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One of the ways to achieve a creative photograph is to compose the object in such a way that it’s framed by certain objects in its surrounding. The framing technique is done by doing just that; taking an object in your target’s vicinity to create a frame. Other than creating a stronger point of view, the framing technique can also be used to fill up any empty space around the subject.
The framing technique can be done by using objects such as tree branches, windows, bridges, other people, any anything else you can think of. Framing doesn’t always have to surround the subject, it can be objects located on both sides of the subjects or only on one side, depending on what you feel is right. Read the rest of this entry » .
To play a symphony using a saxophone or a piano is a very common thing. What about playing it using a DSLR camera? Doesn’t it sound so unique and interesting?
Around 14 Nikon cameras worth ten thousands of dollars are particularly arranged and operated to create a symphony. It is Benjamin Von Wong who got the crazy idea of creating music using Nikon DSLR cameras in a video project entitled “Nikon Symphony”. Read the rest of this entry »
As a photographer, especially as a beginner, you’ve most likely encountered the following questions. Or maybe even you yourself still ask these questions, and they still go unanswered.
1. What’s the best camera brand?
2. Which camera best suits for amateur?
3. How long does it take to master photography when you’re starting from zero?
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If you’re a fan of cameras, but don’t want to own one that looks like a camera, you have to check out these new merchandise from Barbie. Called the Fashion Photo Barbie, this camera is designed in the shape of a Barbie doll. So it’s basically a Barbie Doll with camera features. This camera is equipped with 5 MP resolution and a small LCD screen on the doll’s chest for a live view. And if your shots are bland, the camera is also equipped with 15 built-in effects to customize your results. This camera doesn’t come close to replacing your DSLR, or even an iPhone, but for a child that loves Barbies, this is a great addition to their toybox. Fashion Photo Barbie can save up to 100 images, and comes with a mini USB port for uploads and charging of batteries. If you’re planning on purchasing one, it’ll only cost you around 50 USD. Read the rest of this entry » .
If you want to find out how often a camera is used to photograph, then what you can do is check the shutter count number of that camera. This is very useful when you want to buy a used camera.
Shutter Count (SC for short) is the total amount of times the camera’s shutter has been released to record a photograph. Why is SC so important? Because a shutter unit is the barrier between sensor and the mirror that’s used to reflect the image seen through the lens. The reflected image is then recorded in the sensor (CCD/CMOS) located behind the camera. For the mirror to rotate and then the image to be recorded, the shutter has to open and then close each time. Like any mechanical apparatus, the technical design of a camera has limits. There’s an expiration as to how many times the mechanism can function normally before the quality degrades and the apparatus loses function (or breaks down).
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Taking photos of sunrises and sunsets can be especially rewarding. At these times of day when the sun is lower in the sky, sunlight travels through more atmosphere to reach the earth. Photographing sunbeams/rays of light requires specific camera settings and an eye for careful evaluation of the quality of light.Here are some tips and […]
What is Back/Front Focus when referring to camera lenses? Back focusing and front focusing refer to the tendency of a lens – or sometimes the camera body – to focus slightly behind (back focus) or slightly in front of (front focus) the intended subject when using autofocus. In some cases, it can be eliminated by […]
Canon’s EOS 5D Mark II is a digital SLR camera that’s designed primarily for serious enthusiasts, yet it also has plenty to entice new D-SLR users. It’s a cut above mid-range D-SLR digital cameras, so it’s expensive, but you do get a lot for your money. Compact, lightweight with environmental protection, EOS 5D successor boasts […]
Cleaning the lens can help improve image quality. Here’s a pretty lengthy video tutorial by the (unofficial) Nikon Help Hotline channel on YouTube teaching how to properly and thoroughly clean a camera lens.
The most common mistake made by beginners in photography on composition is the placement of horizon line which is not balance and other lines are inharmonic. Actually it is a very simple thing but if we pay more attention to it, it will give a great effect on the resulted picture. Why does balance and […]
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 […]
Even though autofocus is a default feature in digital cameras, there are still times when you feel like it’s quite a challenge to get the accurate focus point or your lens takes quite a while to lock onto a focus point. Don’t worry just yet, this is quite the normal and not always due to […]