Photography terms and definitions
Back Button Focus – What it is and why you might want to use it
Yes, we’re bringing up the back button focus. This is one of those things that regularly seems to split the camera-owning public. One side swears by it, and the other side can’t stand it or just doesn’t see the point. But, like many things in photography, it’s just another way of doing something. In this case, focusing your lens.
Camera symbols and their meaning: a complete guide
There are a lot of icons on your camera’s LCD and viewfinder. Here is a list of all the camera symbols you can find in your camera’s LCD and their meaning
Reflectors in photography – a complete guide
If there’s one piece of kit that any photographer should have, it’s a reflector. They are inexpensive, simple to use, and highly effective. We’re going to look at the different types of reflectors you can purchase and how to use them. You’ll see why anyone with a camera, from an amateur to a professional photographer with years of experience, should never be without one.
What is the golden ratio, and how to use it in photography?
The Golden Ratio is a compositional tool. Composition is the process of arranging your frame to make an image that draws in the viewer and keeps them interested in your photo. Along with exposure and lighting, composition is key to good photography. So, in this article, we’re going to look at the Golden Ratio, learn what it is, how to spot it, and how to use it when composting photos.
What are handheld light meters and how do you use them?
A handheld light meter used to be an essential piece of kit. They are less common now but this is why and how you should be using one.
Symmetry in photography – everything you need to know
Symmetry exists everywhere around us. It is within nature, for example, in flowers and starfish. This means that artists have been reproducing symmetry in their…