Photography Tutorials Category Archive

Understanding White Balance – A Beginner’s Guide

Ever wondered why your subjects turn out yellow when photographing them in indoor environments? Or why your camera flash can make them appear blue? Thoroughly understanding the concept of white balance and how it works is very important in digital photography, because setting it incorrectly could ruin a picture, adding...

Recommended Canon EOS R5 Settings

Canon released two versions of its high-end mirrorless camera, the EOS R5 and R6. While the 20-megapixel R6 is aimed to be a general-purpose tool, the Canon EOS R5 is much more specialized thanks to its high-resolution 45-megapixel sensor that is capable of shooting 8K video. As a result, it...

Recommended Canon EOS R6 Settings

The Canon EOS R6 is a professional-grade mirrorless camera with a complex menu system, and numerous buttons and controls. This might make it hard for beginners and enthusiasts to set it up for their particular needs. In this article, I am going to share my recommended camera settings for the...

Recommended Nikon Z5 Settings

With the release of the budget-friendly Nikon Z5 full-frame camera, we now have a number of different options to choose from in the Nikon mirrorless line-up. Although the Nikon Z5 is aimed to be a lower-tier camera than the Z6, its image sensor, ergonomics, and the menu system are very...

How to Use a Polarizing Filter

A polarizing filter is one of the most essential tools in a photographer's bag. It is typically the first filter landscape photographers buy to instantly improve their pictures by adding vividness and contrast to them. Putting a polarizing filter on your lens is like wearing a pair of polarized sunglasses...

Photographing the Comet NEOWISE

Last week, I went out to photograph the comet NEOWISE before it disappeared. I had never seen or photographed a comet before, and it far exceeded my expectations! I filmed my process along the way, including several tips for star photography (and of course comet photography too).

How to Photograph the Moon and the Supermoon

The process of photographing the moon first starts with the choice of camera gear, but shooting technique, as well as post-processing are equally important. In this article, we will go through everything you need to know about the process, from start to finish.

Our Photography Courses are Now Free!

We are very excited to announce our decision to make all of our photography courses free for our readers. That's right, starting from this month, our premium courses (valued at $150 each) will be available on YouTube, with no strings attached! We spent many months filming our courses both indoors...

What is Secondary Sunset?

In the second of a series of follow-up articles to The Quality of Light, I have posted this article to share a series of photographs (along with the thought processes behind them) that captures the quintessence of a well-known and spectacular light display, often referred to as the "Secondary Sunset" or...

Recommended Nikon Z50 Settings

In this guide, I will provide detailed information on how to quickly set up the Nikon Z50, as well as go through some of the camera buttons and controls. Many beginner photographers struggle with basic camera settings and don't know how to take advantage of all the buttons, features and...