Every Digital camera has a Menu designed to help you set the camera to enable you to get the best image results from the camera. The settings for focus, shutter speed, aperture and ISO are not the only settings on your camera, there are many other settings available. In this blog I will attempt to… Continue reading A Detailed Guide To Understanding The Settings And Menus On Your Digital Camera
There are many tips to help you get nicer images from your camera. With today’s cameras, generally the camera is very good in getting the exposure correct, but there are a few settings, where the camera can be overridden to change and improve the “look” of the resulting image.
What is Live View Shooting Mode The Live View Shooting Mode with Nikon cameras is exactly what it says, you actually see on the LCD display, what the lens is seeing, but what you are seeing on the display is actually a fraction of a second after the camera has captured the scene due to… Continue reading Review of Nikon Live View Shooting Mode
When photographing wildlife, there are several main criteria that you should aim for with your equipment and we will summarise some of those in this article. The above image of the kangaroo has been captured with a Nikon 300mm f/4 lens, on a Nikon D700 camera. Cameras There are a few important specifications to… Continue reading Best Nikon Camera and Lens Options For Wildlife Photography
When using a camera’s light metering system it requires some knowledge of what settings to use to get the best exposure for your image. With the Nikon cameras there are essentially three different metering settings to understand when measuring the light levels. Spot metering, centre weighted spot metering and matrix metering, some knowledge of… Continue reading A Review of Nikon Camera Light Metering Systems
There are many advantages of the latest breed of cameras, with their high ISO settings. The ISO setting effectively is the sensitivity of the cameras sensor to the light. Many of today’s cameras will give options for ISO settings of ISO6400 and higher. There are many advantages in being able the set your camera… Continue reading Taking Advantage Of Your Cameras ISO Settings With Nikon Cameras
There is a great free program to analyse your usage of your lens focal lengths, aperture, camera shutter speed and ISO settings. The program is Exposure plot and can be downloaded free. The above graph is an analysis of my Focal Length usage over the last few years. The program automatically corrects for the 1.5… Continue reading Analyzing Your Lens Focal Length, Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Usage
The following articles are general camera guides to the settings of your camera for better images. Beginners Guide – Top Ten Tips to Improve Your Photography Capturing Stunning Images Getting The Image Right In The Camera Camera Vibrations and Image Sharpness Slow Shutter Speed Raw Image Files and Processing Isolating the Subject Moving Images High Shutter… Continue reading Camera Guide and Settings For Better Images
The histogram on your camera is the most important camera control or tool to ensure that you capture a full range of tones in the image. When you look at the histogram it essentially represents the number of stops of exposure which the camera is capturing.
There are many things you can do to improve your photography. In the following article we will sumarise the tem main thing you can implement to make your images stand out.