Low Light Photography Tips

Low Light Photography Tips

Here is a helpful infographic on the subject.

 
Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

Night Sky & Star Photography Techniques

It's one of the easiest forms of photography that yields some of the most impressive results.

 
Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Be prepared to get up early to catch the best shots!

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

How to Use Photography Metering for Vivid Images

How to Use Photography Metering for Vivid Images

Most digital cameras share common features like exposure modes and focus settings. Various metering modes are found in all DSLRs. They offer different ways of reading the light values coming into a camera and determining the proper expsoure. Metering mode can also be defined as “the area in the viewfinder that is metered.” In the […]

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Landscape Photography: Manual Mode or Aperture Priority (Video Tutorial)

Landscape Photography: Manual Mode or Aperture Priority (Video Tutorial)

When photographing landscapes, one important factor that your camera settings influence is the depth of field. Usually you want a landscape image to come out as sharp as possible throughout the whole frame. And as you might have already guessed, you can control that by adjusting your aperture. You can easily do this by putting […]

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Five “Hidden” Features of the Histogram in Lightroom

Five “Hidden” Features of the Histogram in Lightroom

This article is a general overview of the histogram lessons from the Lightroom for Landscapes Program (currently 70% off) if you’d like to learn more on how to master the fantastic world of Lightroom. The Histogram is Directly Connected to Your Tonal Sliders If you ever wondered what exact tones you are adjusting with the […]

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How Does Auto-Focusing Work?

How Does Auto-Focusing Work?

The science behind camera auto-focusing systems can be an intimidating subject for a beginner. In this short video Techquickie attempts to unravel the mumbo-jumbo: There are many different types of auto-focusing systems. They can be broadly broken down into two basic types: active and passive. Spoiler: All DSLR cameras use one or more forms of […]

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Manual Settings for Beginner Photographers

Manual Settings for Beginner Photographers

Recently an intern joined me and drove me up the wall with questions about manual settings for photogra​​phy. Questions like ​”What zoom range should I adjust my lens to shoot a portrait and a group photo. Isn’t shutter speed useless?​” drove me absolutely nuts!​ Before I shunned him away, I realized that there are no […]

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How a DSLR Shutter Works

How a DSLR Shutter Works

You probably know everything there is to know about your DSLR, including the way the shutter mechanism works. But have you ever had the opportunity to look at it in its bare form? The way the system works without the clutter of the rest of the components and contraptions added to the camera? Chris Marquardt […]

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