Useful Links for Beginner Photographers
Quality nature images of St Augustine, FL. These amazing photos of local animals, birds, reptiles and landscapes are available to print on canvas, fine art print, and metal print.
By: Austin Livingston
There are four common photo finishes used in today’s photograph. Discover the differences between them and which ones are most suitable for your printed photos.
By: Simon Ringsmuth
Keen to start shooting in RAW but need to know more about compression formats before you dive in? This article explains all about the complexities and benefits of the RAW format.
By: Saikat Basu
Buying the right lens can be tricky, especially for beginners. Fortunately, there’s a tool to help. Online Camera Simulators give you a feel for the focal length you’re looking for before you buy.
By: Todd Vorenkamp
Frustrated you can’t capture the perfect shot of the moon? Don’t give up. Here are 14 excellent tips for developing your lunar photography skills.
By: Justin Katz
It can be tough learning to take decent digital photos. And photographer jargon doesn’t help. Here are 25 terms and definitions that all beginner photographers need to know.
By: Amos Struck
Not sure what a royalty-free image is? Don’t want to break the law? This excellent guide untangles the legal rights of photographers and users of photos in plain English.
By: Andy Betts
Eliminating image noise (those tiny dots of color or grain that sometimes appear on photos) will help you take sharper pictures. Luckily, there are several courses of action.
By: Prathap DK
Bird photography is extremely challenging while they are in flight. Light will change, when shooting manually or even semi manually, and make or break your shot. The following article will help you make some basic decisions.
By: Spencer Cox
Hyperfocal distance may not always need to be considered. For example, when shooting an extremely far distance such as mountains far off in the distance. When shooting most all other situations hyperfocal distance will come into play. As this is a very technical subject, read this fantastic article for an explanation.
Timing is everything and chances are you cant be in the right place at the right time. Knowing when the right time are can increase your chances of being in the right place.
Getting everything in focus can present a challenge with landscape photography.
Choosing the right aperture is important for depth of field and knowing a little about hyperfocal distance will also help.
Lightroom can reveal dark areas with the shadow slider but when parts are over exposed it is much harder to recover using highlights.