Here are some tips to get you looking like a professional photographer. The newest, most advanced, and of course most expensive lenses are sometimes a necessary investment if you want to be a professional photographer. To capture those important moments, skilled hands that can quickly change between lenses is an important factor so you won’t miss those important moments.
The video below shows you how to change your lenses quickly, using primarily your index finger. It starts out looking normal and well, but then.. ouch! See for yourself.
Warning: Do this at your own risk! Read the rest of this entry »
As a photographer, it is sometimes tricky to direct rookie models the way we want to behave and how they should convey their expressions in a certain photo shoot session. Whereas on the contrary, professional models need little directions from the photographer, a description of the theme is all they need to be able to model accordingly.
But based on experience, there are some guidelines we can follow to make any photo shoot a success, especially in regards to successfully directing a model. The guidelines to follow are as follow: Read the rest of this entry »
Laziness is the main enemy in performing maintenance of your photographic equipment, when in actuality this process isn’t so time-consuming and has many long-term benefits when done regularly. Maintenance of your gear is essential in order to maintain our investment as a photographer for a long time to come.
Here are some tips for caring for your DSLRs and photographic equipment: Read the rest of this entry »
As fans of photography, we of course understand that the equipment isn’t the only entity behind a good photograph. But the emergence of newer more powerful models is inevitable. This phenomenon has resulted in:
– The arising feeling of self-consciousness and loss of confidence felt by owners of older models, as new models start to multiply.
– Disappointment and the feeling of irritation felt by those who had just bought a model that’s fast replaced by the fast emergence of a newer one in the market.
– The confusion it results on prospective camera buyer has, especially beginners.
– The highly biased opinions shouted by hardcore fans of certain brands, creating much more confusion to certain camera owners. Read the rest of this entry »
Tremors and shakes are constant problems in cameras, especially when shooting in low
Image stablization (IS) is a mechanism used to lessen the effects of in photographs blurs caused by movement/tremors to the camera when the camera is hand-held.
Now, alost all camera brands have this IS technology implemented into their lens or camera bodies.
But did you know that this technology has existed well before DSLRs were invented? The human and animal eye is actually equipped with a natural image stabilizer. Watch the following videos where the eyes of cats, chickens, owls, and humans are explained to have a built-in image stabilizer. Read the rest of this entry »