Photography 201: The Bokeh Effect

Photography 201: The Bokeh Effect

As you dive into deeper topics in photography, you’ve probably come across some terms like “bokeh,” “aspect ratio,” “histogram,” “flash sync,” and “depth of field.” But unless you’re taking a class, you don’t know the meaning of these words out of context. That’s okay...
Cameras 201: What is a Shutter Release?

Cameras 201: What is a Shutter Release?

As you learn more about your DSLR camera, photography in general, and the many facets of the art, you’re probably noticing more and more accessories that the professionals around you are using. Many photographers are looking for a certain something. Something that...
Why You Should Be Using RAW Image Format

Why You Should Be Using RAW Image Format

Most people, especially those new to the photographer community, have heard that they should be shooting their pictures in raw image format. Unfortunately, what most of these people don’t really realize is why or how. To start with, a RAW file is one that takes in all...
Understanding What White Balance Is

Understanding What White Balance Is

If you own a modern camera, then you have probably heard the term “white balance” before. Even more importantly, you have probably wondered what is white balance exactly. Before you go and Google, what is WB, check out our basic definition. To put it in simple terms,...

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