Haven’t posted in a while but now im back and will be posting some more photos. One exciting thing has happened over the past couple of weeks and that is a photo of mine going into the Well Hung open exhibition in Hoxton. It is running till the end of February so if youre in … Continue reading Work in an exhibition
Week 4 of the photo challenge- Bubbles Continue reading Week 4- Bubbles
Week 3- close up of leaves Continue reading Week 3- Close
Week 2 of my 52 challenge- Play Continue reading Week 2- Play
White balance is a process that your camera carries out in order to ensure the whites that are seen with they eye appear as white as possible in the final digital image. On my Nikon D3200 I have multiple white balance settings such as: Auto, cloudy, cool-white fluorescent, direct sunlight, flash, incandescent and shade. The auto function allows the camera to decide white preset to use, however this can sometimes leave blue or green casts on the photo when taken. For this reason the manual settings are often used to decide on the right white balance for a particular object or scenario.
Hi Everyone, Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. As you can see with the new year comes a brand new clean look for my blog. I have added new pages to contact me and updated the ‘about me and my camera’ page to introduce myself which I haven’t really … Continue reading New Year, New Look
The ISO is the last of the 3 settings which help determine the exposure. So far we have spoken about the shutter speed and the aperture, the ISO helps adjust these settings. The ISO is the sensitivity of the sensor and is measured in numbers. For example 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are avaliable on my Nikon DSLR. The ISO may need to be raised if a shutter speed isn’t fast enough because of lack of light. By increasing the ISO the amount of available light is picked up more by the sensor allowing a usable shutter speed to be used.
Within a lens you have aperture blades which control how much light gets into the lens and reaches the sensor, this is called the aperture. This setting called the aperture and is controlled with an F/number. The larger the F/number the more the aperture blades are going to be closed, therefore less light will reach the sensor and on the other hand the smaller the F/number the more the aperture blades will be open so more light will reach the sensor. For example F/8 is going to let in much more light that F/22 This aperture setting is essential to the exposure.
Christmas is coming!! Hopefully getting a new camera battery and some filters, Anyone else getting photography related gifts this festive season? Continue reading Christmas
Within the camera you have multiple components. One of the most important of these is the shutter. The shutter opens when the picture is being taken and shuts to cut off the light. In film photography the shutter was key as it would allow the film to be exposed to light for a set amount of time. This is the same in digital cameras but they have a sensor rather than film. The length of time the shutter is open for is determined by a setting called the shutter speed.
This is now the first in my back to basics series where I will cover all the key aspects to get you started in photography. The first part I will cover is the settings, this one being on the exposure which is determined by the ISO, Shutter speed, Aperture and white balance. This first one … Continue reading Back to basics #1- Exposure
Great photography forum This is a forum that I use a lot and have learnt loads from! Continue reading Great photography forum
Hello everybody! As you may have seen, i’ve had an exciting month with my photography. I’ve posted some images from my Battlefields trip with school and I took a visit to Marwell Zoo a couple of weeks ago. Both of these trips have allowed me to develop my skills and put them to good use. … Continue reading Latest update
As its half term I have been trying some wildlife photography which included a Trip to Marwell zoo. Some of the best pictures I took were that of the Meerkats which can be seen below. Being an overcast day most of the photos were quite dark as a lot of the enclosures contain trees. Continue reading Meerkats at Marwell Zoo