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Series: Photography in 60 Seconds


3 Cs for Impact

3 Cs for Impact

Learn how to create impactful photos using the 3 Cs: closeness, colour, and contrast.
Aperture

Aperture

Learn about the aperture of a lens, and how it is used to control the brightness of your lens, and the effect it can have on your photos.
Auto Exposure

Auto Exposure

Learn about the four auto modes in a camera, and the different levels of control that they give you.
Black and White

Black and White

Learn about why you might choose to use black and white photography rather than colour.
Colour

Colour

Learn about how colour is captured by cameras and how it's displayed using red, green and blue light.
Depth of Field

Depth of Field

Depth of field is a stylistic choice and can be manipulated by changing the aperture of lens to include more detail in the background of your photos.
Don't Be Square

Don't Be Square

To make your photos have a sense of depth, play around with angles and avoid having your subjects square with the camera.
Getting a Sharp Picture

Getting a Sharp Picture

There are several elements to getting a sharp image. Learn how to reduce blur by using the focus, aperture, ISO and other important elements.
Hard and Soft Light

Hard and Soft Light

Learn the difference between hard and soft light, and how they can be used to create different effects in photos.
ISO

ISO

ISO ratings are given to the light sensitivity of different films for analogue cameras and to the light senors in digital cameras. They can be used to benchmark all cameras, and can be changed to change exposure levels in photos.
Silhouettes

Silhouettes

Learn all about silhouettes, and how you can create them to dramatic effect.
The Exposure Triangle

The Exposure Triangle

Learn how to control the exposure, or brightness, of your photos by changing the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO of your camera.
The Histogram

The Histogram

The histogram is a live measure of the exposure in a photo. Learn how to read it and use it when taking photos in this short clip.
The Lens

The Lens

Learn about how the lens in your camera works, and how they are the key to making a picture.
The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds

Learn all about how the rule of thirds can be used to improve the composition of your photos, and how it's not really a rule at all.
The Shutter

The Shutter

Learn all about one of the most important components of your camera—the shutter—and how it can be used to change the images that you create.
The Telephoto Lens

The Telephoto Lens

The telephoto lens has a much narrower angle of view compared to a normal lens. Learn about when and how a telephoto lens should be used, and the effects that it can produce in the photos you shoot.
The Wide Angle Lens

The Wide Angle Lens

A wide angle lens has a wider angle of view than the human eye. Learn about how wide angle lens can be used to take photos full of detail that can draw in the viewer.
The Zoom Lens

The Zoom Lens

Zoom lenses are used to change a camera's view without changing a lens. Learn more about the advantages and limitations of zoom lenses in this short video.
White Balance

White Balance

Our eyes are adapted to balance the light that we see from the sun, changing the white balance allows us to make sure that our cameras are capturing the image as we see it.