Tag: Creative

Creative Photography with a seasoning of Mindfulness.


It’s all about exposure What is photography? According to Wikipedia; The word “photography” was created from the Greek roots φωτός (phōtos), genitive of φῶς (phōs), “light”[2] and γραφή (graphé) “representation by means of lines” or “drawing”,[3] together meaning “drawing with light”. The Yin Yang of light and shadow

Using Manual mode.

Why you should never use Manual mode? Huh? Is this about using or not using? Every time you go out to capture images – whether you take a DSLR, a point and shoot camera or your smartphone – you carry with you an extremely complicated computer. It allows you to be creative – when you …


Composition for non-scientists.

What you want vs. what you need.

Don’t throw hard earned money away. Wanting – desire VS needing. Used to be, I would study the coming arrival of a new version of software I was using or perhaps a game I used to play. With anticipation I read up on the new features and Desire took ever more control over my logical …


Using shutter speed priority – Part I

The next mode you will want to learn to use is TV – shutter priority. While aperture priority controls how much light is let in to the camera, shutter priority controls how long the light is allowed in. The shutter setting is an increment of seconds; for example 5 seconds, 3, 1/2, 1/100, 1/640 These …

Using Aperture priority – Part II

Creative digital photography In the first part of Using aperture priority, you saw that the depth of field is controlled – in part – by the aperture setting in AV mode. Focal length Another factor that influences the depth of field is the focal length.Put simply, the focal length is your zoom. It is the …

Using Aperture priority – Part I

Creative digital photography Can you be creative with your smartphone camera or using automatic mode with any other camera? Of course you can! 👏Up to a certain point. There is composition, capturing just the right light and rearranging whatever it is you want to capture. But you are always giving the camera software the control …