Posts Tagged ‘Basics’

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…)

Wedding Photography Tips

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Recently, my cousin wanted some wedding photography tips and how to go about taking better wedding reception photos. I’m sure many would experience a lot of difficulties especially going for wedding night photos assignment for the first time. The wedding photography tips is based on my own experience and may not be the best way to go around doing it. After all each wedding photographer would find out by themselves what would be the best way to go about doing proper wedding reception photography.

Most of us are not super rich; we don’t have so much money to splurge on the best photography equipment! So we have to start with cheaper equipment and work our way up to better photography equipment later. (more…)

Photo composition – focal point photography

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Sometimes a scene can be cluttered with no sense of subject matter, or it could be a plain scenery making it very difficult to make a good photo composition. You need to pick out something in the picture to centre the attention or what you call the focal point photography. (more…)

Photo composition – the four key points

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Besides looking at the rule-of-thirds for photo composition, you can use the four key point intersection of the vertical and horizontal of the imaginary lines for the placement of subjects. (more…)

Basic photography composition – rule of thirds

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

One of the fundamental photography basics rule that every photographer should know is the rule of thirds. Once, I chuckled when viewing an instructional video tutorial about learning photography when the instructor advised us to avoid putting the subject dead centre in the picture frame because it is deadly! Truly this is the rule to live by most of the time! (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…)

Getting the digital SLR ready for your first photography shoot

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

After purchasing your camera, I’m sure you would be most eager to take some photography basics pictures immediately. If there is some residual power in the battery even though it was pack brand new from the manufacturer, you could probably snap one or two. It would be better to fully charge the battery before exploring and learning the capability of your digital SLR camera. (more…)