Photography Ideas

Photography Ideas – Five Tips To Get You...

Photography Ideas to Revive your Passion Photography ideas are all about inspirations to keep your creative juices flowing. It is easy to lose steam when you are stuck in the affairs of the world and your camera gathers dust. Sooner than you...

Flower Photography

Flower Photography With Your Kit Lens

The Joy of Flower Photography Most often than not having shot a great many ‘excellent’ photos on your nature walks, you come home content, that you have some good exposures to share. May be even a few that you could hope to sell. But it turns...

DSLR BODY

Picking Your First DSLR Body – What To...

Picking your first DSLR? Check these Tips out Buying the first DSLR is synonymous to getting an entry into the world of serious photography. Sure with the recent crop of mirror-less cameras you can get comparable results (for more about this...

Travel Photography Kit

The Essential Travel Photography Kit

The Essential Photo Gear that You Need to Pack What’s in your travel photo bag? Are you the kind of photographer who feels that the best shots are always taken on an impulse or you belong to the school of thought that promotes careful...

Using a CPL Filter

Using a C-PL – Circular Polarizing...

Pros and Cons of Using a C-PL For landscape photographers, the C-PL or circular polarizer is an important tool to have. It is probably the second most important filter that a landscape photographer could have after the Grad ND. It is fair to...

35mm-vs.-50mm

50mm vs 35mm, Which One Should I Pick?

The 50mm vs 35mm Debate Most amateur photographers would ask, between the 50mm and the 35mm prime, which should I buy? Well, this has no straight answers and it all depends on what camera you have and what is your desired field of view. Both...

Tips on Choosing the Right Nikon DSLR Lenses

There might come a time when you feel like taking a step further in your photography endeavour and buy a new lens for your Nikon DSLR camera. Before you go on a frantic Nikon DSLR lenses shopping spree, let’s take a look at several important...

Finding the Most Suitable Canon DSLR Lenses...

Canon is one of the most well-known DSLR camera manufacturers in the world and has produced cutting-edge and technologically advanced cameras over the years. Keeping up with the new Canon DSLR lenses and selecting the most suitable lens for...

The 5 Essential DIY Photography Studio...

When it comes to setting up a photography studio, there are several essential types of equipment that are needed to create a complete studio. Each of these important equipment serves a unique purpose and helps to produce well-lighted and...

When to use DSLR Telephoto Lenses?

What are DSLR telephoto lenses? DSLR lenses come in several types and each one of them offers unique functionality. Telephoto lenses are usually used when the photographer can’t or shouldn't get too near to the subject for various different...

Easy Guide to DIY Product Photography

Business owners who own an ecommerce site might cringe if they are to hear the cost that they will have to pay to hire a professional photographer to take photos of their inventory products. Professional and qualified photographers usually own...

Cambodia Photography Workshop

Lens Guide: How to Pick Lenses for Your DSLR?

How to pick lenses for DSLR? For new or amateur photographers, choosing lenses for DSLR can be rather tricky. Without proper lens knowledge, it is possible for photographers to choose wrong lenses, which consequently results to a production of...

Set Exposure Manually

How to Adjust Exposure Manually in Your DSLR

Metering Before we discuss about how to adjust exposure manually we need to understand what metering is. Metering is a process which depends on the light that is coming through the lens and how that light is evaluated by the camera’s metering...

Guide for Beginners: Understanding DSLR...

Guide for Beginners: Understanding DSLR Lenses A DSLR lens is another important aspect of photography that needs to be mastered by aspiring professional photographer. Before one can embark into photography sessions, they ought to focus on...

Landscape Photography Tips

Easy Landscape Photography Tips

Landscape Photography Tips Landscape photography is one of the easiest of all the photography genres. You don’t have to deal with wildlife on four legs, all ready to run out of the frame as you are ready to press the shutter release, there are...

White Balance

Understanding White Balance

White Balance White balance is an important tool of your camera and even some professional photographers are sometimes not sure how to get it right. They simply keep the white balance to auto and shoot away. But auto white balance can be wrong...

Capturing Bokeh

Capturing Bokeh

What is Bokeh? We discussed about using aperture priority mode and how it can influence Bokeh in our photos. In this article we shall discuss tips on capturing Bokeh. The word Bokeh has been taken from the Japanese dictionary and it means...

Metering Mode

Understanding Metering Modes

What is Camera Metering? Before we even start understanding metering modes, we will need to understand what metering is all about. Digital cameras have a light meter inside them. This light meter’s job is to ascertain the amount of light that...

Aperture Priority Mode

Working with Aperture Priority

What is Aperture? Before we start working with aperture priority mode we need to understand the meaning of aperture. Aperture denotes the opening in a lens that allows reflected light, bouncing off a subject, to enter the camera and be finally...

Shutter Speed Priorty

Working with Shutter Priority

What is Shutter Priority Mode? Shutter priority is one of the creative manual modes and selecting it allows you to change the shutter speed of the camera while the camera selects the aperture value automatically. Some Practical Uses of the...

PhotoShelter Review

PhotoShelter Review

Problems of Being a Photographer Okay, here is the deal. As a photographer you need to invest in expensive equipment such as professional DSLRs, great pieces of glass, flash, filters, wireless triggers, memory cards, tripods, bags, as well as...

Blurb Review

Blurb Review – Designing Your Own...

How to Design Your Own PhotoBook using Blurb? Hello Photographers! This is a trying time no doubt for those of you hoping to make a decent buck or two selling your photography. The economy is still limping back to normalcy but the pace...

Social Media Photographers

Social Media for Photographers: Facebook...

An Insight into Facebook Marketing The potential to market on social media for photographers is huge. It must be an important part of any photographer’s marketing mix, if not already. Regardless of the amount of business that one is generating...

Stock Photography

How to Increase Your Stock Photos Sales

How to Cope with a Difficult Market Situation It is indeed a difficult time for photographers! Assignments are getting cancelled buyers are hard to contact and harder to convince and the appointment book now just gets a passing glance and a...

Kit Lens Upgrade

Kit Lens Upgrade – What to Look for When...

Is the kit lens a really cheap piece of glass? We start this discussion by clearing a popular misconception, that kit lenses are cheap pieces of optics. Well if you feel the same way, let me tell you that you are wrong! The ubiquitous kit lens...

Time Laps Photography

Time Lapse Photography: How to Make Stunning...

The secret to capturing stunning time lapse videos A relatively new genre of photography is generating a lot of interest these days. Time lapse photography is all about taking a series of photos of a scene at small intervals, keeping the...

HDR Photography

HDR Photography Explained

How to achieve Dynamic Range in your Photos? The word HDR means High Dynamic Range. While the definition seems a bit too easy, the elaboration may need a few more words to make sense. You see, HDR photos tend to capture a very high dynamic...

Organize your Photos on a Mac

How to organize your photographs on your Mac

Organize Your Photographs on your Mac The easiest and for photography beginners the best way to organize your photographs on a Mac is by using iPhoto. You don’t need to buy extra software as iPhoto comes as a standard software (part of iLife...

Wide Aperture vs. Narrow Aperture

Wide vs. Narrow Aperture: 10 Examples and...

Wide vs. Narrow Aperture Wide Aperture means that the aperture value (f/stop value) is small (smaller than f/5.0). Narrow Aperture means that the aperture value (f/stop value) is big (bigger than f/5.6). An aperture value of f/5.6 can be...

Freelance Photographer

How to be a Freelance Photographer –...

Becoming a Freelance Photographer Wouldn’t you love the idea of being able to sell your photos? Being able to make money doing what you love doing is something that’s everybody’s dream. But not everyone becomes a national geographic...

How to become a travel Photographer

How to Become a Travel Photographer &...

Travel Photography Tips Travel photography is an exciting genre. After all, who wouldn’t want to shoot pictures on their vacations and then make some extra cash selling them? And how about actually going on an all-expenses paid trip just so...

How to become a sports photographer

How to Become a Sports Photographer &...

Love Taking Sports Photos? Many a times when photographing our kids in the backyard or even during a school sports event we feel that we can take our skills to the next higher level and start shooting photographs on a professional basis. That...

How Exposure Compensation Works

How Exposure Compensation Works –...

Exposure Compensation Exposure compensation is a very useful tool to adjust the exposure in-camera. But before we take the plunge to understand how exposure compensation works we need to understand why it is necessary to do so in the first...

Stock Photography

6 Basic Photography Terms …you need to...

Basic Photography Terms Explained The world of photography can often be a jungle of terms and acronyms. In this article we shall be discussing a few basic photography terms. 1. Aperture Aperture is the small opening at the front of the lens...

newborn photography tips

Newborn Photography Tips

Getting started in newborn photography Here are a few quick newborn photography tips that are surefire ways to make the first images of your baby truly adorable. Props and settings If you are going to use props let’s not make them clichéd. Try...

Boudoir Photography Tips

Boudoir Photography Tips

The art of making sensual Boudoir photography Boudoir photography is not a pursuit for the soul which tends to shy away from a tense and often demanding environment that requires extreme dedication, understanding and tremendous communication...

Headshot Photography Tips

Headshot Photography Tips

Importance & Techniques Difference between Portraits and Headshots Headshots are not the same thing as portraits. They inculcate more, in the sense that these pictures, which focuses on the head of the person, aims at bringing out the...

Outdoor Portrait Photography Tips

Outdoor Portrait Photography Tips

Shooting Portraits Outdoors In this tutorial, we shall be looking at some easy to follow outdoor portrait photography tips to improve your portraiture skills when shooting away from a studio / indoor environment. Related Post: Full Body...