Techniques for obtaining sharp images in most situations.
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How to select the best focal length; Why wide-angle lenses?; Zoom or Prime?; Telephoto lenses; Focal length analysis; All the information you need to select the right lens for landscapes.
An overview of the characteristics, strengths and weaknesses of telephoto zoom kit lenses.
Many photographers have the impression that wide-angle lenses produce a different perspective from, say, telephoto lenses. But in fact lens focal length has no influence upon perspective as such; instead the perspective changes as the camera position or viewpoint changes.
There have been significant advances in autofocus technologies in the past few years. Here we look at some of the systems camera manufacturers have developed to improve autofocusing performance.
When you take a picture, you’re juggling three camera settings: the lens aperture, the shutter speed and the ISO setting. You may also need to adjust white balance (which controls colour rendition).
Serious photographers usually prefer working with the A, S and M shooting modes because they provide full control over exposures. They also allow full access to all camera settings (except exposure compensation in M mode). Each shooting mode is useful in different situations.
Tips to help you produce engaging portraits in ambient lighting.