Shawn Kenessey

What is the best camera strap?

One area where there has been some innovation of late is in camera straps. For a long time there weren't a lot...

What is a neutral density filter?

A neutral density filter is pretty simple. All it does is darken the image by a certain number of stops. For instance,...

What is the histogram for?

What is an image histogram? An image histogram is a graphical representation of the distribution of tones in said...

What are the different AF modes on your camera?

Servo AF Servo AF is an autofocus mode in which the camera never stops trying to acquire focus. Wherever...

When should you use manual mode?

I have heard photographers talk about manual mode as something you have to use in order to be considered a "pro". I...

What is bokeh?

Bokeh is the out of focus area of the image, or the blurry part of an image. Bokeh is a recently invented...

What is telephoto compression?

Compression in photography refers to how the subject and the background appear to be compressed together onto the same plane when using...

What is the best lens for portraits?

The answer is dependent on what type of portrait you're shooting. The main framings for portraits are headshots, half body, and full...
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