Sunday, March 21, 2010

Photography Tip #3 - Use available resources

Photography is a popular subject, particularly on the internet! There are SO many resources out there to help you improve your photography skills, all you need to do is FIND them! Unfortunately that can be a bit daunting, so I've done some of the footwork for you and compiled some links for you to check out on basic photography skills. So browse away and enjoy!

The Exposure Triangle - Getting perfect exposure is the key to great photographs. This article will explain the basics to you, and is quite easy to understand.

Understanding Modes on your Digital Camera - If you're just starting out you probably shoot on Automatic mode most of the time, but it's great to learn about the different modes available and what they can do for you! This article explains most of the modes found on common digital cameras.

And finally, a few articles on how to photograph specific subjects that I know a lot of people struggle with!
- Sunsets
- Beach Photos
- Christmas
- Direct sunlight

As you can see, I got all of these articles from a FANTASTIC site called The Digital Photography School. They update on a daily basis, have forums where you can ask questions and are generally a great resource for photographers of all skill levels. Check them out whenever you're in a photography bind, you won't regret it!

And because no post is complete without a photo, here is a gorgeous sunset shot taken by my partner (both in life and photography), Brandon, at Goose Spit. Also, there is just one more week until the photography contest is over, so send in your favourite shots soon!

Comox Courtenay Photography Sunset tips contest

<3 Gillian

1 comment:

  1. Great tips Gill, and Brandon totally rocks the nature photography!