Learning Photography | Understanding Basics Photography & Cameras

Understanding Basics Photography - Anyone can take pictures. With the addition of a creative mind and hard work, we can create a great image that shows all the creations and interpretations of what is seen. Well, the art of using a camera to capture the image called Photography.
Understanding Basics Photography & Cameras
Photography comes from the Latin, namely: photos are light, rays. Medium graphein meaning writing, drawing or design form. So, photography widely are: writing or drawing with light. Pictures or paintings acquired by the irradiation with light. Because in making the images we use a device called a camera, then of course we have to truly mastered the tool also includes some basic techniques.

In using the camera we know what is called: Focus , Shutter, Shutter Speed, Diaphragm (f), Lighting (lighting), Lenses, Composition , Movies, ISO, Filters, etc.

Tips for Using Light-Meter

Tips for Using Light-Meter | You must agree, the lighting is one important element in photography?, If you do not agree, it does not matter, you might have another opinion. But photography without proper lighting like 'vegetables without salt' bland looks :D

In order to maximize the lighting in photography, you can use the light-meter to measure the exposure settings, because the light-meter is a tool that can monitor the overall lighting. If you are still confused, let us together see the video how to use Light-Meter on photography below:



Light-meter band is used in the video above is L-758C Dualmaster SEKONIC, Light-Meter include high-end class. If your budget is less to buy Dualmaster, ordinary or cheap brand that you can use to improve the lighting in your photos.

Here are some Tips for Using Light-Meter

If using multiple studio lights, use light-meter to determine the ratio of the distance between the two lights. This way, you can adjust each light.

When shooting outdoors, always start by measuring the sun and measure any other light source. Remember outdoors during the daytime, the sun is the source of lighting that you can not set or moved :D.

If you will be doing a shoot for a model close-up example. Take some reading on the face of the model. It will give full control to know which direction the light fitting.

If an article about Tips for Using Light-meter time was less than complete, you can find references in other photography blogs

Camera Care Tips | 6 Deadly Camera Enemies

Camera Care Tips - Caring for and maintaining the digital camera actually does not need redundant, it is important you know the 6 natural enemies in seconds can shorten the life of a camera.
6 Deadly Camera Enemies

6 natural deadly enemies and some important tips should avoided:

1. Dew - There are many ways in which water vapor can end the life of your camera. Always use safety straps a camera to the neck or wrist to prevent your camera fell into the water, such as rivers, lakes, sea, pool or bath. To prevent damage from condensation, store silica gel pack in your camera bag. Silica gel is efficient to absorb any moisture that forms when you move from one temperature zone to another zone temperature. If you are in a humid temperate environment, frequently cleaning your camera.

2. Dust - Dust also includes enemy your camera. Dust can be a major destroyer when it sticks to the inside of the camera. The image sensor is one area that can be easily damaged by dust. When you are traveling, keep the camera in a sealed bag, and do not forget to frequently cleaned with Sensor Cleaner.

3. Salt - The beach is a favorite spot of photographers, especially the landscaper, because it has beautiful scenery, but be careful this place is also dangerous for your camera. Sea salt from the dried and blown air can get into the camera and cause all sorts of problems including corrosion. When the camera is not in use, keep it in a bag, and please be careful when you change the lens, open the memory card or battery.

4. Sand - Sand is more dangerous than dust. Particles of coarse sand can cause significant damage on the camera often moves. Use special cleaning brush to remove sand particles. Avoid opening the digital camera in places sandy windy or where many people are running, jumping, and throwing the ball.

5. Snapped and hit by - When not in use, store the digital camera in the camera bag.

6. Creams and lotions - Creams and lotions such as sunscreen, mosquito lotion, ointment anti-allergy, and so have chemicals that can harm your camera. Keep chemicals from the equipment, and if you are using the cream and lation, wash your hands before touching the camera.

In addition to the above six natural enemies, you must earnestly protect photographic equipment from thieves. A little sloppy, the camera can be lost. Always keep the camera in a camera bag.