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Control exposure and motion blur with shutter speed.
What is Shutter Speed?
Shutter Speed Affects Exposure and Motion Blur
Unwanted Motion Blur
What Can Be Done Creatively Using Shutter Speed?
VIDEO: Control exposure and motion blur with shutter speed. (32:44)
Control exposure and depth of field with f-stop.
What is an F-stop and How Do You Change It?
F-Stop Affects Depth of Field
How Depth of Field Can Make Images Better.
When You Need a Larger Depth of Field
VIDEO: F-Stop (12:11)
Adjust ISO in low-light correctly.
ISO Controls Exposure and Pixelation
In Low Light, ISO is the Setting I Adjust Most.
VIDEO: ISO (23:23)
Camera Settings Compensate for Each Other
Shutter Speed and F-Stop Control the Artistic Factors of the Image
Raise ISO When You Must
VIDEO: Shutter Speed and F-stop Control the Creative Aspect of the Portrait (4:31)
The Problem with Auto Selection Auto-Focus
Using Center Point
Moving Focus Point
VIDEO: Focus Effectively (10:20)
Understand other significant camera settings.
Av & Tv
Servo vs. Single Shot
Back Button Focus
White Balance & Metering Modes
VIDEO: White Balance and Metering (9:25)
VIDEO: Image Quality & Reviewing Images (17:42)
VIDEO: Focus, Drive & Back-Button Focus (9:47)
VIDEO: Aperture and Shutter Priority (16:29)
Distance affects depth of field.
Objects Reflect Light in Different Directions.
Distance Affects Depth of Field
A speedlight can make you more versatile.
Small Light Sources Create Harsh Shadows
White Plastic Pieces Don't Really Change That Much
The Problem with Popup Flashes is the Proximity
Enlarge Your Light and Get It Away from Your Lens
Three Steps to Making a Speedlight Look Natural
VIDEO: Speedlights Make You More Versatile (30:32)
Distance and Lenses Can Distort
First Point of Contact Often Distorts
VIDEO: Avoid Distortion (21:40)
Choose beautifying camera height.
2D vs. 3D
Close-Ups And Full-length Camera Height
VIDEO: Camera Height (10:11)
Which lenses are best for portraits?
What About Kit Lenses?
What MM is Best for Portraits?
Fixed vs. Zoom
VIDEO: Understanding Millimeter (44:19)
VIDEO: What about kit lenses? (10:06)
Back Button Focus
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