Tips and Info

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Tips

Composition Hints

8 September 20203 March 2021

Here are a few basic composition hints Imagine your view finder split into 9 rectangles by two vertical gridlines and two horizontal gridlines. Try and position key parts of your…

Camera Tips

31 October 201311 February 2021

The full automatic setting of modern digital cameras usually gives excellent results. However, if the outcome is not what you are expecting, or you wish to achieve a particular effect,…

Exposure and shooting mode

9 August 201311 February 2021

(DSLR/Bridge cameras) This page explains the basics of exposure to help you choose an appropriate shooting mode Exposure basics Image exposure is independently affected by three camera settings: apertureshutter speedISO…

Basic DSLR/Bridge Checklist

4 August 201311 February 2021

Before you start Dials and other settings may not be as you expect so always spend a few minutes with the camera’s manual and checking out the basic settings and…

Basic Compact Checklist

4 August 20132 March 2021

Before you start Dials and other settings may not be as you expect so always spend a few minutes with the camera’s manual and checking out the basic settings and…