Posts Tagged ‘How-to’
These days, camera lenses are available in every shape and size and to fit every budget. From the most basic kit zooms to exotic professional primes, it takes a little practice and technique to get the best results possible. Whatever lens you may be slinging along to your next shoot, here are four quick tips to maximize image quality.
In the days of film, photographers had to worry about running out of exposures long before running out of power. In the days of digital cameras, that concern has been replaced by two: memory card space and battery life. Memory cards are easy to deal with; they’re inexpensive and small enough to keep several on your person at all times. Batteries, on the other hand, are a different issue. Unless you spring for extra batteries, you’re stuck with the battery that came with your SLR body, and maybe an additional battery for a grip. It’s economically unfeasible to treat batteries like memory cards, cheap and easy to replace. Fortunately, there are many techniques for stretching out your already long-lasting SLR even further on a single charge. Read the rest of this entry »
This is really cool: Youtube user ironwindow13 stuffed his Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1into an old Russian Leica film camera clone. For those of you not familiar with the Cyber-shot, he essentially just stuffed a high-end camera into an uber-sexy larger body. Aftwards, he modified the body to allow for easier access to the camera’s functions. While this is quite impressive, I yearn for the day that someone stuffs a GF-1(review here) EP-1(EP-2 review here)or an NEX-3(we reviewed of the NEX-5on the blog) into one of these cameras. That would be truly amazing and I’d pay top dollar for that type of durability, especially if it were in something like the Leica M7 reviewed a little while back. Here’s the google translation of how he did it.
School is back in session, and now is the time to learn all that you can about photography. As a tips writer for years, I’ve shared a lot of knowledge on ThePhoblographer, and as part of our Back-to-School week, let’s take a look back at all the tips and tricks we’ve offered.
Woof woof! Dogs are our constant companions and have been since the Stone Age. We love them, care for them, walk them, play with them, and in return, they give us great affection and protection. They are our best friends and though their lifespans are typically short, we always remember them. Here’s how to capture the looks and personality of your dog.
At some stage in their career, every photographer will have need and use for a photo studio. It is the place where the photographer has almost total control of what is being photographed. Some are intimidated by the studio. This posting is for those photographers and by the end of it, you’ll probably understand and love the studio more.