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The Basics of ISO

Everything you need to know about ISO from a professional sports photographer. What is ISO?  ISO is an important setting on your camera. It is often considered one of the three pillars of photography, along with shutter speed and aperture, and for a good reason! ISO can define the sensitivity of your camera without changing … Read more

The Basics of Aperture

5 things you need to know about aperture from a professional sports photographer. Aperture is the opening in the camera lens that determines how much light can pass through. The aperture in your camera opens to a certain diameter whenever you take a picture. A larger opening lets more light in, while a smaller opening … Read more


Image resolution is a value that’s used to describe the quality of image. When it comes to photography and digital images, resolution is measured by pixels. You can probably think of a handful of times you’ve come into contact with resolution even if you’re not a photographer. For starters, when you’re watching a YouTube video, … Read more

Importance of Lighting in Photography

When you begin to explore your camera settings, you quickly find out that multiple settings are geared towards attracting the correct amount of light to your camera. ISO, for example, controls how sensitive your camera is to light in its external environment. A higher ISO value can make your image brighter. Shutter speed controls the … Read more

Customizing AF Functions

Learn about autofocus from a professional photographer. What is Autofocus? Autofocus is a camera function that allows you to focus on a subject automatically. In other words, your camera searches for a subject and focuses on them without you having to adjust the focus. Today, most cameras you can buy in the store have this … Read more

4 Things You Need to Know About Shutter Speed

Everything you need to know about shutter speed from a professional sports photographer.  Shutter speed is widely considered one of the three pillars of photography, along with aperture and ISO. When it comes to your camera, the shutter speed value is used to describe the amount of time the camera is exposed to light when … Read more

4 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Mirrorless Camera

DSLR cameras have always offered professional photographers the gift of customization. Those who buy cameras for a specific purpose have the option of simply buying a camera without a lens and picking out the perfect lens after. That way you can really get the best bang for your buck.  Mirrorless cameras offer a wide variety … Read more

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