DSLR Sensor Sizes And Crop Factor

cic5y2hxWhen shopping for your DSLR camera apart from just looking at the price, it’s also important to look into sensor sizes and crop factor because these too has a way of influencing your photography. Knowing the size of the sensor in your camera and how it affects the zoom capabilities together with crop factor is vital in helping you make an informed investment.

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Why Shooting On location is better Than Shooting in Studio

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Photography is all about location and when shooting portraits is concerned, it is an important factor to consider. If you decide on shooting in an indoor studio set up, you will have complete control over lighting as your subject stands against a plain white background. However this plain white background becomes dull and boring and you will most likely be sitting on a stool or standing whereas in an on location photo shoot, one can take advantage of what is available such as tree, park bench, beside the lake etc.

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Understanding Light

lightA shooting is a series of frames, that runs for an uninterrupted period of time.  For portraits, I always prefer to use natural light because natural light is something that is freely available to all photographers. Paying more attention to constantly changing levels of natural light is the most important step to improve your photography as one must react quickly based on the amount of light available at the given time in order to produce a good photo.

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DSLR Vs Bridge Cameras

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You want to get a camera, but are not sure which kind to get? The two biggest choices are the Bridge camera and the Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR). You have to look at the pros and cons of each type before you can make that decision, because most of these cameras can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of pounds.

While there are many reasons, the biggest factor for most people to get a DSLR is the faster frame capture rate. Whether you are taking shots of people or animals there will be movement of some kinds. And the best way to capture movement without blur is to have fast frame capture.

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Beginner DSLR Buying Guide

Best-DSLR-CamerasDSLR cameras have stood the test of time and proved to be versatile and highly effective. With the many brands available in the market, deciding on the right type to purchase can be quite challenging.  Being clear on what you want to achieve with the camera gives one an edge on which type to focus on. DSLR cameras are a preference to many photographers due to their compatibility with a wide range of interchangeable lenses and accessories.

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