Darbin Orvar has put together a great video that shows how to build your own overhead camera rig for filming and photography. This type of setup is perfect for a stable and consistent platform for shooting from above. It’s an inexpensive and relatively easy project if you’re the DIY type. Here is the list of […]
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. You may be familiar with how digital SLRs […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. Dylan Luder – First upload of 2010!! I have […]
When DSLRs first came out, the term crop sensor was introduced to the public. What exactly is a crop sensor though? A crop sensor is basically just a smaller sensor compared to the full sensor that more expensive camera bodies sport. These full sensors were created to mimic the film size on your old film […]
Most if not all of you at one point or another need to employ the use of a tripod. I would also guess most of you like to save money. Here are some easy to execute/cheap DIY tripod projects that I’m sure you will find useful. Have fun!
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). First off, you want something light. No […]