What is Capture One? Photography Editing Software Review

What is Capture One? The software has emerged as one of the premiere resources for editing RAW image files – but what are the benefits of Capture One and how is the software used? We’re going to answer those questions by breaking down some of the strengths and weaknesses of Capture 1. We’ll also look… Continue reading What is Capture One? Photography Editing Software Review

What is Shutter Speed and Its Role in the Exposure Triangle?

Exposure TriangleWhat is Aperture?What is ISO?What is Shutter Speed?What is Frame Rate? We all know the sound that a camera makes. That satisfying click when we press the button and create our photograph. What we’re hearing is the camera’s shutter. That sound is the shutter moving up and down. It moves the same way every… Continue reading What is Shutter Speed and Its Role in the Exposure Triangle?

What is the Exposure Triangle? Aperture, ISO and Shutter Speed

Exposure TriangleWhat is Aperture?What is ISO?What is Shutter Speed?What is Frame Rate? Light is responsible for every image captured in both photography and cinematography. How a camera captures light is determined by three variables that make up what is known as the exposure triangle. What is the exposure triangle? How can each one of its… Continue reading What is the Exposure Triangle? Aperture, ISO and Shutter Speed

What is ISO? And How Does it Work with Aperture and Shutter Speed

Exposure TriangleWhat is Aperture?What is ISO?What is Shutter Speed?What is Frame Rate? When you take a photo or shoot a video, are you an expert on lighting? Maybe you don’t want to take the time to master lighting techniques, and that’s perfectly fine because you don’t have to. But you do need to know what… Continue reading What is ISO? And How Does it Work with Aperture and Shutter Speed

What Is a Focus Chart, How They Work, and Where To Get One

Before you yell, “Action,” you need to make sure the subject in your frame is in the sharpest, cleanest focus possible. This is known as critical focus, and it makes all the difference in having a professional-looking video and an amateur one. You need the right tools on-set to properly calibrate your camera. Right now,… Continue reading What Is a Focus Chart, How They Work, and Where To Get One

What is Aperture — Ultimate Guide to the Camera Aperture and Depth of Field

Exposure TriangleWhat is Aperture?What is ISO?What is Shutter Speed?What is Frame Rate? If you know how to adjust your aperture on your digital camera, you’re much closer to mastering lighting and nailing the right exposure for your shots. Without knowing how to use aperture, and how it works with other camera settings, you could be… Continue reading What is Aperture — Ultimate Guide to the Camera Aperture and Depth of Field

What is Bokeh in Photography & Video? Bokeh Meaning and Creative Examples

Once you’re familiar with the basics of photography and videography, more advanced techniques are fun to explore. One of those techniques is bokeh, the tasteful inclusion of out of focus elements. Aperture and depth of field are necessary for achieving the bokeh effect but what is bokeh exactly? We’ll start with a bokeh meaning, including… Continue reading What is Bokeh in Photography & Video? Bokeh Meaning and Creative Examples

Camera Sensor Sizes Explained: What You Need to Know

Inside your digital camera is a very important element: the sensor. Camera sensor size is definitely something to consider when renting or purchasing a camera. The image quality and the flexibility of what kinds of images you can capture is directly related to your camera’s sensor. So how exactly does camera sensor size matter? Let’s… Continue reading Camera Sensor Sizes Explained: What You Need to Know

Soft Focus Photography & How to Master that Soft Focus Look

While we may be familiar with soft focus shots as images with intentional blur or glamour shots in portraits, understanding this effect in such a limiting way…well, limits us! The shots that are possible when you master soft focus are endless, and they can be done whether you have high-tech equipment, or not. So what… Continue reading Soft Focus Photography & How to Master that Soft Focus Look

The Essential Guide to Depth of Field [with Examples]

Dof basicsShallow dofDeep dofDOF GuideTYPES OF CAMERA FOCUS The best photographers and cinematographers use depth of field knowledge for precise control over their images. Establishing your own visual style should occur before you step on set, and it begins with understanding how to control your depth of field.Continue reading The Essential Guide to Depth of Field… Continue reading The Essential Guide to Depth of Field [with Examples]

What is Shallow Depth of Field? Definitions and Examples

Dof basicsShallow dofDeep dofDOF GuideTYPES OF CAMERA FOCUS Whether you’re interested in photography or cinematography, you’ve seen the gamut of what can be done to manipulate images to get breathtaking cinematic effects. Some though, aren’t as complicated as they may look. This article covers the fundamentals of one of the most commonly used techniques that… Continue reading What is Shallow Depth of Field? Definitions and Examples

What is a Telephoto Lens? How to Get the Shots You Want

TYPES OF LENSESLENS BASICSPRIMEZOOMWIDE ANGLETELEPHOTO Telephoto lenses are used by photographers from every skill level and in various situations. In other words, have a telephoto lens in your kit is a must. They’re a lifesaver when it comes to shooting distant subjects, but serve quite a few other purposes. In this post, we’ll outline some… Continue reading What is a Telephoto Lens? How to Get the Shots You Want

What is Depth of Field? Examples of Shallow vs Deep Depth of Field

Dof basicsShallow dofDeep dofDOF GuideTYPES OF CAMERA FOCUS If you’re hoping to become a great photographer or videographer, utilizing every tool at your disposal is the safest and smartest way to get there. One tool that can level-up your skill set is depth of field. Understanding depth of field is tantamount to not only craft,… Continue reading What is Depth of Field? Examples of Shallow vs Deep Depth of Field