User-created articles: Photo Techniques
This is a list articles created by users from within the dpreview community. Note that these are neither endorsed nor reviewed by dpreview editorial staff. There are currently 57 user-created articles total.
Effects of focal length, F-number, and sensor size on background blur and facial features in portraiture
Published on Nov 13, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
A summary of the effects of focal length, F-number, and sensor size on background blur and facial features in portraiture. This article is centered on the Micro Four Thirds ecosystem, with some comparisons to full frame.
Published on Nov 7, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
I m starting to enjoy a very specific kind of Macro Photography - Macros where the background is not focused but still very present due to Big Depth of Field, making it necessary to compose main subjects with background details and so telling a story - The close within the far
Published on Oct 3, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
An Explanation of why and how to use Av + Auto-ISO
Published on Aug 26, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Simple lighting setup to help elevate your images to another level. Sometimes less is more. Frank
Published on Jul 21, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
This article explain the way to do High Speed Sync with YN560 flash.
Published on Jul 9, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
An introduction to the EV adjustments available on your camera. Read alongside your camera manual to learn how to manage how your camera captures light.
Published on Jun 27, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Composition is an important aspect of good photographs. In this essay I offer remarks about composition . These are organized as a loose list of items written as they crossed my mind and that I wanted to share.
Published on Jun 26, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Focus-bracketing for "Macro" setting and for closeup lenses is discussed. In order to adjust the camera's focus distance automatically, the script brack.bas is cited for the macro bracketing and a new script close.bas is provided for closeup-lens bracketing.
Published on May 23, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
The 15 fundamental rules of composition explained by Alain Briot--www.beatiful-landscape.com-- in an easy to read, step by step format. The goal of this essay is to help you create photographs that you will be proud to show and exhibit.
Published on May 1, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Nowadays, with a great availability of pre-packed kits containing photography accessories, the fanatics are finding it easier to obtain accessories and gear essential for making their studio complete.
Published on Apr 26, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
Basic tips on how to shoot green screen photographs - Ensure that the scene is evenly lit with the help of photographic lights,Be prepared, Minimize wrinkles in backdrops, Position the subject 3 to 6 feet away from backdrop, Make sure that lighting doesn’t cast shadow on the backdrop ETC.
Published on Mar 19, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
ETTR (exposure to the right) is a method to make better photos by exposing more. I made some tests in order to see if it works. I used two of my cameras in these tests. Seven years old Sony was one and the other was rather new Olympus OM-D.
Published on Jan 8, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
The idea is not clipping while preserving as much detail as possible in the shadows where the signal/noise ratio is very low while also preserving most of the tonal details residing in the right bright illuminated part of the curve where there is a high signal/noise ratio ..
Published on Sep 5, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
How do you know if a street photograph is any good? Kit Sadgrove has 10 rules to judge them by.
Published on Sep 5, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Astrophotography may involve exposures of several minutes or more. Since the sky appears to move due to Earth's rotation, such exposures often require some way to track the sky's movement during that exposure. This article describes building and using a relatively inexpensive tracking mount.
Published on Jul 24, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Experiments in photographing Ballroom DanceSport competitions using multiple wireless flashed and an Olympus E5 and Zuiko 35-100 f 2.0
Published on Jul 18, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
An outline of photographic assignment with quite an extreme degree of technical difficulty. My thoughts on the problems, technical challenges and issues faced are detailed and discussed in some length. Feedback in surmounting these problems is welcome.
Published on Jul 4, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
This step-by-step "behind the scenes" tutorial shows how to produce a stunning product shot on a very modest budget using ONLY household lights from a home improvement store plus some creativity.
Published on Jun 25, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Introduction to fisheye techniques with sample pictures using a Peleng 8mm and a Canon Fisheye zoom lens
Published on Jun 5, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
How to Take Best Picture with Flash