Why “SOOC” (Straight Out Of Camera) is BULLS*** | Q&A #86

Why “SOOC” (Straight Out Of Camera) is BULLS*** | Q&A #86

First of all, “SOOC” is this idea that you aren’t a real photographer unless you can “get it right in camera” and not do any editing to your photo. Which is just stupid. First of all, there is nothing right, or wrong about editing or not editing your photos. Secondly,...
Does The Metering Mode Even Matter? | Q&A Ep.86

Does The Metering Mode Even Matter? | Q&A Ep.86

Playtrumpet was watching my videos on the camera meter and metering modes and asked says: “Great video. The only thing I’d add, for clarity, is that metering modes are not relevant when shooting in manual mode, right?” And this is a great question, because it does,...
Should You Watermark Your Photos? | Q&A Ep.83

Should You Watermark Your Photos? | Q&A Ep.83

UniversalUsername asks: “How do you feel about watermarks? And do you use them?” Watermarks can be a touchy subject. Some photographers HATE watermarks on images and feel that they should NEVER be used. Some photographers use watermarks as an anti-theft measure when...
The Pros and Cons of Using A Teleconverter | Q&A Ep.81

The Pros and Cons of Using A Teleconverter | Q&A Ep.81

I’ve had a number of questions about teleconverters, so let’s get to it! Basically, a teleconverter is a magnifier for your existing lens. It’s a specific type of lens designed to be mounted in between the camera and a normal lens, and the amount of magnification you...
What’s The Best Camera Mode For Learning? | Q&A Ep.80

What’s The Best Camera Mode For Learning? | Q&A Ep.80

Arvind hasn’t used his camera in almost a year and he wants to learn Manual Mode but was wondering if he should start with Manual Mode or use Aperture or Shutter Priority first. I personally think working in Manual Mode is the best way to learn, because in Manual Mode...