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.
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.
This is the second article in a series on learning how to use manual mode on your camera.Photography means ‘painting with light.’ Painting a picture requires having the right amount of paint on the canvas, (among other things.) Taking a good photo requires the right amount of light to be recorded by your camera’s sensor, among other things.
Are you loving taking photos with your phone, but have become frustrated with the limitations you can see in your pictures? Especially compared to friends who are using DSLR or mirrorless cameras.Smartphones have become more about the camera than most other technology they possess, not in the least, the actual phone.
It’s very easy to be a snap shooter, especially when you are traveling. Being out and about away from your normal walk in life, you see more things that are different and interesting. It’s very easy just to grab a quick snapshot and move on. However, if you take your time to look at your subject, consider where the light is coming from and how it falls on your subject. Move your point of view to find the best spot to shoot from. Change your point of view – lying on the ground or crouching down may give you a far more interesting perspective. Rather than grabbing a quick snap, take a little time to make a more striking photograph.