Basic Concepts

At Asklens we hope you are interested to learn more about photography. On this page you will find a selection of articles explaining basic photograhy concepts. We hope to add more and more wisdom over time. Hopefully you join our journey.

Exposure explained

In the end, all your camera does is catching the light. As the photographer you decide just how much light you want to capture. Back in the day this was a real skill. Just manual controls, and only your eyes to judge the scene. Nowadays you can just lean back and let your camera do it for you. Nevertheless, understanding the concept of exposure will help you to become a better photographer.

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