RAW vs JPEG – The Ultimate Guide

Which is better—RAW or JPEG? I thought the decades-old debate between shooting RAW vs JPEG had already been settled. That is why I never intended to write an article on the subject. However, … Read more

How to Know What Aperture to Use

Every starting photographer knows that the aperture of the lens controls the amount of light that enters the camera. The bigger the aperture, the more light reaches the camera sensor. However, the aperture … Read more

Aperture In Photography Fundamentals

If you are new to photography, it is likely that you have come across terms like aperture, shutter speed, f-stop, f-stop chart and so on. These terms might sound confusing, but they are … Read more

Understanding F-Stop In Photography

Beginner photographers are often confused by the term “f-stop”. They know it is somehow related to the concept of aperture and has something to do with depth of field but aren’t sure what … Read more

Mastering Depth of Field (DoF) in Photography

It is a common misconception that professional photographers shoot only in manual mode, that is selecting the three most important settings – aperture, ISO number, and shutter speed – manually. In my experience, … Read more

Understanding Light in Photography

What is the single most important thing you need to take a photograph? I guess “camera” was the first thing that came to your mind. And yet there are artists out there who … Read more