Lesson 1.7 Exposure: Aperture

Exposure explained When you hear photographers talking about “exposure” you probably want to run a mile. But don’t worry – it’s not as complicated as you think. Here’s a guide…

Lesson 1.6 More knobs and buttons

Are you still with us? In this lesson, we’ll cover the last of the functions and buttons on your camera. Stick with it – in the next lesson, we’ll move…

Lesson 1.5 Um, what does this button do?

Camera body You’ll have to look a bit harder for these buttons, which are usually arranged somewhere on the camera body. If you can’t find them, look in the menu.…

Lesson 1.4 Shooting modes

For this lesson, keep in mind that aperture and shutter speed need to be balanced like a scale to create an exposure. The one works in conjunction with the other.…

Lesson 1.3 The wheel

In this lesson you’ll get to know your camera. We’ll help you decipher all those knobs and buttons. Every camera has a different layout, but they all have similar functions.…

Lesson 1.2 Our favourite photos

The go! team travels far and wide to bring southern Africa’s best destinations to our readers’ homes. We asked our photographers to tell us more about their favourite photo taken…

Lesson 1.1 Why do we love photography?

We’re always making memories and constantly taking mental pictures. Try this: Close your eyes and think about your earliest happy moment as a child… For go! picture editor Shelley Christians,…