Ultimate Beginner Photography Tips

Being a beginner in photography is an exciting time. You see all these amazing photos and can’t wait to take some of your own. But if you find when you go out to take your own photos they leave some what to be desired then never fear as the Lumusphoto Ultimate Beginner Photography Tips are…

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What is a telephoto lens?

You don’t need to spend 1000’s to get a half decent telephoto lens, there’s something to suit everyone’s budget. If you’re thinking of buying a telephoto lens for the first time here is everything you need to know about telephoto lenses. What is a telephoto lens? A telephoto lens is a lens which can zoom…

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How Does Shutter Speed Work?

Your camera has a shutter in front of the sensor. When you take a picture the camera focuses, closes the aperture blades and then opens the shutter exposing the sensor behind it to the light travelling through the lens. Viola you have a photo. Depending how long the shutter is open affects not only how…

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What is ISO in Photography?

ISO stands for International Standards Organization. Simply put ISO is how sensitive the sensor in your camera is to the light that hits it. The lower the ISO the lower the sensitivity. In the film days you could buy film with various ISO levels. It is a lot easier to adjust nowadays than it was…

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What Is Aperture In Photography?

What exactly is an aperture in photography? An aperture is the opening within the lens on your camera. Depending how much the aperture opens determines how much light can pass through the lens and hit the sensor/film. A good way to think of this is look at someone’s pupil when in a dimly lit room. Our…

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9 Photography Tips For Beginners

Photography tips for beginners – Being a beginner in anything is tough. Being a photography beginner can be even harder. For someone new to the whole photography scene it can be overwhelming, they can find themselves suddenly bombarded with a wall of confusing information.  They will encounter a host of terms like aperture, depth of…

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Basic Photography Tips – Light

Use these basic photography tips to dramatically improve your photography today! Can you remember your first steps in photography? The first time you picked up a camera? If so I’m sure you wasn’t thinking about the quality or direction of light falling on the scene or subject you had your cameras sights locked on to…

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