Photography Tips: DSLR Camera Basics To Produce Photos Like A Pro


Check out these photography tips about some basics of the DSLR camera.

PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS – Most people’s frustration indeed is doing photography and if you are handling a DSLR for the first time, here are some tips about its basics for you to capture images like a pro.

Every people are probably frustrated photographers and it makes sense especially in this age where taking photos can be done just anywhere through one small device – the cellular phone. But in a more complex view, people have also discovered the Digital SLR which captures photos a whole lot better giving another level of drama, depth, and story into it.

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Now, if it is your first time handling a DSLR, here are some basics about this device which are very useful and essential to take photo and capture just anything like a pro.


This setting is allows the lighting and the brightness you wanted to pass through the lens for your image in a “whole”. It is actually represented in f-[number] such as f/1.4, f/2, f/2.8, /f4, f/5.6, f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22, or f/32. The numbers are depending on your lens. Also, the number are actually expressed in fraction which means that the lower the value of the number, the bigger is the whole. If you are focusing on the aperture, turn the camera on AV mode.

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“When you take a picture, you are exposing the censor in the camera to the light in front of the camera. But you can actually affect the time that the censor is exposed and that is called the Shutter Speed,” says Science Filmmaking Tips.You need a “long exposure that is long shutter speed” in limited lights like taking pictures at night and trying to achieve the special effect motion blur with the camera on a tripod in order not to mess your photo. Also, the short exposures when the things you are trying to capture is in fast movement and note that shorter exposures needs more light. This feature is related to the aperture. And when you are prioritizing the shutter speed, turn the mode of device to Tv.

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  • ISO

The ISO number is the “sensitivity of the sensor” and the available light. And the higher the number of the ISO will make the shot have the “grainy” effect.


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Source: Science Filmmaking Tips


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