There are a lot of photographers out there who will do a facepalm whenever they hear someone say auto anything, when talking about digital photography. I too have done the same when I hear some of the weird and wonderful things about photography that the interwebs have to offer. But bear with me, this auto is … Continue reading Auto ISO with a Twist
Project: High ISO Most of the time we are looking for images with the finest detail possible. This week let's take a break from that and explore the possibilities of using high ISOs. In the days of film it was called "grain" now it's called "noise" what ever you call it, it can add interest … Continue reading Project #36 High ISO
Just like Green Camera mode, cameras come from the manufacturer set to Auto ISO. Even if you go directly to Manual mode to start using your camera Auto ISO will still be active. Find the ISO settings in your camera's menus and turn off Auto ISO. In some cameras there is a setting for ISO … Continue reading From Green Camera to Manual in 9 Easy Steps, Part 4 – ISO
In the world of digital photography is the Sunny 16 method of determining exposure still useful? Sunny 16 was a tried and true method of guestimating exposure by the time I bought my first 35mm SLR. That camera had a very simple light meter at was easily fooled. If you didn't know that your light … Continue reading Sunny 16, is it still useful?