It’s that time of year again when we look at the calendar and say “Oh sh*t”!, time is running out to find Uncle Lou a gift. Good thing he LOVES photography.. that will make it easier to find something he’ll enjoy. If you have an Uncle Lou you need to […]
Unpredictable, rough weather often creates a good backdrop for some stunning photos. And there’s something about lightning that makes the photo that much extra special. However, capturing lightning in a photo is a lot harder than taking a snap of storm clouds. There is professional equipment you can use to […]
Nowadays, more digital point and shoot cameras are now equipped with manual functions. These manual functions allow you to be more flexible and creative in your approach to photography, enabling you to change the shutter speed, aperture and ISO. However, what exactly do these settings mean? And how does changing […]
After we discussed what makes manual photography such a relaxing and creative activity in the last post about manual SLRs, this time I want to share some tips and tricks on how to get more familiar with your manual SLR. Having these things in mind should help you better understand […]
Have you seen a lot of people with a DSLR camera? I have, especially tourists. But I wonder why they need such an expensive camera when a much cheaper one would do the job just as well. Is it just because of “professional” look and, possiblly, the quality of the […]
Trying to take a good photograph when you lack natural light can be easily solved with a flash and tripod. However, you’re not always going to be carrying a tripod around. And even with a flash, it can wash the subject out, or be pretty much useless. Hopefully, these five simple tips will help you take the perfect photograph in a low light environment without using a flash or tripod.