Posts from Category: "Cameras & Equipment"

10 Crazy-Cool iPad Accessories for Photographers

Many smartphone gadgets in the market these days take full advantage of all the mobile devices we carry. There are high-tech gadgets for hikers, pet lovers, health junkies, graphic designers and the kitchen. There are even wearable accessories.


Today, I’d like to share with you a list of 10 cool, iOS-enabled iPad gadgets for photographers. iPad is a comfortable tool for viewing any post-processing photos, and for some photographers, this modern tool can be indispensable during the working process. Read more…

The Definitive Guide on How and When to Use ISO on Your Camera

When people talk about digital camera settings, there are three main ones that pop up: shutter speed, aperture and ISO. They all relate to light and the way your camera captures it: Shutter speed controls the length of time your camera lets in the light, aperture determines the size of the opening in your lens that light travels through and ISO adjusts the sensitivity of the image sensor.

Photo by OaKy Isra

Photo by OaKy Isra

Knowing how to manipulate these options opens up a well of possibilities for a photographer, and today I’m going to break down the basics of ISO for you. Read more…

All You Have to Know to Master the Basics of White Balance

As an amateur photographer, you can go a long, long time without knowing what white balance is or why knowing how to adjust it even matters. I had my first DSLR (my current DSLR is a Canon EOS 450D) for five years before white balance entered my photography glossary, and it took another few months until it felt necessary—or at least convenient—to learn the ins and out of it.

Photo by Lix Hewett

Photo by Lix Hewett

The thing is, if you have a halfway decent camera, it comes equipped with an automatic white balance (AWB) setting, and that generally does the trick unless your lighting is particularly intense. Even then, you may think the weird, off-balance colors add to the mood of the picture. Hey, sometimes they do! It’s not something that jumps to the eye as “wrong,” the way exposure, depth of field and grain do when they don’t come out right. Read more…

All That You Need in Your Camera Bag for a Successful Wedding Photography Shoot

There are many challenges to successful wedding photography, and it can be a hectic day, even for skilled photographers.It includes the photography of activities involving the wedding and photographs of the family members, friends and couple before the marriage, as well as coverage of the wedding day and post wedding. It’s a viable endeavor that supports the efforts of many independent photographers or photographers working with studios.

Successful wedding photography is all about rebuilding the moment by telling the story through a sequence of photographs. The best place is to start with the wedding day’s preparations. It’s advisable to turn up at the bride’s house before the actual wedding, allowing enough time to evaluate how she is getting on with her preparations. Read more…

130 Amazing Gifts for Photographers Handpicked from All Over the Web

Christmas is coming. This time of year everyone racks their brains on what to give friends and relatives for the occasion. The art of photography as well as the art of giving needs some source of inspiration. Forget about hundred-dollar filters and thousand-dollar lenses; try your luck with these amazing gifts for photographers I’ve collected below.

Photo by babi

Photo by babi

Even if the receiver is not a photographer, you can easily turn him or her into one with these creative gifts. Read more…

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