Camera Focus and Settings

This series of short video tutorials, concentrating on camera focus and settings, is designed to help you understand how to make your camera work to your advantage in every possible scenario. An understanding of both your camera’s focus and it’s settings is essential to achieving the best possible photograph. Whether you are trying to capture the magnificence of the night sky beyond the city, or your little one’s beaming face as he greets the new family pet for the first time, knowing just how to focus your camera and choosing the right settings will go a long way in capturing your moment. This series of short video tutorials, concentrating on camera focus and settings, is designed to help you understand how to make your camera work to your advantage in every possible scenario. Expert photographer, Rob Patterson, guides you through everything you need to know from how to achieve proper exposure to how white balance affects your photographs. This series is also loaded with proven tips and tricks, making choosing the right camera focus and settings a total breeze.

White Balance

In this tutorial you will learn how to properly adjust the white balance setting depending on the lighting situation.

Light Metering

Light Metering is another word for the different ways you camera can ‘look at’ a scene and determine exposure. In order that a camera get a proper exposure for different types of lighting situations, it is possible to select different ways for the camera to look at, or meter the scene you are photographing and judge…

What is ISO?

ISO (International Standards Organization) refers to the sensitivity of the cameras sensor to light. This is an industry wide standardized scale that was originally designed to measure film sensitivity to light but when adapted to digital cameras, takes on the exact same role. At low values, 100 to 400 ISO, a cameras sensor is less sensitive…

Camera Focus Tips

Learning how to use different focus settings on your camera will help you capture difficult shots, like animals on the move.

Achieving Sharp Focus

This is a lesson on understanding how your camera and lens affect the sharpness of the subject in your picture.

Achieving Proper Exposure

In this tutorial, you will learn how to achieve proper exposure by using ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed values with your DSLR camera.

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