DSLR Photography for Beginners – The Definitive Guide

DSLR Photography for Beginners – The Definitive Guide

Are you new to DSLR photography?  Did you just get your very first DSLR camera?  Have you had your DSLR camera for a while and need a refresher?  If you answered yes to any of those questions then this article is for you.  We will cover every aspect of DSLR...
What is Shutter Speed

What is Shutter Speed

Understanding shutter speed in DSLR photography is essential to being able to take a variety of different photos.  Shutter speed works with Aperture and ISO to expose the photo and when all of them are used in the right combination, make a properly exposed photo.  In...
What Is Aperture

What Is Aperture

There are many fancy camera terms out there and Aperture seems to be the word that freaks people out the most.  Have no fear I will explain what Aperture is, show you with pictures how aperture will affect your photos, and show you how to choose the right settings....
How to Photograph Christmas Lights

How to Photograph Christmas Lights

It’s that time of year and we all want to get great pictures of our indoor Christmas decorations, especially the beautifully decorated Christmas tree.  Photographing anything indoors presents its own challenge, but photographing a lit Christmas tree is...
Make Your Own Holiday Cards

Make Your Own Holiday Cards

With the holiday season fast approaching I wanted to show you how you can save some money by making your own holiday cards with free online software.  Using those online card sites can get quite pricey and sometimes we wait to long to actually use...
Understanding Nikon DSLR Camera Modes

Understanding Nikon DSLR Camera Modes

Are you confused by all the different shooting modes of your camera?  If you are, you’re in the right place. This article will explain every camera mode on your DSLR dial.  I will wrap it all up in a neat bow at the end with a printable cheat sheet to make...
How to Get a Blurry Background

How to Get a Blurry Background

So you want to learn how to get those dreamy, blurred background photos right?  I can tell you exactly what you need to do including what settings to use. The blurred background, or bokeh, photos are incredibly easy to achieve once you know how.  The tricky...
Understanding Canon DSLR Camera Modes

Understanding Canon DSLR Camera Modes

Are you confused by all the different shooting modes of your camera?  If you are, you’re in the right place. This article will explain every camera mode on your DSLR dial.  I will wrap it all up in a neat bow at the end with a printable cheat sheet to make...
What Is Back Button Focus

What Is Back Button Focus

What is back button focus?  Why do you use it? How do you use it?  These are all questions I asked myself when I saw the topic trending on photography sites.  I had never heard of it before and decided I would do a little investigation, as the articles...
How To Use A Prime Lens

How To Use A Prime Lens

If you have a DSLR camera then I am sure you have heard your next investment should be a prime lens.  So you may be wondering what a prime lens is. Simply put, a prime lens is a fixed focal length lens or a non-zoom lens.  There is no zooming as with the kit...

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