Professional portrait photography is a unique trade. It provides its own set of challenges for photographers. Those challenges become even more difficult when children are involved. They squirm, fuss and are easily distracted.
Andrew S Gibson is the author of Understanding EOS: A Beginner’s Guide to Canon EOS cameras.
One thing that differentiates newer digital cameras from older models is one that most photographers know about, image quality. But what you may not be aware of is that newer models have many additional features that help you take better photos. One of those is Live View.
In today’s world, technology is constantly changing, so it is no wonder that this technology is making its way into digital photography. Two very good examples of this would be in the form of Geotagging and Wifi. Most DSLR cameras on the market today will include one or both of these features and you will definitely want to learn how you can use both of them. You may find them quite useful in your own photography.
If you make the decision to get farther into digital photography and you purchase a DSLR camera, then do not make the mistake that so many do. Many different people purchase one of these cameras and then never move beyond the kit lens that it came with. However, the whole purpose of owning a Single Lens Reflex camera is having the ability of interchangeable lenses. This is definitely something that you want to take advantage of. There are so many lenses out there with so many different options and capabilities. If you stay with just one lens, you are certainly missing out on chances at amazing digital photography.
What is a camera filter? The technical way of thinking about them is to know that they are usually translucent objects that change the light entering a camera through its lens. The reason to change the light varies, but usually filters are meant to alter the color or light intensity, contrast, sharpness or flare in the final photograph. Most photographers will normally use a filter to get a desired look, and few use them simply to create a special effect.
Isn’t it convenient that you can take pictures from your iPhone? Now, you’ll never miss the chance to capture every remarkable moment in your life. What’s more amazing is that you can also edit your photos and tweak them into fun, quirky or more memorable images. Through the iPhone’s apps for photo effects, you can have cool photos in just snap.
What is a “prime” lens, you say? A prime lens is a fixed focal length lens, like 24mm or 85mm. Every photographer needs at least one, if not two, prime lenses… depending on what he or she gravitates to in terms of subject matter or aesthetics.
When DSLRs first came out, the term crop sensor was introduced to the public. What exactly is a crop sensor though?
With the recent announcements from Apple you can feel the excitement surrounding the new iPhone 4 and its 5-megapixel LED flash camera. Keeping in the spirit I thought I would share what I think are some photography apps every iPhone photographer shouldn’t be without.
I love t-shirts. I love photography. Now mix the two and what do you get? You get some pretty awesome t-shirts custom made for us. I have gathered up what I think are some very creative designs we would all be proud to wear. Check it out.
While many people get excited about what new features are on the latest dSLR, any film photographer will tell you that the lens choice is more important than the camera choice. So let’s talk about how you would go about choosing the best lens (and that’s a subjective term).