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Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an incredibly expansive topic that covers a remarkably vast range of subjects from science and art. No matter where you lie on the professional spectrum, there is simply always more to learn. These photography tutorials cover the basics as well as more advanced photography techniques to help you gain a better understanding of the art.


Exposure Triangle:  Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO
5th December 2015Tutorials
Learn the basics of the exposure triangle and how the three fundamental elements of exposure, ISO, aperture, and shutter speed, work together to form the perfect exposure.
Understanding Shutter Speeds
28th November 2015Tutorials
Accurate control over shutter speed can make or break a shot, so use this guide to take control over your shutter speed.
Focal Length and Lenses
21st November 2015Tutorials
Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a photographic lens magnification. We also look at the different types of lens available.
A Guide to Camera Shooting Modes
14th November 2015Tutorials
Cameras have a multitude of camera shooting modes and settings which can be confusing at first. Once you know what they mean they are very easy to use and this guide shows you how.
What is Photography?
7th November 2015Tutorials
What is Photography? Every day we are exposed to photography and visual imagery, whether it's an advertising campaign or simply looking at pictures of friends and family on a social networking site.
Introduction to Macro Photography
17th May 2009Tutorials
Macro photography is close-up photography. The classical definition is "photography in which the image on film or electronic sensor is at least as large as the subject". This definition means that on 35mm film the camera has to have the ability to focus on an area at least as small as 24.36 mm, as this is the size of the image on the film. This is a magnification of 1:1.
A Comparison of Close-up Filters and Macro Lenses
17th May 2009Tutorials
What kind of results can be obtained using close up filters, and what is the difference compared with a dedicated macro lens? What is the difference be between a macro lens close to the subject vs. a telephoto lens further away?
What is Depth of Field
17th May 2009Tutorials
The depth of field is the range of distance from the focal plane, which is acceptably sharp. Factors affecting the depth of field are the camera and lens type, aperture and focus distance.