Demystifying Flash Duration

Demystifying Flash Duration

The Flash Duration for any flash is technically is the length of time that the flash tube emits light for a single burst. Unfortunately, the flash manufacturers don’t tell you how long the actual flash duration lasts. Instead most manufacturers confuse you in their literature as the t0.5 or the t0.1 flash duration specification. The … Read moreDemystifying Flash Duration

Patterns

Patterns

Patterns are simply repeated shapes, colours or objects, ordered in either regular or irregular formations. As a photographer, using pattern is key to good composition and, when used effectively, can transform an otherwise bland image into something dramatic and eye-catching. Patterns are formulated all around us – in both natural and man-made settings. The key … Read morePatterns

Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds one of the first things that budding digital photographers learn about in composition on photography. Many thank this rule for their well balanced and interesting shots. However, that rules are meant to be broken and ignoring this one doesn’t mean your images are necessarily unbalanced or uninteresting. As a quote which … Read moreRule of Thirds

Create Panoramas in Lightroom

Parròquia de Santa Teresa del Nen Jesús Interior Panorama

Lightroom is one of my preferred tools to stitch panoramic images. In the past one would have to either use Adobe Photoshop or third-party software such as PTGui to stitch panoramas, with the latest versions of Lightroom, one can easily stitch a single row or multi-row panoramas directly from Lightroom. In this article, I will … Read moreCreate Panoramas in Lightroom

Frame Within a Frame

Frame Within a Frame

If the frame is your window on the world, the composition is where you point it. The “Frame Within a Frame” basically pushes you to find boundaries within boundaries. In Angkor Wat, Cambodia I found this boy was shy and was trying to escape getting captured by me. So I jumped ahead and pre-focused the … Read moreFrame Within a Frame

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