Cameras can be complicated; a breakdown of the latest in camera technologies and photography techniques to help you get the perfect shot.
8 Reasons to Use a Ring Flash for Your Portrait Photography
When it comes to portrait photography, we want our models to look their best. Aside from a bit of makeup and the right attire, lighting plays a major role in this type of photography as well as lenses for portrait photography. We don't want to cast any harsh shadows on our models that will completely take away their features and details, and this is certainly among the common portrait lighting mistakes to avoid. And we definitely don't want to use too much lighting that will literally make the model go blind and expose too much to the camera. In addition, the camera wouldn't be able to pick up anything from too much light, just a frame of white lighting.
Photography as a Hobby
About seven years ago I started taking photos using a Bridge Camera, something of an in-between a point and shoot camera and a fancy DSLR camera. I thought I could do with a creative outlet and photography came easy-ish to me. It didn't feel like a major effort to teach myself the basics; it's all I needed to know really. I knew I was never going to be a professional or full-time photographer. I wanted to have some fun and see where it took me. I have had fun learning how to use cameras and how to shoot the best shots that I can. Today I’ll be writing about my experiences as a hobby photographer, things that I’ve learnt, and things I want to try.
10 Useful Camera Accessories Under $50
There's a ton of different camera accessories out there that can benefit your photographing. From external flash lights to filters, reflectors, and high-capacity camera bags, getting your hands on any of these extras can actually make your photos turn out professional. Plus, you can never have too much photography equipment on you! The more the merrier. And honestly, the more you have, the more of a professional photographer you'll come off as.
Best Instant Cameras to Buy Right Now
These top tenbest instant cameras are ones to consider when choosing the ultimate camera for you. These instant cameras will provide the best quality, easy to use technology, and have tons of features.
Ahh... photography. Photography is an art form. It is a form of 2-D art. It can either be film or digital. Now, as a photographer, digital is becoming way more popular than film. Film is becoming outdated because of the long process and because digital is just so fast and easy. Personally, I really enjoy the aesthetic of film.
The Best Filters for Aesthetic Instagram Feeds
Instagrammers everywhere are joining in on the new trend of beautiful and aesthetically pleasing feeds, but where does everyone find the perfect filters and apps to make this possible? The answer to this question is closer than you think.
Why You Should Shoot in Raw Instead of JPEG
Back when I was a beginner model, I didn't really know that there were too many other photography formats other than JPEG and GIF. I mean, that's all you ever really see on the internet, right? Well, yes—but then I actually started learning industry stuff from photographers, too.
What Are the Advantages of a Mirrorless Camera?
If you're still lugging around that weighty DSLR camera, it might be time to upgrade and switch over to a mirrorless model. While there are some great things about a DSLR, I fully believe the advantages of a mirrorless camera are greater, making them the preferred choice of photographers of all skill levels.
A Journey in Photography Begins
So, you might say that I've been on the start of this journey for quite some time. You see, I've been taking pictures most of my life, although as much as I wish it could be more than a hobby, that's all it has ever been, and even then, only a small hobby at that. I love taking pictures, and I'm alright at it. I wouldn't say I'm a great photographer, but I can produce a decent shot now and then.
Photography Talk for Beginners: Camera Selection, Operation, and Practicing
Obviously, if you want to start a photography business, you’re going to need a camera. Camera Selection So first thing’s first: camera selection! Whether your budget is $200 or $2,000, you can't go wrong with a DSLR. Now, you could start out with a simple point-and-shoot camera, but you eventually want to work your way up to a DSLR, because DSLRs have interchangeable lenses, and the settings can be changed up a LOT more than with a simple point-and-shoot.