Is the 18-55mm kit lens that comes with many DSLRs good enough for portraits?
18-55mm Kit Lens vs. a Fast 50mm for Portrait Photos
Learn two ways to automatically set a custom white balance on your camera with a gray card.
This is on a Rebel T1i, so if you have a different camera, make sure to apply my directions and compare them to your manual so that you don't break anything.
Cleaning & caring for your expensive camera equipment doesn't have to be difficult, I break down the major parts and give you suggestions on what to use.
Lens comparison for the following lenses:1.8mm, 2.5mm, 3.6mm, 4mm, 8mm, 12mm, 16mm, 6-60mm, 5-100mm. The footage shows holds true for bullet cameras, dome cameras, box cameras, and any other type of CCTV cameras using a 1/3" CCD.
Camera lenses are covered in all sorts of numbers designating things like focal length and aperture... but in this age of digital cameras with sensors from 1/1.5" to Full-Frame, what do they all mean... and just what is a "35mm equivalent"?
We are explaining lenses, what is focal distance and what is f stop. We present few examples and sketches for an easy understanding of the photography terminology of focal distance, focal length, f stop, aperture, all related to camera lenses.
In this video series you will learn about shooting modes and the adjustments that you can make in the different modes. Full Auto, Program Mode, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Mode. You will learn about image size and quality, how to adjust ISO, WB, and how to read the histogram.
dSLR cameras (and many compact digital cameras now on the market) allow you to choose either RAW or JPG format when capturing images. Jpg image files are 8 bit. As such they have 256 levels of brightness per rgb channel. Camera raw files on the other hand are 12 bit and have 4096 levels of brightness per channel.The bonuses to shooting raw files are:- exposure insurance - you can correct a file that is over or underexposed without loosing image quality- perfect white balance - you can get perfec ......
Find out when it's best to switch your lens to manual focus, and how to get a sharp shot every time.
In this video you'll learn how to move the square focal points around by setting the camera to single servo AFS
Low Light (at night) & how to reduce noise!
A detailed tutorial of different Shutter Speeds with sample pictures.
How to set a custom white balance using a grey card with your DSLR.
* The higher the ISO the more sensitive the sensor is going to be to light. * The lower the ISO the less sensitive the sensor is going to be to light. You use low ISO when shooting in daylight or with studio light. You use high ISO when there is not a lot of light available. The drawback of high ISO is graininess/noise in picture.
Photography Tutorial & Tips - A detailed Photography Tutorial on "Aperture" with picture samples. This lesson is very basic and important for beginners. Important Notes:f/2 = bigger aperture (more light coming in) Perfect for blown up backgroundf/12 = smaller aperture (less light coming in) Suitable for big groups or landscape photography where you want everything to be sharp.
This is an explanation of the 3 main components of exposure that need to be understood in order to shoot successfully in Manual mode.
Learning DSLR camera basics can be very easy if you understand and learn how a dslr camera works. The three mechanisms that make it work and that is the Shutter, Aperture and ISO if you learn these three you will learn how to use a DSLR.
Pringles-can lens extender produces dazzling ultra close-ups for peanuts
Everyone loves BOKEH! Here I show 4 tips to create great bokeh with simple kit lenses, and with larger F number, and variable aperture lenses.
The best 'zoom' lens is your feet! Why? Because changing focal length on your lens also changes how your photo will look. So once you know in what way different focal lengths (or zooms) will affect your images - you can begin choosing a zoom setting because of creative reasons rather than simply zooming in and out hoping it'll look good
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