Many photographers prefer to buy a camera or lens in brand new condition. This is a common, because we’ll be getting the latest model, the best condition of equipment, and the satisfaction of getting a warrantied product. If the available budget is sufficient, then buying a camera or lens in new condition may be the best choice. However, if funds are a bit of a problem, buying a used or second-hand camera can be a wise choice. What aspects should be considered when buying new or used lens? Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve previously posted a story of Rusidah, the armless photographer. Now, there’s a more remarkable tale of a blind photographer. Without being able to see, he’s able to capture photographs. Hard to believe, I know, since photography is an art where sight is needed to produce and to enjoy its products. Well, here’s his tale. Read the rest of this entry »
Do not blindly rely on a memory card based on its brand. I’ve once bought a highly recommended memory cards, and it broke two years after. The brands usually brag on its long life, but it’s better to focus on brands with convenient after-sale service from the memory card’s seller or producer because memory cards usually have a long warranty period. However great your memory card, the possibility of data loss will always be on the table. That is why you should always immediately back up your photograph files from your memory cards.
The following are several points you should keep in mind about DSLR camera’s memory cards:
– When buying a memory card, note the class and its mbps speed. This is absolutely more important than considering a purchase based on the brand. Another one of my posts explains what the “class” of a memory card means.
– The first thing you must immediately do once you are finished with a photo session is to back up the content of your memory card. There are so many worst-case scenarios that could happen, and taking a little bit of your time to back up your data can save you a lot of unwanted grief and regret because usually those photo session moments can’t be reproduced. Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s four ‘rules’ for landscape photography that might be helpful for those just starting out (ie they’re not meant as a definitive guide but rather a starting point) : Read the rest of this entry »
If we buy an L series lens from Canon, surely we will find a line of code on the back of the lens. The code is the code of the year and the place where the lens was made. Now, for buying lenses, especially the used lens .. this code can be very utilized in determining how old is from the lens. The meaning of these codes are as follows. Read the rest of this entry »