Beginner’s Guide: – Semi-Automatic vs Manual Mode – Understanding Cameras

I would like to go beyond the automatic mode. Should I shoot only in manual mode though? When should I use the “Semi-automatic (priority)” modes?

Night Photography 2 – overcoming the darkness

Night photography is a challenging hobby. You are taking a picture in conditions where you can barely see your camera. You have to wait around in the coldest part of the day for long periods of time and all those minutes could be wasted if you don’t plan to overcome the basic obstacles which shooting in the dark can present.

Photography Blending Techniques – Focus Stacking

This articles looks at a lengthy and complicated procedure to render every part of a scene with perfect focus. the aim is to achieve a high depth of field (DOF) whilst maintaining the high quality of your lens’ sweet-spot.

Composition – following and breaking the rules

The rules of composition are guidelines for producing a well designed image. ‘Guidelines’ are probably a better description than ‘rules’ as they just help us as a kind of starting point. Breaking the rules of composition often means simply observing a different rule.