This may be one of the frequently asked questions among photography enthusiasts. A more specific question would be one such as: “With a 70-200 mm, what’s the maximum distance can an object be from the lens?” This is a common question, and it must be clarified that lenses doesn’t have a maximum limit of distance. The limit is infinity. A more accurate question to ask would be: “What’s the maximum magnification level a 70-200 lens can achieve?” or maybe “What’s the magnification level does a 200mm lens have compared to normal eye sight?” Read the rest of this entry »
When choosing a camera phone, many assume that a good quality camera that produces good quality photographs are the ones with the largest mega pixel (MP).
Fact is, the value of the mega pixel a camera phone isn’t the most important aspect, and doesn’t automatically produce the highest quality photograph. The mega pixels is only one factor of many factors that make for a good quality result.
The following are features that are essential in camera phones: Read the rest of this entry »
As a photographer, it must be an absolute pride in itself if we are able to win a photography competition especially in international scale. But there are so many times we will fail and lose spirit after participating in numerous competitions and we never win. Do not worry, actually your photo may be good but it can be because your taste and the juries taste are different or maybe you get the theme wrong. There are several things in a photography competition that you should know.
1. Honestly speaking, I really hate photo competition based on the number of “LIKE”
You must have seen or perhaps participate yourself in a photo competition where the winner is determined by the numbers of votes or likes the got in Facebook or any other social media platforms. Honestly, I really detest this kind of competition, firstly, because this kind of competition is very easily manipulated. For your information, there are some services online to let you get as many likes as you want on Facebook if you can pay a certain amount of money. Secondly, what is the point of a competition based on the numbers of “LIKE”? Read the rest of this entry »
One thing which we recently meet in a new generation digital camera is the image stabilizer feature. This one particular feature is becoming a trend which should be there in every new age camera. However, still there are so many cameras which remain untouched by this very feature. How important is this image stabilizer in the world of photography?
Panasonic calls it “the Mega OIS” and you will find this feature in all series of this camera brand. Meanwhile, canon completes some of their new launched cameras with this image stabilizer/IS, Pentax and Anti Shake/AS, Nikon with Vibration Reduction/VR and Sony with Super Steady Shot. Following behind, there are Olympus, Kodak and Fuji that also choose to take this stabilizer feature as well. Let’s us get to know this feature more. Read the rest of this entry »
Here are A World History of Photography by Naomi Rosenblum. Encompasses the entire range of the photographic medium, from the camera lucida to up-to-date computer technology, and from Europe and the Americas to the Far East. The text investigates all aspects of photography – aesthetic, documentary, commercial and technical – while placing it in historical context. It includes three technical sections with detailed information about equipment and processes. This edition also updates important new international work from the 1980s and 1990s. Read the rest of this entry »