Besides the camera, a memory card is one of the vital component in photographing. That’s why it’s important to be careful in your handling of your memory card to ensure the safety of your data and memory card chip. The following are a few tips to care for and keep your memory cards healthy and long-lasting.
1.Use a card reader.
When transferring photos from a memory card to the computer, many would resort to directly plugging the camera into the computer. This is quite inefficient and can drain your camera battery. Or worse, it could lead to a surge if your usb port is problematic.
It’s recommended that you use a card reader to transfer your photos to the computer. There are 2 advantages to this. One, you’ll have a quicker data transfer. And two, you avoid any mishaps because your camera won’t be part of the file-transfer equation.
Keep in mind also, I highly recommend you use a quality card reader to avoid any problems to your memory cards. Chucking out a few extra bucks for a quality card reader may save you money in the long run from having to buy a new memory card. Read the rest of this entry »
When mounting a lens to a DSLR camera body, then peer into the viewfinder, what you’ll see is the image in the lens’ widest aperture settings. Now what if you want to see the image when using the smallest aperture opening straight from the viewfinder in order to get an accurate image of how the results will turn out? Read the rest of this entry »
Becoming a professional photographer requires a long, grueling process. It requires years of practice full of trials and errors. But for those of you that don’t have the time or drive to commit to learning the craft but still wants to instantly look like a professional photographer, no worries! There’s a way for you to fake it til you make it! Here’s how: Read the rest of this entry »
For your camera, a battery is like the heart inside our body and there will be a situation where we need a strategy to save your camera digital’s battery life longer. For instance, when you plan to go to places with no electricity and we just bring with us one limited back up battery for mountain hiking or going to outlying village with no electricity. Or when you shoot important moments and suddenly the indicator of your shows your camera’s battery starts to run out when the event is actually far from its end. Or when we forget to bring the charger or back up battery and it is impossible for you to buy a new one. In these kinds of situations, there are some tips you can follow to make your battery save more power and last longer. As long as your camera producer does not use sun panel for their camera, you may use these 7 steps below in order to keep the battery consuming lower, except when you actually want to get home earlier. Read the rest of this entry »
It can be quite frustrating when the lighting conditions are insufficient when shooting, which makes it difficult to shutter speeds fast enough to freeze a photo’s object. When encountered with such a predicament, a flash (whether it be the internal camera’s flash or an external flash unit) can be used to remedy the situation.
A flash has a relatively short flash duration, usually around 1/1000 – 1/20000 seconds. The flash duration is the duration of how long the flash illuminates a subject.
Because of this short lighting duration, it is possible to freeze the object of the photo, even with a relatively slow shutter speed (1/60 second, for example) in a low lighting condition.
In brightly lit environments such as outdoors in the sun, this trick does not apply because a slow shutter speed will capture an object’s movement instead of freezing it. Read the rest of this entry »