Basic photo editing steps

There are countless ways to enhance an image by editing, also known as post-processing. What follows are some basic, most frequently …

The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds is a principle of composition used for centuries by painters, photographers and other artists. The underlying principle is …

Common digital camera scene modes

Digital cameras offer a variety of useful modes that are optimized for specific scenes and photographic conditions. Scene modes are …

What is ISO?

ISO is the number indicating a digital camera sensors sensitivity to light. The higher the sensitivity, the less light is …

Exposure compensation

Exposure Compensation is an important camera setting that helps you control the amount of light entering the lens. It over …

Face recognition mode

A growing number of digital cameras now include a Face Recognition mode. The camera detects faces in a scene and …

Depth of field (DOF)

Depth of field (DOF) refers to how much of a photo is sharp in front and back of where you focus …

Photographing snow

Photographing snow such as snowy landscapes are among the trickiest situations to photograph with digital cameras. The exposure and white …