Photography Tips & Tutorials

Tamron Lens Abbreviations & Acronyms (A Comprehensive Guide)

Welcome to a guide and list of Tamron lens abbreviations and acronyms. Tamron is a third-party lens maker that produces some mighty decent lenses. But just as with all other lens makers, their lenses are full of mysterious markings and codes. Fear not. Let us walk through all their lens abbreviations, help you to better …

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13 Types of Camera Lens Filters Explained (What They Do)

Welcome to a beginner’s guide and list of camera lens filters. Nope, we are not referring to the funky software “filter effects”, but actual physical lens filters. Modern software filters are interesting, and they can do all kinds of effects – But there are just some things that can only be achieved with real optics. …

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How to Clean The Camera Sensor – A Beginner’s Guide

INTRODUCTION DIRTY LENS? NOPE, IT’S A DIRTY SENSOR. Welcome to a beginner’s guide on how to clean the camera sensor. Ever wonder why there are dust particles on the photos no matter how much you much clean the lens? No matter which lens you use? Well, that is probably because the dust spot is stuck on …

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How To Clean The Camera Lens – A Beginner’s Guide

INTRODUCTION THE CLEANING MYSTERY Welcome to a beginner’s guide on how to clean the camera lens. If you have been poking around the Internet, then you should have noticed that every photo ninja has their own method of cleaning the lens, and there are various cleaning tools available. So just who is correct? How do …

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93 Basic Photography Terms – That You Should Know!

INTRODUCTION THE PHOTOGRAPHY MYSTERY Welcome to a long list of the basic photography terms, and this is a story that I have heard too often – Some unknowing beginner photo ninja picks up a new “expensive professional camera”, and go “everything is auto, this should be a piece of cake”. Then, they start messing around …

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Basic Shapes in Photography – That You Should Know!

INTRODUCTION BASIC BUILDING BLOCK Welcome to a beginner’s tutorial on shapes and forms in photography. Circles, squares, rectangles, triangles – As “simple” as these may seem, the basic shapes and forms are actually one of the most important building blocks when it comes to composing a good photo. But to an untrained photo ninja, looking at …

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13 Tips & Techniques To Get Sharp Focus in Night Photography

INTRODUCTION FINDING THE WAY Welcome to a beginner’s guide on how to get a sharp focus in night photography – Have you just started with night photography? Struggled with the autofocus and ended up with blurry photos? Tried deploying a tripod, but the autofocus still hunted back-and-forth to find nothing? Well, you are not alone, …

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11 Visual Weight Elements In Photography – A Beginner’s Guide

INTRODUCTION ATTENTION CATCHER Welcome to a beginner’s guide on the visual weight elements in photography. When we look at interesting photos, there are always some parts that will capture our attention. That “something” is called the visual weight, and when mastered, will turn people into actual photo ninjas. Yes, there are several elements that will …

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Photography Studio Lighting Basics – A Beginner’s Guide

INTRODUCTION ADVANCED LIGHTING Welcome to a beginner’s guide on the photography studio lighting basics, and congratulations on coming this far! When it comes to studio lighting, some beginners will probably shy away, suddenly collapse, foam in their mouth, and mumble something about “too expensive” or “too difficult”. Well, studio lighting really isn’t that big and …

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