Exposure, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained
Aperture size and shutter speed add up to create our exposure. Learn how they work, and how to use them to get the creative effect you desire.
What is ISO Speed?
A simple explanation of the daunting ISO setting. It's actually very simple, and can be extremely handy when shooting in low-light conditions.
A standard lens has a similar angle of view to the human eye, giving photos a natural feel. They are versatile and produce excellent image quality.
White Balance Explained
White balance sounds complicated, but it is actually very easy to understand, and can really bring out the best in your photos.
A fisheye lens is designed for shooting very wide angles, usually 180 degrees. They are popular in landscape, extreme sport, and artistic photography.
Wide Angle Lenses
A wide angle lens allows you to fit more into the frame, making them perfect for capturing scenes such as expansive landscapes or cramped interiors.
A telephoto lens is one designed for photographing distant subjects like wildlife and sports events. They are also used in portrait photography.
Depth of Field Explained
Depth of field can be daunting to get to grips with, but is actually a very simple concept to understand. Use it to take your photos to a new level.
A macro lens is one which allows you to take sharp, detailed, close-up photos of small subject such as flowers, plants, insects, and products.