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Lesson 15: Rule Of Thirds

The rule of thirds is one of the most basic composition guidelines in photography. The rule of thirds makes use of a natural tendency of the human eye to be more strongly drawn towards certain parts of an image. The rule states that an image should be imagined as divided into nine equal parts by […]

Lesson 14: Metering Mode

Metering mode refers to the way in which a camera determines the exposure. Cameras generally allow the user to select between spot, center-weighted average, or multi-zone metering modes. Various metering modes are provided to allow the user to select the most appropriate one for use in a variety of lighting conditions. SPOT METERING: With spot […]

Lesson 13: White Balance

White balance is a digital camera setting that allows the colors in your photos to appear accurately. White balance gets it’s name because if a photo has correct white balance, things that are white in reality appear white in the photo. All other colors appear accurately too – blacks are pure black and gray are […]

Lesson 12: Semi Automatic and Fully Manual Modes

APERTURE PRIORITY MODE (A or AV): This mode is really a semi-automatic (or semi-manual) mode where you choose the aperture and the camera chooses the shutter speed so as to ensure you have a well balanced exposure. Aperture priority mode is useful when you’re looking to control the depth of field in a shot (usually […]

Lesson 9: Batteries

Batteries are another very important aspect that you will have to take into consideration. Some digital cameras (mainly the DSLRs) come with their own rechargeable batteries, so the only thing you can do after you get your camera is to see if this one is enough for you and if not, you can buy another […]