When you take a photo with your digital camera, you will have a chance to view the image on the camera’s display. But you can have a look at some useful information, the most valuable is your histogram. This article explains what the histogram is and how you use it to create better photographs.
Imagine you have taken that beautiful picture of that flower a few years back. Now you want to make a new photo of another flower, and you really would like to recreate that image. Do you remember what your settings were? Did you write them all down somewhere? What if there was an easy way to find out about it? If you are photographing with a digital camera, you will find all that information in the EXIF data of
Over the past few months, I have explained the aperture, the exposure triangle, and the depth of field in a series of articles on this blog. You can find them all here. The best way to understand a new subject is to practice and experiment on your own. So in this article, I will give you some exercises that will help you gain an even better understanding of the material and information. You need: A camera which allows you to
In the first two articles of this series we had a look into the definition of the aperture, how it influenced the depth of field1 and how it–combined with the shutter speed and the ISO–built the exposure triangle. This last article will look into how the aperture together with the focal length has an influence on the depth of field. The Relation between Aperture and Focal Length Do you remember the definition of the aperture from the first article