What is Exposure?

Understanding exposure is the first step to creating interesting photographs in manual mode. If you just got a DSLR camera I’m begging you to learn how to use creative exposures with your camera. If you’ve been using your DSLR in green mode (fully automatic mode) you’ve probably experienced some frustration with trying to make your … Read more

How to Photograph Fireworks

It’s that time of year to gather together and set explosives on fire for our enjoyment. It makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside doesn’t it? Let’s learn 12 tips for how to photograph fireworks! Scout Your Location Before the fireworks begin you want to be able to picture what the photograph is going to look like. Either … Read more

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Hey faithful member of Roundtable Nation! First of all, thank you for listening to the Photography Roundtable Podcast. Second, I value your questions and look forward to answering them on an upcoming podcast episode. So, please record a question for the podcast below! Thanks, and keep listening!

What is An EF Lens?

Canon started the confusion between EF and EF-S lenses in 2003 when they created a different lens mount on DSLR models. The lens mount varies between full frame DSLR cameras and crop sensor DSLR cameras. What is a full frame and crop sensor you say? Find out HERE. The names EF and EF-S refer to the … Read more

What is the ISO?

Your camera collects and monitors light using three things: shutter, aperture, and ISO. These three light gathering functions work together to balance light in order to properly expose a photograph. To me, ISO is the person in a family who moderates and makes peace with every situation. If you are struggling to get the light … Read more

What is the Aperture?

Your camera collects and monitors light using three things: shutter, aperture, and ISO. These three light gathering functions work together to balance light in order to properly expose a photograph. When using the aperture, you must determine how much depth of field (out of focus background) you want in your photograph as well as balance … Read more