A Site for Photographers by Photographers

Home > Learn About Photography > Basic Photo Tips


Basic Photo Tips

Just getting started with photography? Need some help figuring out what all these confusing terms mean? Switching from a point-and-shoot to a digital SLR and looking for advice on photography portraits or landscapes effectively? Learn about Basic Photo Tips: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO and Exposure Basics: Correctly Expose Your Photographs. Also featured in this section is the Missing Pages series from Jon Sienkiewicz, which is a collection of all of the information that should have been included in your camera's Owner's Manual but somehow got left out. You can always ask questions in our Beginner Questions Forum.

Return to Learn About Photography »

Featured Article: Basic Photo Tips

Top Tips From Three [Framed] Award Winners Read More

Top Tips From Three [Framed] Award Winners

Get inspired by these incredible female photographers and recipients of the [Framed] Award.

Return to Learn About Photography »

Featured Equipment Deals

Nikon Coolpix P900 Review Read More

Nikon Coolpix P900 Review

The Nikon Coolpix P900's claim to fame is its 2000mm equivalent optical zoom. In this in-depth review, Bob Atkins examines the pros and cons of this new addition to the superzoom bridge camera...