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Wedding Photography – Made Easy With Digital Technology
Years ago shooting a wedding would be captured on a 35mm roll of film! Now days technology has shifted from the classic art of film to Digital Photography.
Don’t be daunted by the vast array of new terms associated with Digital Wedding Photography. It’s quite simple to understand and pick up very fast. So to quick start learning digital photography, we will highlight the main terms associated with this new technology:
Common Terms Used in Digital Photography
- Pixel- means the tiniest part of the digital photo. A photo image is composed of combined millions of pixel.
- Resolution- the over all quantity of pixels in a photo. Increasing the resolution would make the image become sharper. Thus more pixels are needed to achieve a better photo image quality.
- Mega pixel- a photo composed of three to four mega pixels will have a better quality that a photo with only one mega pixel.
- Dots Per Inch (DPI) – this term is used to describe quality of the computer monitor and printer. Specifically, laser printers have more dpi resolution than monitors. Hence, higher the dpi resolution means better quality.
- JPEG (joint photographic experts group) – it correspond to the format for saving images in the digital camera.
- Memory Card- this is where the digital files are stored. Memory cards consist of different sizes and capacity. A memory card with higher storage capacity would be more convenient to purchase.
- LCD (liquid crystal display) – almost all digital cameras have this specification. The purpose of LCD is for the photographer to be able to view the scene first before capturing the photo.
Understanding the specific terms in digital photography is one aspect. A crucial part of capturing wedding photography with digital is able to handle a digital camera.A professional photographer will be able to adapt to this technology fast in order to achieve high quality photos.
Good practice in achieving brilliant photography is to take as many photos of a subject and adjusting settings on the camera. This is highly recommended for a beginner and also an amateur photographer.
Let’s highlight some key strategies in taking great photos with your new camera.
Framing Your Subject
Compose or frame your subject carefully. Play with your camera and explore many framing techniques. You can try right and or left framing, tilting the camera of horizontal or off vertical. Take care with framing your subject with your surrounding environment.
Photos – Close Up
Capture tight cropped photos add creativity and natural looking images. Pay attention to framing. Try tilting the camera vertically to the left or right (off vertical) to create an awesome image
Using a tripod is necessary when taking night photos. This is required as you are shooting with a slow sync flash. You will require the subjects to remain still in order to prevent movement in the photos. Your aim is to capture all the available light on a slow shutter speed.
Becoming a great photographer happens only through experience. You need to take thousands of photos to enhance your learning. You can never stop learning in any niche and this definitely applies to wedding photography.To become a professional photographer this will take several years of experience.
You either have it or You Don’t. A passionate photographer will be able to pick up photography relatively fast. Their vision through the viewfinder of the camera will result and reflect in their experience as a photographer.
Try searching on wedding photographers blog’s to see what they see and then practice using the techniques you have learned along the way. It’s much easier to improve on a photo as the image is captured immediately and can be see through the viewfinder immediately.
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