Why Is The Aperture On Lens Vs Aperture On Camera UI Different?

Don’t worry… There is nothing wrong with your lens or your camera.  It’s perfectly fine if the aperture marked on your lens is different to what you are seeing in your camera UI.  We explain all you need to know about why the aperture on your lens may be different to the aperture shown on …

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Can I Use My Canon EOS Rebel T7 As A Webcam?

To use your Canon Rebel T7 as a webcam you will need to: Have the right USB cable – IFC-400PCU USB cable
Have the Canon EOS Webcam Utility software
Have a compatible application to use such as Zoom, Skype or Microsoft Teams.

How Do I Connect My Sony ZV-1 To My Computer?

This post will briefly guide you through how to connect your Sony ZV-1 to your computer whether it is a Windows or Mac device. How Do I Connect My Sony ZV-1 to My Windows Laptop? Make sure that you have a charged battery inside your Sony ZV-1. Turn on your camera and your Windows desktop/laptop. …

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What Is A Diaphragm In Photography

The diaphragm is the part of a camera lens which is made up of a series of metal blades which create a hole. The opening regulates the amount of light which reaches the image sensor. Commonly it is also known as an iris diaphragm due to its similarity to the human iris. The blades are …

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What Does ‘Blown Out’ Mean in Photography?

The term ‘blown out’ in photography is used when people are referring to a part of an image which does not retain any detail and instead just shows up as a glaring plain white spot. This happens when the blown out area is too bright compared to the rest of the image and the camera …

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What Is The Difference Between E-TTL And TTL Flash?

TTL is a term which describes metering done ‘through the lens’ of the camera and different camera brands have come up with their own ways of using TTL for an automatic flash system.  In the old days of film cameras, TTL flash worked by measuring the amount of light hitting the actual film during the …

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What Is TTL In Flash Photography?

TTL stands for ‘through the lens’ and in photography it is referring to through the lens metering. Metering is basically another way of saying how the camera measures the light in a scene. So putting the two together, basically TTL metering is how your camera will measure the amount of light coming through the lens …

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How To Mount A Camera For Overhead Food Photography Without A Tripod

Shooting overhead photography means you will probably want something which is perfectly level and this results in you needing to mount your camera. One of the best ways to do this is with the use of a c-stand. Things you’ll need: Spigot – to connect your tripod head to the grip head (knuckles) C stand with …

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What Is The Zoom Setting For On A Speedlight / Speedlite Flash?

The flash zoom setting on speedlights can confuse a lot of people and there’s a few things to consider to make sure you are using it correctly.  Let’s go through the important things that you need to know to get you comfortable in using it correctly. What Is The Zoom Setting For On My Flash?  …

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