Category Archives: Photography

Canon EOS cameras and Infrared film

If you read your Canon EOS manual, it will tell you that Infrared film is not to be used in this camera.

This is not because the film will harm the camera in anyway. In fact, I can’t think of a situation where film could harm a camera. (Under normal conditions of course. If you wanted to take a piece of film and use it to scratch a lens, yes, it could harm the camera. Don’t Do this! )

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Getting better Exposure in your pictures

Zone System Chart

In 1939/40 Ansel Adams along with Fred Archer, developed something called the Zone System. Your camera’s meter is based on it.

Why is this important to me, you ask? The reason you want to learn about this, only a little, is so that you can understand how your camera’s meter works.

What you see at the top and the bottom of this post, is a a representation of the Zone System. Continue reading Getting better Exposure in your pictures