At however great of an angle a photo is taken by a photographer, however sharp the lens, or however large the pixels of the camera sensors are, a photo shoot will only be success if the lighting is perfect. And of course photo studio lights have a pivotal role in the process. The photographer who often work in a studio usually devote most of their savings investing on studio lights and less on cameras and lenses. Several photographers, however, does the opposite. The difficult part would be to balance your resource and your budget. Unfortunately, we often get caught in the sentiment that “all lightings are the same, it depends on the photographer.” You’ll end up choosing the wrong one for you and will be left disappointed.
The purpose of this post is to help photographers, especially for those first-timers in purchasing studio lights. There are several things that can be made as a guide in choosing the right set for you:
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Great images start with great Lenses and, in many ways, an SLR is defined by the quality, breadth and scope of its associated system of Lenses. For many, Canon EF/EF-S Lenses alone are reason enough to choose the EOS System. A unique blend of the world’s most advanced optical, microelectronic, and precision manufacturing technologies, the Lenses are perfected in Canon’s laboratories and proven in the field. Whatever you shoot, whatever your budget, there are Canon Lenses perfect for your needs. Read the rest of this entry »
TechnoFotografia created a concept design for the yet-to-be-announced Nikon D800 DSLR. One of the novel features dreamed up for the design is a LCD screen that can be detached from the camera and used remotely . If this were to ever exist on a DSLR, losing the screens would be an issue, and replacing them would likely cost a fortune. Read the rest of this entry »
As a novice photographer, or as someone starting out in learning the craft, your need of digital post-processing is inevitable. Now more than ever, digital processing softwares are popping up everywhere. Whether it be the instant kind (like Instagram, Hipstamatic, or ToyCamera) or the manual professionally-aimed ones (such as Adobe Photoshop, Aperture, or Lightroom), there’s now something for every one.
Now the question is, how far is too far when editing a photograph? This post will discuss some boundaries that are accepted in the photography world.
Digital processing in photography is generally used for 4 reasons:
1.Digital processing for personal use
There really are no boundaries as to what you can do with your photos if it’s only for personal use. You’re free to skew it any whichever way possible in any way you want. Even if it’ll be showcased in an exhibition later on, the creation will wholly be for your own sense of satisfaction.
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With the progress of technology of the digital camera comes the increase of megapixels in newer models. Megapixels are the unit used to measure resolution of a digital camera’s sensor. Many beginner photographers who don’t fully comprehend the importance of camera specifications assumes that the larger the megapixel, the better the camera. But that’s not necessarily the case.
There are a few assumption made among photographers about the role megapixels play in a camera: Read the rest of this entry »