What is Shooting in Log?

Overview Log is a mode or picture style you set your camera to that gives you very minimal saturation, contrast, and highlights. What this allows you to do is edit your photo after the fact and make it look better without having to tweak the saturation, contrast and highlights that…

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What does ISO do?

Overview ISO stands for the International Standard of Optics. This is the third main component of your camera that can be manipulated on screen. The effect this has on your photo is that it makes your picture brighter or darker. Here is what it looks like on your camera when…

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What does Aperture do?

Overview Aperture is simply the measurement of how open or closed you lens hole is. What? Lens hole? What lens hole? There is a series of usually 8-12 little plastic pieces that create a hole based on the number you assign your aperture, and this is present in almost every…

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Portrait Photography Lighting Tips

Overview Portrait photography is among my top three branches of photography: landscape, nature, and of course, portrait. Out of all the thousands upon thousands of photos I take, one problem always rises to the surface in my portrait photography — lighting. The uniqueness of portrait photography is the ridges and…

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Regular Posting Schedule

Hi, I’m Ethan, and I’m the administrator for this website. I will be regularly uploading photography tips, once or twice a week. My first tip will be on white balance of portrait photos, and the effects that it has on the mood and feel of the photo. This should come…

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