It can be very tempting to buy cheap camera gear. But for some purchases, it really pays to buy quality. These are the purchases you don’t want to skimp on.
Sometimes you have no choice but to shoot with a Phone camera. Maybe it’s all that’s available. Maybe it’s all that is suitable. But the skills to take a phone camera and get some usable images is something that every photographer should strive to build. I’ll give you an example. A while back I was on […]
Copyright is a thorny issue among photographers. Some of us are happy to let people use our images for free or for credit, and that’s fine. It’s your prerogative to do so. Others who work professionally need to charge or license our work. I have never really bought into the concept that people giving away […]
Photography can be brutal. So brutal that it can sometimes force you to take a pause or stop altogether. This brutality can come in several forms. Toxic comments, lack of appreciation, or just not getting the shots you hoped for. All of these can put a serious dent in your photographic confidence, making you doubt […]
I will be quite honest with you, I am feeling a bit melancholy. Many of you may have heard that one of the biggest photography sites on the planet, DPReview, is closing. Sadly, this massive photographic resource and community are deemed not to make enough money for Jeff Bezos and his Amazon behemoth. Rather than […]
The instagram app gained popularity quite quickly soon after its release, because of the instant photo sharing feature and had over one million registered users on the app in the first two months, ten million users in a year and a billion users by 2018. Here are some wild user statistics!