Now that you’ve been “exposed” to aperture, we can move onto the second pillar, Shutter Speed. Imagine the shutter as a window curtain, which when pulled up, exposes you(the sensor) to the light outside. The size of the window is your aperture and your shutter speed is the length of time the curtain is up.
To put it simply, aperture is an opening within a lens, which regulates how much light enters the camera. But, when dealing with aperture you have to think in opposites. Bigger is smaller. Smaller is bigger. More is less. Less is more. Aperture is measured in what are called f-stops or fractional stops, which is the
Well that was quick. It wasn’t long after Instagram updated its TOS on Monday, that users across the globe were in an uproar. What had phoneographers in a tiff was a section that stipulated Instagram had the right to sell your photos to businesses, for use in advertisements, without your permission and without compensation. The blogosphere and news
The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the obligatory family photo. With relatives gathering together from all corners of the globe, it is essential to snap the perfect group shot, suitable for framing. Here are a few tips and suggested buys for capturing the best photo of the fam. Although it’ll be
If you need any tips and instruction about how to be a better photographer, we recommend you check out our friends over at the Digital Photography School. As we move towards the end of summer, Frameable would like to encourage you to get out there and to take some photos while the weather is
New photo apps come out on the Apple store everyday. Here’s a roundup of 5 great apps that all leverage your iPhone camera in different ways. I’m deliberately ignoring Instagram and Camera+, enough has been said about those two. StillShot - This app allows you to capture stills from video clips that you’ve already
The Scrap Shoppe offers the best trick I’ve seen to hang a photo on the wall. Simply insert a nail through a clothespin, hang your photo by it, figure out where you want to hang your frame, and lightly press. With that, you have a mark on your target.
The breadth of reputable web-galleries can be broken into two camps: 1) the giant, general photo display sites such as Flickr; and 2) smaller sites that target a particular theme. Of the latter variety, our favorite is Awkward Family Photos. This site is hilarious, and well worth a look. In the spirit of Easter,
Instagram, the hottest mobile photo app, released on Android yesterday. They’ve managed to attract 30 million users, despite only offering their product for the iOS platform. That’s impressive. Two or three years ago, mobile/social photo apps