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How to Clean Your Photography Gear and Keep it in Good Shape. A long time ago when I started my first steps into the photography world, a good friend of mine that worked many years as a photojournalist, told me: “Treat your camera like a soldier treats his gun, keep it clean and ready to fire!”

How to Clean Your Photography Gear and Keep it in Good Shape

I never forgot that advice from him, and I kept a Pentax K1000, my very first camera, in pristine condition to this day. Nowadays things are a bit different, and electronic digital equipment is not really built to last like in the good old days of mechanical equipment. Modern cameras and lenses are built with a lot of sensitive electronic components, and are much more difficult to maintain. The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR. If you’ve bought yourself a DSLR and, after unpacking it from the box, you are intimidated by the number of buttons and dials, and by the thickness of the manual, it can be very tempting to put the manual down, flick it onto ‘Auto’ and start shooting.

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

Whilst that is fine for some, it may not be long until you crave the creative control that inspired you to purchase a DSLR in the first place, but where do you begin? The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR. How to Understand the Mysteries of ISO for Beginners. Best of dPS: Have You Read these 15 Popular Photography Tutorials Yet? Un professeur de Stanford met gratuitement en ligne tous ses cours sur la photo. C’est une véritable mine d’or que propose gratuitement Marc Levoy, professeur à l’université de Stanford : tous ses cours sur la photographie sont dorénavant en ligne sur son site.

Un professeur de Stanford met gratuitement en ligne tous ses cours sur la photo

Inconnu en France, Marc Levoy est bien connu outre-Atlantique des passionnés de l’infographie ; il dirige en effet une équipe chez Google qui a travaillé sur les fameuses lunettes à réalité augmentée. Pour lire ses cours, il faut connaître l’anglais… une belle occasion de s’y mettre ! Professeur à Stanford et ingénieur chez Google Marc Levoy a un CV à faire pâlir d’envie bien des universitaires : au cours des années 70, en même temps que des études d’architecture, il travaille comme assistant informatique dans des films d’animation. Après l’obtention d’un doctorat en sciences informatiques à l’université de Caroline du Nord en 1989, il se tourne vers la 3D.

Marc Levoy a reçu diverses récompenses : Ses cours accessibles à tous, y compris les débutants Vidéo du premier cours donné par Marc Levoy chez Google. 15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers. Everyone loves cheat sheets, and photographers are no exception.

15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers

Squeezed into a set of short tips, schemes, and definitions, a cheat sheet is a quick way to learn something, as well as refresh your knowledge about any particular subject. Moreover, now that infographics are an extremely popular format of delivering information on the Internet, cheat sheets can also be a source for visual inspiration. Here is a large collection of some noteworthy cheat sheets, infographics, and printables for photographers. From shooting basics to photography marketing tips, every aspect of photography is covered in this round-up.

Metering mode cheat sheet: how they work and when to use them. Are you left confused by your digital camera’s metering mode function?

Metering mode cheat sheet: how they work and when to use them

We might be able to help. The Metering Mode button on your camera is symbolised by an eye-shaped icon within a rectangle. Within your metering mode function you will have either three or four metering modes: spot metering (read our guide to when to use spot metering), partial metering, centre-weighted metering and evaluative metering. As you will see in our latest photography cheat sheet below, each metering option measures the brightness of a scene in different ways, depending on what subject you are shooting. Our infographic below breaks down each metering mode and explains how they work and when is best to use them. To see the larger version of this cheat sheet simply click on the infographic or drag and drop it to your desktop. Beginner_photography_tutorials1.jpg (JPEG Image, 1000 × 956 pixels) How to Take Photos with the Zoom Blur Effect [Includes Printable Cheat Sheet] I was walking around London recently with my camera and I got a bit bored, as I had been wandering by the same part of the city a thousand times, waiting for inspiration.

How to Take Photos with the Zoom Blur Effect [Includes Printable Cheat Sheet]

To make it more fun I thought I would try experimenting with long shutter speeds. All of a sudden things got interesting and before I knew it a few hours had passed by. Here is an article on how to do slow shutter zoom photography. Photography, like many things in life, is easy once you know how. Here is my 6-point guide to creating these impressive effects (there is also a cheat sheet at the bottom of the post that you can print and take with you as a reminder of how to do it). 1. The main principle to taking these types of shots is really quite simple. 2. Although the secret to creating these types of photographs is to have a slow shutter speed, this will only work well in dim lighting and on overcast days. 3. 4. 5. Sometimes you might want to go manual to get the shots you want. 6. 25 Landscape Photography Tutorials.