Photography Beginner's Guide to Photography

Beginner's Guide to Photography

Photography Basics : Cityscape Photography

LESSON NINE : CITYSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY Photographing a city is one of the best ways to explore. By picking up your camera, you’ll inevitably discover any city’s unique niches, intricate facades, and varied skyline views. Before...

Photography Basics : Sunrise & Sunset Photography

LESSON EIGHT : SUNRISE & SUNSET PHOTOGRAPHY While a sunrise or sunset image is the hallmark of any adventure photo album, snapping a beautiful shot of this daily event is more difficult than you might...

Photography Basics: Food Photography

LESSON SEVEN : FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY While snapping the perfect shot of your delicious dish may seem like a one-and-done, there are several elements that factor into a good food photograph. First, if you’re inside of...

How to Photograph Your Next Train Journey

Train travel offers a special kind of ambience, no matter the final stop. On your next train ride, instead of putting your camera away, keep it by your side to document the unique aspects...

Photography Basics: Macro Photography

LESSON FIVE: MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY To capture close-up shots of tiny details, bits of nature, or small subject matter, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the basics of macro photography! When starting out, it’s difficult to...

Photography Basics: Portrait Photography

LESSON SIX: PORTRAITURE Want to learn how to snap stunning portraits? It’s easier than you think! All you need is your DSLR, lens, and some natural light. Though using a 35-85mm (or similar) lens...

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are easily one of the most spectacular wonders of Iceland, but they’re also one the most elusive and unpredictable attractions the country has, which makes photographing these marvels even trickier than...

Photography Basics: Long Exposure

LESSON FOUR: LONG EXPOSURE If you’ve ever wondered how to snap serene shots of flowing water, vibrant light trails from moving cars, or the hustle and bustle of foot traffic, then today’s lesson is for...

Photography Basics: Shutter Speed

LESSON THREE: SHUTTER SPEED The shutter is the tiny gate in the lens of a camera that opens and slides closed to control the flow of light into the sensor. While it’s true that shutter...