Camera Settings

Camera settings are vital to manage if you want to take the best photos. These days cameras are very easy to use. You can simply turn on a camera, point it at your subject, and take a photo. But when something is as easy as this it does not mean the quality is great.
Learning to use your camera and manage the settings well will improve your photography greatly.

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woman taking a photo with a mirrorless camera © Kevin Landwer-Johan

Transform Your Photography Game: Switch from Phone to Camera

Holding a camera is different from how you hold your phone to take a photo.

The reason why it is important to hold your camera well is that it helps you to take better photos. It reduces the risk of blurry pictures. Once you form a good habit of holding your camera well you’ll also find that it is more comfortable to work with.

Tricycle Taixs Action Portrait taken during a Chiang Mai Photo Workshop © Kevin Landwer-Johan

How to Make the Most of Depth of Field

Depth of field (DOF) is the part of your composition which is acceptably in focus. Knowing how to control it is essential if you want to make the most of it.Having too little or too much of you photo in focus can mean it does not have the impact and meaning that you intended.

How To Overcome Unwanted Motion Blur in Your Photos Kevin Landwer-Johan Photographer

How To Overcome Unwanted Motion Blur in Your Photos

A common cry emanates from photographers when they find their photos are blurry. This anguish is most frequently heard when we sit at our computers with an image at 100% zoom. Sure that it looked sharp on the camera monitor the life-size version appears as one big unsharp smudge.

Young Asian Woman Outdoors The Easiest Way To Learn Manual Mode On Your Camera

Manual Mode Meltdown? – Here’s How to Overcome It

Modern cameras come filled to the brim with awesome, smart technology. You really don’t need to use much of it to take great photos. Focusing on learning manual mode can actually simplify the process. It will enhance your experience in becoming a more competent photographer.

Make the Best Exposure Choice, Be in Control of Your Camera

Being in control of your exposure is important. Our cameras see light differently than our eyes do. You need to make sure the right amount of light your camera ‘sees’ is recorded by the sensor.If your camera records the incorrect amount of light your photo will be overexposed or underexposed. Too light or too dark.