It's 7 am here in the island of Kani - Maldives. The resort is tranquil and flows perfectly with its natural surroundings, there's a feeling of peace and harmony. There are only a few people around, it's still early but the sky is already bright and, in the horizon, I spot the early mellow waves lapping at the shore. The ocean stretches for miles around, its beauty is infinite and its power, limitless.
Wow, your camera must be really expensive for you to be able to produce a photo like that. It was one of the most insulting things ever said to me in my entire photography life.
The standard camera on an iPhone is good, but it's probably not good enough to really talk about in a circle of serious photographers. Even my friends who have their own small businesses legitimately grimace at me when I tell them that I'm still using my phone for the majority of my social pictures.
As a photographer, you have a great number of different tools to select from that will truly transform the way that a certain scene is perceived. Wide angle lenses are among the most versatile and important of these tools, as the combination of incredible detail and the massive scale they can shoot at is quite impressive. Although it may take some time to get used to this rather tricky lens, doing so will greatly benefit your photography, and make certain shots simple where they otherwise would not be possible at all. The advantages that wide angle lenses provide will change the way you approach your shot, and knowing how to work around some of the more difficult aspects of this lens that some photographers have trouble with will put you a step above the rest.
A fisheye lens is a great tool for any photographer to utilize, whether beginner or professional. The fisheye effect can do a variety of different things in a photo, such as creating long exposures and wide panoramic shots, increasing the field of view in an image, and creating unique circular images. Fisheye lenses will increase the diversity of a photographer’s portfolio and will challenge them to get creative behind the camera.
As a professional photographer, I often get asked about the gear I use, what camera I have or lens I work with, and when I'm asked these questions, the people asking always give this look like, "if I find this out this is what will make the difference to my images."
Once you graduate from the (admittedly decent) camera on your iPhone in favor of a high quality interchangeable lens camera, you open up a whole new world of possibilities. Most cameras come with a mid-range adjustable lens (also known as a "zoom lens") for general use, but the best way to take full advantage of your newfound photographic strength is to purchase specialized lenses that are optimized for your particular needs. That how you master your lenses. Firstly, you'll want to pay attention to the lens mount, which determines which camera bodies a particular lens can attach too. Most camera companies produce proprietary lenses for their own cameras, but there are also some modular third party options.
If you ask any major photographer which smartphone has the best camera, they'll tell you it's the iPhone X. It's not surprising, though. Apple has always been known for having great phones with even greater cameras. In fact, some full-featured movies have been shot with iPhones in recent years.
Fisheye lenses look awesome in photographic elements, drawing curvature, depth, and fields of vision into an all-inclusive art form of impeccable photographic life. You may not be a photographer, but even so when using a fisheye lens you'll almost feel like one; and, awesome bit about them is, they're even available for iPhones and other mobile devices, so even your cell camera can take amazing pictures like never before.
Discovering all of the features of a new lens can be overwhelming, but well worth the journey. These are the top ten tips for mastering your lenses that will allow you to easily transition with your new accessory, and result in some of your best photography yet.
Technology has made many strides in recent years, especially in the field of photography. When Apple released the iPhone 7, with its incredible portrait mode, anyone with the newest phone could be your go-to photographer for your next headshot or profile picture. But what if the smartphone, even with these great attachable lens options, just doesn't meet your expectations? If you're a photographer looking for the best lens for portrait photography here are the best options if you're working with a Nikon, Canon, Sony or Fujifilm.