Depth of Field Explained

When people talk about depth of field, they mean how much of the picture they have in focus. Doing this creates more attention for your subject and having the background soft and blurry. It’s controlled by the aperture setting of your camera. Simply, the larger…

Camera Modes

I read an article on different camera modes. Here are explanations for them: Automatic Modes Automatic Mode┬átells your camera to use it’s best judgement to select shutter speed, aperture, ISO, etc. to take the best shot it can. Portrait Mode will automatically select a large…

Framing

Manuel; 1/30 sec; f/2.6; ISO 3200; 55.00 mm Manuel; 1/500 sec; f/2.8; ISO 400; 60.00 mm I feel like my composition looks well especially on the second photo. My editing on the photos were okay. The second one has a barely visible line over the…

Digital Collage

I first started with a black background since the color back is my favorite color. It sounds emo but it is a nice color. What probably draws your eye first are those white spikes. That’s from one of my favorite books, “The Stranger” by Albert…

How to Use a DSLR Camera

I read through a PowerPoint about a DSLR camera and this is what I took from it: DSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex They’re camera’s the resemble 35mm fil cameras DSLRs are different by their detachable lenses There’s prime, zoom, and kit lenses. Prime…

Portraits

Manual; 1/100 sec; f/5.6; ISO 3200; 51.00 mm Manual; 1/400 sec; f/5.6; ISO 3200; 55.00 mm Manual; 1/400 sec; f/10; ISO 6400; 53.00 mm Beautiful, cold, fierce, bold, attractive, different, eye-catching, cheekbones, winter, scared, desiring, alluring, heart, young, nice eyes, dark, intimidating, serious, pretty, symmetry,…

Learning About Portraits

I read an article talking about what makes a good portrait. Here’s what I took from it: A good portrait tells a story, invokes emotion and tells us about the subject’s character. Every image has two people behind it, the photographer and viewer. Good composition,…

Shadows

F/10; 1/800 sec; ISO 400; Manuel; 44.00 mm F/7.1; 1/1600 sec; ISO 400; Manuel; 55.00 mm The picture depicts a person’s shadow with abnormally long legs. I chose this picture because it looked funny. There’s a nice contrast of color between the shadow and the…