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12 Rules for Effective Composition in Photography

In a previous post about the composition, I’ve explained why good composition is important. A good composition can bring out the best out of the dull. But in practical, understanding the composition takes a lot of time and practice. But to help in achieving a good composing skill in photography, there are few rules and techniques of framing in photography. …

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Introduction to the Composition in Photography

When we talk about any art, there is the  “composition” which keeps more importance than any other factors. We say the proper composition is important for any successful art. And as photography is an art, here also it is very important. In this post, I’ll explain how to compose an image and why it is important. What is the Composition? …

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White Balance Explained : How to set correct white balance in your SLR

When you first look at any image, which factors catch your sight first? Colours, toning and its depth. Colour is the most important element whether it is your life or your photograph. Colours fill a life in the image and describes it. And besides colour saturation, one factor also affects the colours in your image, it is white balance. Many …

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Histogram in Photography : How to read and use to get Perfect Exposure

Perfect exposure is always a key for a better photograph. In my previous few posts, I’ve introduced you to the exposure and factors which affect the exposure; also how to achieve the perfect exposure. While explaining these things, I’ve used one term “Histogram” to check whether desired exposure is achieved or not. It’s quite obvious that many of you are …

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Introduction to ISO and Digital Noise in Digital Photography

ISO is an acronym for International Standards Organization. Basically in photography, ISO stands for the sensitivity of film or camera sensors to light. ISO word came in picture from earlier photography, just like aperture and shutter speed. In those days, when digitalisation of photography was yet to happen, ISO value was used to indicate sensitivity of film to light. Different …

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Understanding Aperture and Depth of Field (DOF) in Photography

Hello friends! Since last 2 posts I’ve been explaining you about exposure and how to get rid of auto mode. One thing always remember that keep experimenting with different settings and modes. More you experiment with your camera, more you’ll learn about exposure. Day by day you’ll come to know that there are tremendous possibilities and vast creativity you can …

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Understanding Shutter Speed : Effects on Exposure and Motion

  To understand the exposure, it is essential to learn the exposure triangle I’ve introduced in earlier post. Let us move towards the factor which effects exposure as well as visual motion, Shutter speed. What is Shutter Speed? Shutter speed is the amount of time for which photographic film or sensor is exposed to light. When shutter release button is …

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Learning Basics of Exposure in Digital Photography

What is Exposure? Light and exposure are at the very heart of photography. It is the light that creates your photo, and exposure decides the amount of light that should be there in your photo. Technically exposure is the amount of light reaching a photographic sensor. Being the most basic requirement for photography, yet even professional photographers struggle to achieve …

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Know Your Camera – Part 2

In the last post, I’ve explained about 3 basic types of camera. Now let’s move towards the one which will take you away from your normal life and towards a wonderful journey once you are well aware about it.Yes the DSLR! When we hold a DSLR for the first time, it’s obvious we get confused watching so many buttons and …