Telling a story with pictures is considerably more difficult than many people, both photographer and non-photographer, understand. There’s more to storytelling with photos than simply pointing a camera at a particular moment or event and pressing the shutter. Sure, documentary photographers, street photographers and photojournalists, for example, all place themselves in environments that are ripe […]
For some photographers, Lightroom represents the perfect specimen of an editing application. Not only does it allow you to organize your files, Lightroom possesses virtually everything you need to do serious photo editing. Unless you need to work with layers — but even then, Lightroom integrates seamlessly with Photoshop. While Lightroom is nowhere near as […]
If you’ve been into photography long enough, there’s no doubt that you have a preferred focal length. And the longer you’ve been into photography, the more likely it is that your favourite focal length has changed once or twice over the years. My earliest experiences were with a zoom lens — an 18-55mm. I wondered […]
Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; the sophisticated metering and auto focusing systems built into digital cameras have helped make life a little easier in some ways. But there are times when some automated feature of […]
Quarantine. Lockdown. Shelter-in-place. Social distancing. These are just a few of the terms that have been thrust upon the world over the past few months as we’ve all been forced to adapt to a drastically different way of life due to the coronavirus outbreak. It has certainly been disorienting to suddenly be stuck indoors and […]
These tripod alternatives will ensure you get blur-free images even when your trusty tripod is tucked away safely at home. See how you can create sharp images whilst out and about using some imagination where otherwise you might have had to take home far less usable shots!