processed. While most compacts will provide three simple settings called Neutral, Standard and Vivid, the Canon DSLR provide a much wider fine tuning.

The photography basics mode that comes pre-set with the camera body are: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome. An additional 3 user define settings where you can download additional picture style into your camera for additional choices of photographic expression. (more…)

Flash Photography Equipment and Flash Digital Photography

Monday, June 1st, 2009

When you don’t have enough light you need the use of flash photography equipment to help you with your photography basics picture taking. Any digital camera whether it is DSLR or compact or mobile camera works under the same principal. They all need good lighting condition for a good photo taking. (more…)

Basic digital SLR holding camera technique

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Basic digital photography technique of holding an SLR camera in order to obtain good clear images, you need to hold the camera as still and steady as possible. (more…)

Digital Photography Creative Mode Zone

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Using the photography basics mode is simple and easy but it does not provide much control as to how you would like your shot to be taken. In addition, the photos are captured only in jpeg files. The creative mode zone will allow for more control as to how a picture is to be taken. You may render the photo into RAW, JPG, or both. Do note that RAW files are rather big size and you would need very high capacity storage media in order to take many photos. (more…)

Digital Photography Basics Mode Zone

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

The mode dial basic zone is a quick way for taking photography basics pictures. There is no need to fiddle with the ISO, white balance, focus points, shutter speed and aperture f-stop settings. See a scene, select the appropriate basic zone mode, and snap away! (more…)

Digital SLR Photography Basics

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Learning to use a digital SLR for photography is a lot more complicated than using a point-and-shoot compact camera. It is not something you can just pick up from the shop or borrow from a friend and off you go for a quick snap.

Do get yourself familiarised with the various function and buttons of Digital SLR. It would help to save you time when you need to adjust or change any settings when taking a photograph. (more…)