Tips for Beginners Tag Archive

How to Take Better Reflection Photos

In this article, we will go through everything you need to know to capture beautiful reflections. We will go over equipment considerations, camera settings, on-location tips and considerations, as well as post-processing tips to make your reflection shots stand out.

Five Basic Rules of Post-Processing Your Photos

Many beginner and intermediate-level photographers struggle with post-processing their images, especially once they switch from shooting JPEG to RAW. In this article, I will share five basic rules of post-processing with our readers, which will hopefully make it easier to understand how to properly post-process images.

8 Zoo Photography Tips

Today we're going to look at eight useful tips for photographing animals at the zoo. The first question we need to answer when it comes to zoo photography is probably "why would I want to photograph at the zoo?" Zoo photography tends to be fairly controversial among photographers.

Recommended Nikon Z6 Settings

In this guide, I will provide detailed information on what settings I use on my Nikon Z6 and shortly explain what some of the camera buttons and controls do. Although the Nikon Z6 is practically identical in its build, button layout / design and ergonomics to the Z7, there are…

Recommended Nikon Z7 Settings

Nikon’s entry into the full-frame mirrorless market came in the shapes of Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras. The Nikon Z7 is the high megapixel version of the two, sporting a 45.7 MP BSI CMOS sensor and a more sophisticated autofocus system with 493 phase detection autofocus points. Since much of…

9 Rapid-Fire Landscape Photography Tips

There are so many little tips and tricks I like to use in landscape photography to make my life easier, and I’ve included nine of the most important in the article and video below. I’m focusing especially on composition, but there are some post-processing and camera related tips as well.…

What Are Optical and Digital Zoom in Photography?

If you are in the market for a camera, especially a compact or fixed lens point and shoot camera, you’ve probably come across the terms optical and digital zoom. But what do these phrases mean? Is one type of zoom better than another? Camera manufacturers use all kinds of jargon…

What Is Focal Length in Photography?

Many photographers misunderstand the concept of focal length. Contrary to what some people think, the focal length of a lens is not the lens’s physical dimension and it has little to do with its overall size. So, what is it then? In this article, I will answer that question and…