Sometimes we can get so caught up with the grand scale of things that we tend to miss the smaller finer things that also make great photographs. If you need a break from taking photos of pristine beaches, snow-capped mountains or tall buildings, it’s time for you to look at objects closer, much closer. Read the rest of this entry »
Zooming is a photography technique that gives the impression of motion in the pictures by changing the focal length of the lens.
Adjustments of focal lengths can only be done in zoom lenses. The zoom lens is a lens that has a range of adjustable focal lengths; such as the 18-55 mm, 16-35 mm, and 70-200 mm.
To achieve the impression of motion, you have to use a shutter speed of 1/30 seconds or less. High shutter speeds will result in a freezed photograph.
If your hands aren’t stable enough in holding the camera, use a tripod to get maximum results.
Here are the steps to applying the zooming technique:
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Anyone can point a camera and click, but it takes a certain eye to be able to take those same pictures and turn them into masterpieces that can win contests.The winning photographs you see posted on the site feature a strong combination of the assets we seek in an image. These include: thoughtful attention to lighting, eye-catching color; balanced composition; sharpness; correct exposure; and a host of other elements. An explanation of our judging criteria – used as a guideline during the voting process – follows. This article reveals some tips that can help anyone take some great pictures and win photo contests. Read the rest of this entry »
Today, most digital still cameras use either a CCD image sensor or a CMOS sensor. Both types of sensor accomplish the same task of capturing light and converting it into electrical signals.
Digital cameras have become extremely common as the prices have come down. One of the drivers behind the falling prices has been the introduction of CMOS image sensors. CMOS sensors are much less expensive to manufacture than CCD sensors. Read the rest of this entry »
Hilarious “Nikon Girl” Video Parody from Photographer Joey L.Famous photographer Joey L has created a very cute video called “Nikon Girl” and if you’ve got a couple of minutes, it’ll put a smile on your face. Read the rest of this entry »