Photography Tips & Tutorials

9 Types of Photography Lighting Styles to Empower Your Photos

INTRODUCTION LIGHTS, A PHOTOGRAPHY ESSENTIAL. Welcome to a beginner’s guide on the different types of photography lighting styles. If you have been dabbling in the ninja arts of photography for a while, you will realize that light is another essential element alongside the composition and subject. But sadly, light is yet another one that is …

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11 Types of Lines in Photography – A Beginner’s Guide

INTRODUCTION LINES, THE “INVISIBLE” ELEMENT Welcome to a beginner’s guide on the types of lines in photography. Lines are everywhere and we just have to look at things from a different angle – Roads will form straight or curved lines, tall buildings will form vertical lines, mountains form diagonal lines, and even a banana have …

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7 Basic Rules & Concepts of Lighting in Photography

INTRODUCTION DON’T SKIP THE BASICS! Welcome to a beginner’s guide on the basic rules of lighting in photography. Lighting has always been the photographer’s best friend and biggest bugbear. Use it right, you get an award-winning photo. Get it wrong, just hide that photo, and never let people set eyes on it. This guide will …

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15 Types of Photography Lighting Equipment (That You Should Know)

INTRODUCTION LET THERE BE LIGHT Welcome to a guide on the various types of photography lighting equipment. Lighting back in the stone age of photography used to be very exciting. Photographers have to burn magnesium to create bright flashes, and that looks like some sort of a crazy ninja movie. These days, we conveniently have …

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15 Different Types of Cameras (That You Should Know)

INTRODUCTION THE CAMERA JUNGLE Welcome to guide on the different types of cameras. While photography is not an ancient technology, it has progressed a lot within just one century. Today, there are so many different kinds of cameras that most beginners will be lost without an introduction. So here it is, a quick chapter and introduction to …

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3 Parts White Balance Guide (What it is, How to use, Tips)

INTRODUCTION WHITE BALANCE DOES NOT MAKE SENSE? Welcome to a beginner’s guide on white balance. When I first started photography and heard about white balance, it was one of those things that totally did not make any sense. How do you balance white? How do you balance color? What is there to balance? As things turn out, …

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7 Compelling Ways to Use Colors In Photography

INTRODUCTION COLORS, THE ANCIENT STUDY Welcome to a chapter on how to use colors in photography to create compelling photos. The study of colors go way back into the ancient days, and our ancestors know well to paint murals with various colors to create what is known as art today. Thankfully, the research that our ancestors have …

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22 Common Photography Mistakes (And How To Avoid Like Banana Peels)

INTRODUCTION TO ERR IS HUMAN Welcome to a guide on the common photography mistakes and how to avoid them. Yes, everyone makes mistakes and no one is perfect. Beginners, hobbyists, professionals and even seasoned masters alike. It does not matter who, as long as you are human, you will not be spared from the embarrassing misses. But …

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3 Parts Camera Metering Guide (Modes and Tips)

INTRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY IS NOT PERFECT Welcome to the complete guide on camera metering. Ever wonder how modern cameras automatically “know” how to take photos that are not too bright or too dark? The answer will be, through a series of built-in (light) metering sensors. But even with today’s technology, it is not perfect, and you will sometimes get photos …

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3 Steps to Choose a Good Camera Lens (Consider These Before Buying)

INTRODUCTION WHICH CAMERA LENS TO GET? Welcome to a guide on how to choose a camera lens. The market today offers hundreds of different lenses with all kinds of shapes and sizes. To a newbie photographer, choosing a lens can be quite a challenging task… Unless you have the money to splurge on every single lens. …

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