18% grey card for white balance and exact exposure


All professional photographers use the grey card, which is a scratch resistant cardboard or plastic rectangle, usually A5 in size. The colour of the card corresponds to 18% grey (or gray in UK) according to the Kodak scale, that is why they are sometimes called Kodak grey cards. The gray cards are sold separately or … Read more

Keeping your inkjet printer cartridges at the right temperature can help it perform better

It's hot at work

Given their relatively low price tag, inkjet printers are surprisingly durable machines. These printers are inexpensive, easy to use, and provide high-quality prints and they can stand up to repeated use. Whether you’re using it in your home office or in a business environment, an inkjet printer can be a reliable and cost-effective solution. Nonetheless, … Read more

What aperture to use? What is aperture priority? Understanding aperture, shutter speed and ISO

What is aperture in photography?

The word photography has its roots in two Greek words, “photos” (light) and “graphos” (to write). So, photography is the art of writing with light. We can trace the history of photography back to the early 1800s. It is considered the first art form to be developed for mass production. When starting with photography, once … Read more