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Different Types of Lenses

Hey photo friends! Since we’ve spent a lot of time learning to shoot in manual here at Bella Pop, I thought it wasRead more »

How to Capture Bokeh in Your Photography

Anytime I hear “images of broken light” in the Beatles song Across the Universe, I think of bokeh.  One ofRead more »

The Histogram – Your Sometimes Friend

Hey photo friends! If you’re just joining us – check out my past posts in this series. So far we haveRead more »

Understanding Aperture and Depth of Field

I totally have a crush on aperture. What’s not to love? By choosing certain apertures you can be all kinds ofRead more »

The Focal Plane and Getting Things in Focus

I don’t know about you, but I’m horrible in math and other technical things like that. When I first startedRead more »

How to Use Your Camera’s Light Meter

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that aperture, shutter speed and ISO are super important but they are nothingRead more »

ISO – The Basics

If you’ve been following along with my Shooting in Manual series and practicing with your camera then YAY! I meanRead more »

Shutter Speed – The Basics

So this post is all about Shutter Speed. Once you really get to know both aperture and shutter speed, you’reRead more »