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The tutorials I write are based on my photography and techniques, which you may find a little different:
Being self-taught, and mostly in the digital age, I embrace the full potential of contemporary cameras and digital workflow; I don't have one foot stuck in the bygone days of film.
I'm not obsessed with equipment, I never set out to shoot at 4am, and I don't use Photoshop.
I mainly practice landscape, nature, objective abstract and architectural photography, so my writing will tend to be biased towards those genres to some degree.
Posted by Pete on Nov 18, 2010
In this tutorial, I compare the various designs and formats of digital camera, outlining their strengths and weaknesses.Read more
Posted by Pete on May 30, 2015
Composition - The Most Important Aspect of Photography! Rule of Thirds; Golden Ratio; Spiral; Fibonacci; Lead in Lines; Figure-to-Ground; Negative Space - From Rules to Creative Freedom!Read more
Posted by Pete on May 8, 2014
Focus modes, separating focus from exposure, where and how to set focus, subject priority focusing, bokeh, depth of field focusing, hyperfocal distance, depth of field at close quarters and more.Read more
Posted by Pete on Nov 29, 2012
Other photography tutors refer to the "exposure triangle" which has three nodal components - aperture shutter, speed and ISO. Although this introduces the variables of exposure, it does little to…Read more
Posted by Pete on Dec 12, 2012
When and How to Use Exposure (EV) Compensation: Exposure compensation is fine-tuning exposure to compensate for situations where your camera's metering system does a poor job.Read more
Posted by Pete on May 28, 2013
Optimising exposure and the quality of your RAW files to deal with high contrast scenes, combat noise and obtain the highest quality post processed images.Read more
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Speed and pragmatism, or maximum data for and optimal post processing options? That sums it up. I explain the pros and cons and give my thoughts as to the best photo taking routines for each format.
RAW workflow: Post processing with Adobe Lightroom and preparation of purpose dedicated images for internet and print.