How to Use Exposure Compensation – And Understanding What it Does

A magnolia shot from below against a white sky

Very few photographers know how to use “exposure compensation”.  Understanding what it does is the first step to learning how useful it can be. The “Exposure Compensation” function is indicated by the little plus/minus button normally situated near the shutter button. In this post I explain how to use exposure compensation to add more depth … Read moreHow to Use Exposure Compensation – And Understanding What it Does

What is White Balance in Photography – Not All Lighting Is The Same

A photograph taken in a studio using Auto White Balance

“What is white balance in photography?” – I think this is such a great question.  Not all lighting is the same and an understanding of the different types of lighting, and how to adjust for them, is essential to good photography. I had no idea there was such a thing until I got a digital … Read moreWhat is White Balance in Photography – Not All Lighting Is The Same

How to Photograph Flying Birds – Photographing Birds in Flight is Fun

Gannet in flight

One of the questions I am often asked is how to photograph flying birds. It seems everyone wants to try it but few know where to start. Photographing birds in flight is fun!   Birds in flight move at high speeds and invariably you will be photographing a back-lit subject. These two elements make for … Read moreHow to Photograph Flying Birds – Photographing Birds in Flight is Fun

Take Tack Sharp Photos – No More Out of Focus Photographs

Very sharp photo of a Warthog showing lots of detail

Let’s face it a good photograph starts with an in-focus image and I am going to explain some basic concepts and ideas that will get you to take tack sharp photos every time you want to. You may not always want an in-focus photo, depending on the message or mood you are trying to convey; … Read moreTake Tack Sharp Photos – No More Out of Focus Photographs

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Table of Contents MyPhotoSkills.com …About Lawrence and MyPhotoSkills.comMy BackgroundI Want to Help You With Your Photography – I also want to learn from you.The Aim of MyPhotoSkills.com MyPhotoSkills.com … About Lawrence and MyPhotoSkills.com Welcome to MyPhotoSkills.com.  Firstly the name of the site was chosen because I wanted “photo skills” to be included, I chose  “my” because the … Read moreAbout

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