Canon 7D vs. 6D

New Canon 7D vs 6D

7D vs 6D Or Crop Sensor vs. Full Frame First off, why the 7D vs 6D comparison doesn't really make sense: The Canon 7D and the Canon 6D are cameras that are designed for two different user segments. But as the prices of these two DSLRs from the same manufacturer are quite same (at least the body)...

How to Start a Photography Business

How to start a Photography Business

Starting a photography business A photography business is actually a culmination of two completely different vocations one having absolutely no relation to the other and yet one is incomplete without the other. Whether photography is an art or science is a debatable question.The photography world...

Squarespace Review

Squarespace Review

Using Squarespace to Build your Profile Online Squarespace has been around for a decade, it’s not a recent development. But just before you pass it on as being yet another website builder, think again. Squarespace does pack some punches when it comes to actual design conveniences. Its templates...

Photography Gift Ideas

Photography Gift Ideas from around the web

Photography Gift Ideas Gifts whether small or big, expensive or inexpensive never fails to bring a smile on the face of the recipient. Gifts are one of the most powerful ways to make someone’s day. The more creative you are the more options you have. What you gift also shows how much you care about...

Planning Shots

The importance of planning your shots before shooting

Planning Your Shots In Advance A lot of amateur photographers are guilty of this, shooting too early and mistiming it. In photography parlance this is no less a crime because a mistimed shot is a wasted opportunity. Especially, if that wasted opportunity pertains to a priceless moment. Will you...

Canon 500D Close Up Lens Macro

Canon 500D Close-up Lens Review: Ideal For on the Go!

Canon 500D Close-up Lens Review In a previous article, we discussed in brief about the exciting genre of macro photography and tossed around ideas as to which are the prime suspects for a shopping list for macro lenses. In this article, we shall be looking at other alternatives to dedicated macro...

Best DSLR Tripods

Best DSLR Tripods for Photography Enthusiasts (6...

Choosing the Best DSLR Tripod For Enthusiast Photographers A tripod is an essential camera accessory which allows you to pursue your creative aspirations, countering challenges from the elements of nature and the physical limitations that one is bound by and yet come through with stunning imagery...

WD My Passport Wireless 2TB Review

Review: WD My Passport Wireless Portable Hard Drive

Review of the Western Digital (WD) My Passport Wireless 2TB Now WD My Passport Wireless is a storage device that will garner attention, especially if you are a photographer. How many times have you been on a location shooting and running out of storage space? Did you say you always carry extra...

Auto Exposure Bracketing

What is Auto Exposure Bracketing?

A little known feature of your camera is the Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB). If you own a DSLR chances are that your camera has this feature. Look for a button that says AEB (pictured below). If you own a compact camera refer to your camera manual to confirm that you have this feature. Auto...

Photography-Workshop

Online Photography Workshop

Photography is both a form of art and science. Art because it is a visual representation of what an artist (in this case the photographer) sees and how he chooses to represent so that others could see; and science because it encompasses a number of basic characteristics of light and how it behaves...

Travel Photography Jobs

Secrets of Great Travel Photography Jobs

It is probably one of the few dream jobs out there, being able to travel the world taking pictures, all expenses paid. Who wouldn’t want to travel, really? Having one of those great travel photography jobs! Barring a few who are scared of flying or the Alexandra Rover type (the reclusive author in...

Google+ Stories Review

Google+: Top Tips to Make it Work

What is Google+? Google has been making small but sure inroads into our lives ever since the company started harnessing undivided focus when it came to web searches. In yet another development, Google has taken it upon itself to make something out of the plethora of images and videos that we...

Top 5 Canon Macro Lenses

How to find the Best Canon Macro Lens

The Top 5 Canon Macro Lenses There is a difference in naming convention when it comes to lenses with extreme close-up capabilities. Close-up lenses manufactured by Canon are called as Macro. The same property is termed as Micro by Nikon (read our post about best Nikon Lenses). Regardless of what...

Learn Photography Online

How to Learn Photography Online: 5 Killer Resources

Learn Photography Online in Record Time Five Top Resources Buying your first SLR camera can be an amazing experience, and you can now easily learn photography online. There are many tools and techniques embedded in this camera, but the possibilities are not always obvious to the beginning...

Nikon DSLR Lenses

7 Nikon DSLR Lenses You Need to Check Out

The digital SLR segment of the camera market is split between two heavyweights, Canon and Nikon. While definitely there are more Canon users (Canonites) than Nikon (Nikonians), the ultimate decision who would opt for which brand is more of a personal choice than anything else. In this article, we...

5 DSLR Functions You Must Know

5 Settings Every Photographer Should Know

5 DSLR Features You Must Know 1. Continuous Burst Mode Have you ever tried the continuous burst mode on your digital SLR? Try it you are going to love it. If you shoot portraits for a living, you can never take a single shot. Whether it is because your model moved at the very last fraction of a...

DSLR vs MLIC

How To Decide Between DSLR Vs MILC: The Ultimate Guide

DSLR vs MILC: Which Should I Buy? I have often heard people say, “Should I buy a DSLR or an MILC?” Well, it depends on a number of factors really. With the Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (MILC) segment heating up with the launch of full-frame releases such as the Sony A7 and A7R I decided...

Freelance Photographer

How To Get Into Photography – Part 2

How to Get into Photography? In Part 1 of this series we discussed the need to first have good photography skills, before you can seriously consider getting into photography as a profession. We also discussed the importance of joining a training course to polish your skills and finding a niche to...

How to get into Photography

How To Get Into Photography – Part 1

How to Get Into Professional Photography Learn How to Shoot Great Photos The first and foremost thing that you need to possess, even before you can seriously think of how to get into photography as a professional, is great photography skills. The quality of the work, at the end of the day, is the...

Mistakes in Photography

Why It Is Important To Do Your Own Mistakes In...

Go Ahead and Make Your Own Mistakes Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” ― Albert Einstein I was watching a video recently made by DigitalRev wherein Kai, one of the presenters, listed 25 clichéd photography ideas that a beginner photographer should not repeat. Halfway...

Indoor Photography without Flash

Shooting Indoor Photography Sans Flash

The Question A friend of mine asked me recently why he can’t get any decent enough exposures when shooting indoors sans flash. I am not a big fan of the built-in flash. So, curiously I asked him what he had been doing. He said, he had been trying to shoot portraits using his 18-105mm VR lens in the...

Photography Ideas

Photography Ideas – Five Tips To Get You Back Into...

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 think it can be forgotten. Very soon you could find...

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 out that they have not been that ‘excellent’ as you had...

DSLR BODY

Picking Your First DSLR Body – What To Look Out...

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 read our post on Best Compact Digital Camera Reviews...

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 calculation and planning before pressing the shutter release...

Using a CPL Filter

Using a C-PL – Circular Polarizing Filter

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 say, though, that they can be quite expensive too. A good...

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 the 50mm and the 35mm are considered as standard primes...

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 points that you need to consider, so that you can avoid...

Finding the Most Suitable Canon DSLR Lenses for...

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 your camera can be quite overwhelming. If you just owned a...

The 5 Essential DIY Photography Studio Equipments

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 perfect images. Some might think that...

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 reasons. Telephoto lenses are useful especially for the...

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 a studio that comes with a whole set of high-end...

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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 less-than-satisfactory images. Before you buy a new...

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 system. DSLR cameras use a metering system known as TTL...

Guide for Beginners: Understanding DSLR Lenses

Guide for Beginners: Understanding DSLR Lenses Another important lens that photographers need to focus on in their endeavour of understanding DSLR lenses is the wide angle lenses. This type of lenses has shorter focal length which is 28mm or less. It is very suitable for documentary type of...

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 no feathered fidgety creatures snapping away at the...

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 so often, especially when you are shooting in different...