TrainYourCamera Featured Photo February 2017

Featured Landscape Photos for February 2017


In February we featured the following photographers: Raymond Gehman Jojo Nicdao Terry Lucas Caroline Peace Kruger [Click Here to See Our Current Featured Landscape Photos] February 2017, Week 4: Caroline Peace Kruger Photo © Caroline Peace…

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How to do HDR Photography Properly


Oftentimes our photographs of breathtaking views and incredible sunsets just don’t do the real thing much justice. How often do you take a picture of something spectacular, only to defend it later on with “Well,…

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Shooting Portraits at Night without Flash


Photographers are generally a brave and determined bunch — whether it be rolling around on the floor to get the perfect shot, getting close to wildlife, dealing with newborns screaming and crying (amongst other things), or taking…

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Featured Landscape Photos for December 2016

Featured Landscape Photos for December 2016


In December we featured the following photographers: Louise van Heerden Jonathan Martin Tony Patrick Kelley [Click Here to See Our Current Featured Landscape Photos] December 2016, Week 5: Patrick Kelley Photo © Patrick Kelley Focal Length: 16mm ISO: 64…

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How To Do Low Key Photography in Daylight


You may have seen the term “low-key” polluting your social media feed. Millennials know it to mean something along the lines of “minimally”, “slightly” or “secretly”, and though their lingo is often very curious and illogical, this…

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SleekLens Through the Woods Landscape Workflow Presets


Photography is gaining a popularity that is more widespread than ever before in history. With everyone having a device that includes a camera somewhere within reach at most given moments of the day, the world…

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What Are the Different Types of Photography


From the earliest of times, man has felt the desire to record images of the world around him in some manner. Whether the purpose is to tell a story, express creativity or leave a record…

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Aperture Priority Tutorial

Aperture Priority Tutorial


In the previous article we motivated why its hard to take your photography to the next level until you understand concepts like exposure, aperture and ISO. We had a look at the three side of the exposure triangle and observed that…

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Mode dial – Your First Step Beyond Auto Mode

Mode dial – Your First Step Beyond Auto Mode


What Is the Mode Dial?   The image above is the mode dial on a DSLR camera. This is sometimes referred to as the PASM wheel, which stands for Program, Aperture, Shutter, and Manual mode….

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What is ISO

What is ISO?


What is ISO – Dictionary Definition ISO stands for International Standards Organization. It denotes the industry standard for the sensitivity of emulsion based camera film or digital sensor. What is ISO – All about Fast or…

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