The A to Z of Photography: overexposure

The simple definition of overexposure is when a photo comes out lighter than you intended, and that sounds like it ought to be something that’s quite easy to fix with an image-editor like Photoshop or Lightroom. That’s not always the case,  however, and it’s all because of the way digital

The A to Z of photography: noise

Noise is an unwanted, but sometimes unavoidable, side-effect of capturing digital images. It’s like the grain in analog film, or the hiss on old-fashioned audio recordings. It happens when the camera captures random background electronic signals alongside the image data itself, and it shows up as random, pixel-sized speckling. The