Nowdays, photography as a hobby has become even more popular than ever. Significant portion of the result might be due to rapid blooming of technology in digital camera. Competition between manufacturer has made photography more affordable & making good photos are easier than sending a text message or posting a blog post.Everyone wishes to capture best photos, but only few fortunate ones succeed in their attempts. Oh wait, do you think good photographers are fortunate ones? Do they have extra skills that you don’t have? I hope not. In my opinion, everyone can become a better photographer if they have a desire to excel and some patience to practise basic skills. Read the rest of this entry »
If you wish to make money, photography consumers are easy to find and there are millions of them. What they don’t want to pay in high prices, they make up for in volume. This means that aquantity mindset (in terms of exposure) is key. The best success formula is exposing your work to more people, but selling it for less. Choose a market niche and multiplythe ways that people can discover your work.
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One of the greatest fears of a photographer is to attach the memory card to the computer only to find that it has been damaged and all of the images have been lost. To protect against this disaster it is recommended that you test your memory card on a regular basis. This can be done as simply as reformatting the card. Take great care in protecting your memory cards because without them your camera can do nothing but click and beep.
Here are some tips for using and caring for Memory Cards
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Religious events are sacred. They deserve respect from everyone involved, including photographers; even professional photographers. But now what’s become a pattern is, photographers seem to waive the ethics and respect needed when capturing such events. As photographers, you should always be empathetic and forever respectful of the goings on of the proceedings. They are, after all, praying and is not there to pose for a photograph.
This means photographers should not move about in places that may catch unwanted attention and break the concentration of the worshipers in the event. Position yourself as a fellow worshiper that would not want to be disturbed when worshiping to their respected Deity.
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An age-old question that may make the beginner photographers wonder: “Which should come first, buying a wide-aperture lens or buying a flash for photographing in low lighting?”
On one hand, a fast wide-aperture lens may be more important because it can be more often used when photographing in low-lit indoors or to achieve good bokeh when photographing outdoors.
On the other hand, flash may be more important because with however wide an aperture, a lens may still have a hard time in photographing low-lit indoors. Also, flash can also be used to achieve fill-in when photographing outdoors. Read the rest of this entry »