There’s a saying “Do not go to war with an unproven weapon”. Well, the same is also true when it comes to going out on a shoot with a camera you don’t understand how to use. We tell newbie photographers who want to learn photography that, it’s perhaps a good idea to learn about the tools one is going to use to take pictures.
There are a lot of advantages of capturing images in the Raw format. In fact, the reason they are named Raw is that they aren’t finished products yet, they are raw materials for a fine, finished photograph. So in this chapter on Raw Mode, you will learn some basics of image formats like JPEG and Raw and learn why serious photographers only shoot Raw.
Even experienced photographers sometimes can’t explain terms like megapixels, image resolution, dots per inch or pixels per inch and how print sizes of images can be calculated. But that’s an important lesson to learn. So in this video, you will get a thorough understanding of some of these aspects of “Image Resolution” which I think is an important thing to know.
Sometimes, using the same settings as another person for a similar image, does not guarantee that the colours will be as good. While there could umpteen number of reasons why this could have happened, the White Balance setting in the camera is usually the first culprit. In this video, you can understand what color temperature is and how it impacts the colors of the image.
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