ISO directly connected to the light available and the brightness or exposure of the image
ISO numbers denote the light responding capacity of the image sensor in a given situation. Higher the ISO the image sensor responds effectively even in light conditions and forms a bright image.
Higher ISOs result in noisy images and these digital noise is noticeable when we enlarge the picture and print them. On the other hand, low ISO settings will give good quality images without digital noise. Images for professional applications are shot using low ISO.
Low light needs a higher ISO settings like, 800,1600, 3200..an so on
Bright light needs a lower ISO setting like, 100 and 200
Higher ISO settings are generally used in relatively dark indoors.
Lower ISO settings are generally used in relatively bright out-doors.
We can also use, higher ISOs when we are using faster shutter speed to freeze fast moving subjects
We can also use Higher ISOs when we are using aperture like f/16, f/11 for greater depth of field.
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Steve Mellor Photo Vlogger: You know, ISO is often the thing that gets left out of the exposure triangle. We’re constantly talking about shutter speed and aperture but I’ve seen a lot of photographers really rely on those higher ISO settings to get their shots. That said, from my experience, I wouldn’t go higher than 6400 on the cameras I’ve used, unless shooting Astrophotography. But, this is a really important subject that people need to know if they’re starting out or if they’re moving from traditional film to digital (of course, that is less likely now but does still happen).
Camera shake or handshake is a basic problem in many of the beginners’ photos. Use faster shutter speeds….this is decided based on the lighting condition and the focal length of the lens used.
1.Use the shutter speed higher than the reciprocal of the focal length. Ie. If we are shooting with a 50mm range, the shutter speed has to be atleast 1/60secs and 200mm range, then it should be 1/250secs
Use higher ISO settings.
Use large aperture (f/4, f/2.8) settings
Use IS or VR options ON on your lens or camera.
Use the camera on a sturdy tripod. When you are shooting in low light condition, and not able to stick on to the reciprocal principle.
For long exposure and bulb settings, use a remote shutter release to trigger the shutter button.
Use total flash exposure…flash can easily freeze the action
Small size sensor makes the camera small, light-weight and affordable – good for travel and casual candid photography
The lenses for crop sensor cameras are relatively less expensive
The optical performance of any lens is better towards the center, and when you get an image cropped from the center, it has got a lesser optical problem
The crop factor of the focal length of the lens makes you get the image closer than the full frame equivalent. A 50mm lens will give a coverage of 75mm when used on the APS-C cameras.
Small sensor cameras can shoot closer – it possible to focus closer and get a macro like shots. 18-55mm kit lens can focus as close as three inches..! Never worry about your crops sensor camera…it has got its own advantage…enjoy photography
Photography is always an aspiring career option for anyone interested in the art of seeing and storytelling. It has become a stable profession now…as the need for a good photographer is in high demand.
There are a lot of photographers earning higher than the standard academic persons doing routine jobs.
Most important quality to pursue and be successful in photography is ‘passion for the art’ A passionate person can dedicate his/her time effectively in learning and become useful.
They must be willing to work 24X7 with a target to achieve
Though photography is a lot of fun, it should be learned and practiced seriously. Persons with an artistic bent of mind and who think out of the box have a better chance to become successful professionals. In the present scenario, they must be willing to learn throughout their life and update the technology and trend.
There is nothing like ‘self taught’ in photography. We pick
up lot of information from other photographers and their photos. Internet,
You-tube, books, are other sources photographers learn and update. This helps
the self taught photographers to do some trial and error basis learning. But as
the need of today, a good photography school can help the students in the
following five ways.
The learners are given ample scope to understand
all the possible technics and art through the structured curriculum
A formal education gives lot of self confidence and helps to solve the
problems thrown at them quickly and efficiently.
A formal education makes learning fast and reduces the possibilities of mistakes that
happens otherwise. For example, a phot ographer who has attended a formal
course will be able to master the technics, art and business in a couple of
years. Whereas, others may take years to achieve the same through a lot of
trials and guess work.
Most importantly, a good photography school can
give hands-on experience on some of
the expensive and rare state of the art
equipment, facilities, special skills and real time job experience.
A formal education gives an opportunity to develop contacts and network for
business developments in the initial stage of the career.
These opportunities may or may not happen even after a long
time for a self-learned photographer.