The Basics

When to upgrade your DSLR body

APS-C vs FF - 65 inches - 1.65 meters

When to upgrade your DSLR

Gadget freaks and people that are generally more interested in technical side of photography, usually tend to buy better and more expensive equipment, but do they actually use that extra performance. We’ve tested it on 3 different DSLR cameras, with couple of lenses and same settings applied.… Read More »

Take Sharper Photos by Preventing Camera Shake

Self-portrait

There’s nothing more upsetting than aiming for a shot and spoiling it due to shaking the camera — especially if you only have one chance. If there’s nothing in a photo that is sharp, then everything is out of focus and this is enough proof that the image may have suffered the effects of camera shake.… Read More »

How to Eliminate Shadows from your Daytime Portraits

Using pop-up flash in the daytime.

When you take portraits on a bright and sunny day, you may notice that at times harsh shadows are cast on persons’ faces causing at times severe underexposure. Yet at the same time the background is well exposed. What is happening is that your camera has automatically adjusted its exposure settings for the background and not the foreground of which your subject is a part of.… Read More »

How to set-up white balance on your D-SLR to take better photos

wb-examples

Many times we can look at a photograph and know intuitively that the colors are off.  You may not necessarily know exactly what’s wrong if you are new to this, but if you were able to compare that photo with an identical photo of correct color balance, then you may be able to explain why.  Another more commonly used term for this concept is White Balance.  Photos with correct white balance, appeal to the eye much more than those that are not, because they express the true colors that our brain would receive from our eyes of the original scene.  A photograph with its whites truly white and its blacks truly black is one that is correctly white balanced.  All other colors in the light spectrum will be automatically set in their true state.… Read More »

Shoot a Car Like a Pro – Car Photography

How to shoot a car

This topic can also be related to motorcycles, buses, trucks, any vehicle  – It doesn’t matter. But I’ll refer to it as car photography just to keep it simple. 1/320, f/6.3, ISO 250 So you love cars or just like to take pictures of them?… Read More »

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