Starting off in digital photography can be a very unrewarding and unsatisfactory time.
Many beginners try photographing normal subjects without actually playing with the settings on their camera. We hope to quash any questions you may have with what your settings mean and what you can do with them as a beginner.
For this article we will be using light trails as a starting point as you can produce beautiful looking images while at the same time working out what each setting does. Please also note that each image used in this article will also display the settings used. Every image is taken using a Canon EOS 400D (aka Rebel XTi). Please also note this is an article for digital beginners. Continue reading Playing with light in photography