Basics of photography and what you should know about it

The advent and evolution of digital cameras have been offering great image quality to anyone who is interested. More recently, the cameras in our phones have been offering a similar image quality have been replacing digital and professional cameras for many. However, the art of photography isn’t as simple as applying filters on a grainy image. There are a lot of things you need to take into account to get the perfect picture – something you will love and treasure and has meaning. Professional photographers have spent years perfecting this art and you can too.

Types of cameras

While the functioning of a camera remains the same across various types of cameras, they still are different. From a simple point and shoot camera to DSLRs, they work best for different types of photographers and pictures. Point and shoot cameras offer amazing picture quality with the right lenses and sensors, but the photographer plays a huge role in the photo-taking the process as there is very little control that the camera has. On the other hand, DSLR cameras allow you to tweak and adjust the settings to get the right pictures. Professionals like those at Teskey Mediaworks use advanced DSLR cameras and equipment to get the perfect shot every time.

Understanding the basics

The basics of photography remain the same whether it is a film camera, a digital camera or a phone camera. You need to have an eye for the image that you want to take and keep the focus steady. That is where a tripod or any other means of stabilizing your camera comes into picture especially for slow shutter speed pictures. The focus of the image needs to be in the center. You should know your camera well – how to adjust the shutter speed, aperture and ISO for starters. Understand what type of image requires what settings to get the most of it.

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