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When discussing photography styles, the discussion will center around the unique aspects of each photographer that are apparent in their works.?
Why unique? Because each photographs of each photographer is different. Whether it be from the angle the photograph is taken, how they direct their subjects, the lighting techniques they incorporate, or the post processing techniques they use. Each has their own signature of style. Take Dave Hill’s photographs, for example. When someone thinks of the work of Dave Hill, high quality HDR and perfect lighting comes to mind. Or Lucy Martin, an Oxfordshire photographer who is synonymous with her unique Roundography. There is also the Asian photographer by the name of Natsumi Hayasi who is very much consistent in applying levitation in her photography. They are the photographers that swam out of the mainstream and created a style of their own. And even though there are those that attempt to imitate their works of art, they’re still the best. Read the rest of this entry » .
Have you ever find your camera lens fogged after being in a cold area? Like when you’re taking a trip to the mountains or when you get out of an air conditioned vehicle? This won’t be a problem for you if the fogging only occurs on the outside of the lens. But if the fogging occurs in the inside of the lens that’s difficult to access for a quick clean up, this is when it becomes problematic. The fog that’s covering the lens glass will make your photographs less sharp, and if left for too long it can cause molding.
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If you think that finding a good SLR camera is tough, try to find the best digital SLR lens to go with it. If you felt there were plenty of cameras to choose from, the number of available lenses is going to be overwhelming. Digital SLR lenses come in all manner of shapes and sizes, and vary massively in price.By simply changing a lens, the scope of a potential image changes, too. Understanding the difference between lenses will help you get the best shot. Some are built for the demanding needs of professionals and others are just right for the everyday snapshot photographer. Faced with all these alternatives, what’s a newcomer to the world of SLR photography to do?
Just follow the 6 steps that I outline below and you’ll find your way to the best digital SLR lens for your camera. Read the rest of this entry ».
Image Stabilization (or Vibration Reduction in Nikon) is a technology found on some DSLR Canon and Nikon lenses. Activate the image stabilization (IS) so that the photographer can produce sharp images in lightless conditions without using a tripod. In another words, you can use adequately slower shutter speed when the camera is on your hands without blurring the image.
Image Stabilization or Vibration Reduction
It functions to reduce vibration effects during the shoot and helps stabilize it so that the image will come out sharper. The IS or VR are claimed to be able to make images sharper even in a slow exposure condition for about 2 to 3 stop. Read the rest of this entry »
Here are some guidelines that can assist you in developing your photography skills.
Always Carry Your Camera Everywhere
The main reason being that you can miss those great photographic opportunities because you don’t have you camera with you. Make it a habit of carrying your camera with you everywhere you go because you never know what you’ll encounter that day. Buy a camera bag and bringing along your camera will not be a hassle. Also, a good camera bag protects your camera from any bumps and scratches. Bags with a layer of foam or a thick outer layer is the wisest buy. If you think you main camera is too bulky to bring everywhere, you should purchase a compact camera that can be your day-to-day companion. Or nowadays, there’s plenty of different camera phones to choose from that’ll satisfy your daily photography needs. Here are some tips to help you choose a camera phone wisely. Read the rest of this entry »
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In photography, the golden hour (sometimes known as magic hour, especially in cinematography) is the first and last hour of sunlight during the day, when a specific photographic effect is achieved due to the quality of the light.The sunlight during those hours creates soft warm hues, as oppose to the overtly bright tones you’d find […]
Taking images of Moon can be challenging, unpredictable, complicated and at the same time it can be the most interesting thing to do especially when the moon rises as a huge globe over the horizon. It’s without question the brightest spot in the night sky and maybe due to the lunar mystic or simply due […]
Have you ever felt like you’re in a condition where you’re in a great location, with great lighting, have a great photo composition, but still feel like your photos turn out empty? Like there’s something missing and it looks dead and shallow? Maybe you’re missing a certain element of life, however small it’ll appear on […]
As a landscape photographer, you’re always looking for new places to shoot. With each new location comes a new set of challenges to overcome. How am I going to make this picture? Where can I shoot? One thing is knowing the basics of taking great photos of the landscape, and another to execute them to […]
The following questions are the most common ones asked by amateur photographers which professional photographers find ridiculous. Why? It is because photography is a piece of art and not a math calculation where one plus one results two. There are so many unnecessary questions and usually they are ones to be blamed when a photo […]
RAW and JPG refer to the two different file types your camera can produce. RAW – A RAW file is the unedited (unprocessed) image data that you digital SLR camera captures every time you take a photo. Because RAW files are unprocessed, they come out looking flat and dark. RAW images need to be viewed […]
When I first started to pursue photography as a hobby up to the point where I finally can call myself a professional, I’ve come across many myths or misconceptions in the field of photography that can inhibit or affect the progress of beginner photographers.