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...
How To Take Great Vacation Photos With Your iPhone

How To Take Great Vacation Photos With Your iPhone

Taking great vacation photos doesn’t require a fancy camera.  All you need is your iPhone and a few tips on how to compose your shots.  Besides your DSLR can be a pain to lug around and/or you may be in an environment that can be hazardous to your DSLR, such as...
How to Set White Balance

How to Set White Balance

How to set white balance?  What is white balance and why is everyone always talking about it?  I am going to answer those questions and give you an easy to use chart for setting white balance on your DSLR camera. What is White Balance? First things first, let’s...
What’s In My Camera Bag

What’s In My Camera Bag

Do you ever look at another photographer and wonder what’s in their camera bag that you may be missing?  Or are you curious about what equipment actually makes a difference in photography?  I am going to give you a peek into my camera bag, to show you what I use...
How to Add Pops of Color to Black and White Photos

How to Add Pops of Color to Black and White Photos

Making photos black and white can be quick and easy and make your photos more interesting.  But adding pops of color to black and white photos can take an ordinary photo and make it extraordinary.  I am going to show you how to add pops of color to your black and...
How To Set ISO

How To Set ISO

You have this fancy DSLR camera but you are still a little unsure on how all the settings affect your photos.  ISO can be one of those camera settings that can be very confusing to beginner photographers. But don’t fret, once you figure out what ISO is and how simple...
5 Photography Composition Tips

5 Photography Composition Tips

Photography composition can be what makes or breaks a great photo.  Some say there are rules to follow when it comes to photography composition, but I hate rules so I will call them guidelines or tips.  I have 5 quick and easy photography composition tips to help make...
DSLR Beginner Photography Course

DSLR Beginner Photography Course

Do you find yourself struggling with your DSLR camera?  I know I did when I first received mine 8 years ago. I spent countless hours trying to figure out how this camera was any better than my iPhone.  I did finally figure it out but really would have benefited from a...
How to Take Outdoor Portraits Like a Pro

How to Take Outdoor Portraits Like a Pro

Portrait photography may seem daunting, but it really is just a few simple steps to get the best portraits.  I say this because I no longer hire a photographer to take my kids or family photos anymore. Once I bought my Canon DSLR camera and learned how to use it (this...

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