Posts Tagged ‘ISO’

Brushing Up on the Sunny 16 Rule

photo credit: Kuw_Son With digital cameras today, there’s almost never a need to “guess” or estimate exposure settings. Even so, you may eventually find yourself having to ignore your light meter and take the situation into your own hands. Or perhaps you’ll end up falling for film and buying an old camera without a light […]


How to Photograph Fireworks Displays

With july 4th almost upon us, I thought some tips for shooting fireworks might be in order. Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With 4th July just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks Photography tips to help you get started. Fireworks Displays are something […]


Understanding Digital ISO

Digital ISO and film ISO are two different things. I don’t have any film that was shot with the ISO I’m going to be comparing, but I will try to find a few examples. In film ISO or also called ASA measured the sensitivity of the film that was being used. So depending on what […]


Going Manual: Learning Exposure Basics

Exposure is probably the most dreaded subject in photography. We know a lot of photographers who have been shooting for years but still rely on their camera’s metering system to dictate a scene’s exposure. Cameras are getting more and more advanced which is why it works, but it will not work all the time. This […]


Should you buy a DSLR or Point and Shoot Digital Camera?

Yesterday I mentioned a relevtive asking me about buying a camera and what she should get. That brought me to this series on what to buy and how to choose. Below is a reprint from dPS. “I’m using a compact point and shoot digital camera and i would like to ask it is worth it […]


Camera Porn II, The New Toy

As promised, here are the specs on my latest toy, the Canon 40D. I bought this last weekend and received it Friday. I have not had much time to play yet, but I hope to soon. Camera Type Interchangeable Lens SLR (Single Lens Reflex) Digital Camera Image Quality Image Sensor: APS-C size (22.2 x 14.8mm) […]


Camera Porn

And here it is. I use the Canon Digital Rebel XT currently. I have been using this since 2004, and have had no problems with it save for the limited size of the body. the quality is amazing for the durability of the camera and the pictures you can take with it. I am considering […]