Shutter Speed Explained

Shutter Speed Explained

Posted on 07-10-2019
How does shutter speed affect your photography?

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of photography, and a good understanding of it will allow you to adjust your exposure more accurately and take more creative photos. We discuss what shutter speed is, how it affects exposure and motion, rules of thumb, and more.

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The Exposure Triangle

The Exposure Triangle

Posted on 01-10-2019
Understanding the exposure triangle is critical to advanced photography

Exposure is a core concept of photography, and the exposure triangle explains how your three primary manual controls - aperture, shutter speed and ISO - combine to affect your exposure. Understanding these controls and how they interact is critical in learning how to manually exposure your images.

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The Major Strengths of Each Camera Brand

The Major Strengths of Each Camera Brand

Posted on 06-09-2019
Know where each brand excels

When looking to purchase your first camera, it's not uncommon to look at the huge amount of choice in the market and be overwhelmed. One thing that can help with this is to understand the major brands and what their strengths are, as it provides a great starting point. We cover the strengths of the major brands so you can jump in with confidence.

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How Many Megapixels is Enough?

How Many Megapixels is Enough?

Posted on 05-08-2019
How many megapixels do you really need?

Megapixel count is a much-touted feature in many modern cameras, and it's especially important when making prints. But how many megapixels do you really need?

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Introduction to Shallow Depth of Field

Introduction to Shallow Depth of Field

Posted on 04-06-2019

Shallow depth of field is a cornerstone of certain styles of photography. How do you achieve it, when would you want to use it, and what gear do you need? And what's this word "bokeh" that you keep hearing?

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Why You Need a Filter for Your Lens

Why You Need a Filter for Your Lens

Posted on 30-05-2019

Do you need a filter for your lens or is it just added expense? And why does there seem to be 50 different types of filters? We discuss filter types, what they do, and why you should probably have one.

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Mirrorless Cameras vs DSLRs – Head to Head

Mirrorless Cameras vs DSLRs – Head to Head

Posted on 20-05-2019
Mirrorless vs DSLR - what are the actual differences? Does it matter which one you pick?

As a new photographer, you've likely heard a fair amount of arguing about DSLR vs. Mirrorless. We de-mistify the technical and practical differences between the two styles of cameras, and why one or the other might appeal to you.

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Sensor Size Explained

Sensor Size Explained

Posted on 12-05-2019

You've heard the terms Micro 4/3rds, APS-C and Full Frame. What do they all mean, and what EXACTLY will be the impact on your photography when shooting with one or the other? We take a deep dive into sensor size, including theory, recommendations and decision points.

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