Photo by Benh Lieu Song
Cameras and vacations go together like milk and cookies. We invest time and money in planning and we want to capture those fun memories. Surely there are many times you have arrived home after a vacation with regrets that you did not get certain shots. Continue reading
Camera care is one of the more mundane tasks you’ll perform as a photographer, but ultimately it’s one of the more important.
To help you with your camera care, here are some of the most high-risk elements that can turn your perfectly functioning digital camera into a frustrating, lifeless paperweight. Continue reading
Photo by Mohsan’
Summer is fast approaching – in the northern hemisphere, anyway, and if that’s the half of the world where you reside you might benefit from some summer photography tips.
To photographers, summer is first and foremost a time of sun. Sun of course means bright, which of course means difficult lighting. You can get some great photos even in the middle hours of the day, but you will need to keep a few things in mind. Here’s a short list to get you started. Continue reading
Photo by Kenny Teo. Gear used: Canon EOS 1000D, 18-55 kit lens.
Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, the aperture is given priority to ensure the image is sharp from front to back. As for light, the window of opportunity is small, limited to the beginning and end of the day. Continue reading
Photo by PiccoloNamek
Polarizing filters can reduce, and sometimes even remove, unwanted reflections from your images, and in doing so often increase color saturation. But mostly they’re used to make blue skies bluer, clouds stand out in dramatic fashion also make a rainbow more visible and help out when you’re photographing foliage by reducing reflections on leaves. Let’s look at a few areas where polarizing filters can have the biggest impact… Continue reading
It is important to update your Pentax DSLRs firmware regularly. While firmware cannot add new hardware capabilities to your camera, firmware can certainly reprogram your camera to work in new ways with its existing hardware. Continue reading
Photo by Hassan Rafeek
If you’ve ever taken photos indoors, without a flash, and wondered why everyone looks so orange, then this article will definitely help you. White balance can be hard to master at first, but once you understand it a little more, it can become quite intuitive, and understanding white balance is absolutely key to making your photos look good. Continue reading
“Girl in black dress walk in the forest” by Oleh Slobodeniuk
There is endless internet debate on whether you should shoot RAW or JPEG but it all boils down to one thing – control. Continue reading
Nikon recently has officially announced a next-generation flagship model offering advanced specifications that respond to the needs of professional photographers – the D4s. According to the company, the D4s was a “minor update that turned into more”: a new sensor and upgrade to its Expeed 4 processor for better image quality and speed, plus tweaks to the autofocus settings, video and workflow features, and controls. Continue reading
DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are two popular types of digital cameras. Basically, the biggest difference between a mirrorless cameras and DSLR models is the camera reflex finder. Continue reading