Back in the day if we wanted the soft dreamy look to our shots, we would use the well-worn Vaseline technique. This involved smearing a fine veneer of Vaseline over a neutral glass filter such as a skylight or UV filter. The advantages were that you could tailor the thickness of the Vaseline to the […]
Camera Gear Articles
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Have you heard of a hybrid tripod? I have written about tripods a lot and the reason for that is relatively simple. On the one hand, they are cumbersome heavy items that slow you down. On the other, they are essential parts of your kit that can give your images unrivaled sharpness, especially in low […]
I believe most photographers reach a point in their experience where they want to cut down on their gear. Whether they are trying to reduce size/weight or the sheer number of bodies/lenses they own, the philosophy of less is more tends to take hold along the way. For those who seek a minimalistic solution that […]
We love a bit of smartphone photography here at Light Stalking. Indeed, I and others here have written a fair bit about the freedom of shooting with a smartphone. One of the other topics I have written extensively about is my love/hate relationship with tripods. I love the low-light images that you can get from […]
What do you do when you look at your photos and they all feel flat, they lack character, or none of them “pop”? You need to improve image quality! In the past, I’ve addressed how to approach this problem when a lack of inspiration or creativity is the underlying issue — as is often the […]
Photography gear and accessories are quite expensive and delicate equipments that it requires periodic checkups and maintenance to keep them in good condition. These equipment need to be patiently taken care of and carefully handled so you know they are working properly any time you want to use them for photography. Being lazy can be expensive, so here are 7 tutorials on how to keep your photography gear in great condition.