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The photography histogram – a little known tool to help you make better photos.

The photography histogram is one of the most underused features in a digital camera and in editing software. Many photographers don’t even know it’s there.  Understanding how the histogram works is not only of great help when you photograph, but also when you edit your photos. Difficult light conditions are the most common challenges for landscape […]

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What is shutter speed in photography?

The shutterOne of the most frequent questions I get is “what is shutter speed in photography and how do I us it?” The shutter is a mechanism inside your camera. You can think of the shutter as a curtain. When the curtain (shutter) is open, light is allowed into the room (camera).Shutter speedThe shutter speed […]

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