Photography Blogs & Tutorials

When I upgraded from 386 to 486, my hard drive went from a measly 40MB to a whopping 240MB. Totallyblown away. Look at all this extra space I have!That was 22 years ago.Since then, memory cards that storea thousand times as much are the size of a fingernail and cost relatively little.2-4TB hard drives are [...]

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Photographing a meteor shower is more like photographing a time-lapse than traditional still photos. You can never anticipate where or when a meteor is going to streak across the sky. In order to catch them, you have to set up and take as many photos as you can throughout the night with a wide angle [...]

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Outdoor portrait photography involves going outside, and utilizing the beauty (or the ugliness) of your surroundings. You probably already know some local beauty spots, and can think of some good places to take portraits right away. But once you start observing your local area with the aim of making portraits in mind, you will begin to see the potential, even in mundane locations. But how do you... more

Bloombergare reporting that the American Federal Trade Commission are cracking down on social media advertising. Users now mustbe very clear about paid product endorsements. Users are actually required to do this already, butfew do. Many advertisers also request that the social media usersnot mention it. It’s understandable why advertisers wouldn’twant the public to know. They [...]

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After Getty and Canon, it was only a matter of time beforewe’d see the inside of Nikon’s NPS facilities at the Rio2016 Olympic Games. As with the others, it’s a pretty immense stockpile of gear. Of course, with the number of competitors, events and photographers there, it’s not really a surprise. Also, with the amount [...]

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Seeing your little one begin to explore their world with their first solid food, crawl on the floor, or enjoy independent playtime is an amazing experience. But, photographing your child and capturing those moments to cherish forever is even more enjoyable!

While you may not always capture the exact the moment a first happens, as little ones can be full of surprises, these tips will help you to capture beautiful storytelling images of those moments to look back on for years to come.... more

In November 2013, filmmaker Matthew Maniego presented us with a greattimelapse of San Francisco called Paradise x SF. Since that time, he’s been working on a sequel. It’s finally here, and some of the scenes are just breathtaking. Paradise x SF 2 has a very different feel to its predecessor. The music is calmer, the [...]

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Several weeks ago, you may remember a post about Eye-Fi’s decision to “End of life” a bunch of their products. It’s not uncommon for companies to dropsupport for their older products, no matter how popular they may be. The problem with their decision, though, was that it would’ve basicallybricked all of those products from September [...]

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A little while ago I spotted a Nintendo Game Boy Camera in a second hand shop and my eyebrows went up. It looked pretty jazzy, like someone had melted an old webcam onto a game. Some of you probably own and have used these things before, but I had never come across one. I bought [...]

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In my opinion, one of the best developments to happen in photography recently is the stepped-up offerings of third party lens manufacturers. Early in my photography career, third party lenses were decent alternatives for a lower cost option, but my own experience was that the cost savings also came at a cost in performance. Those lenses werent as sharp, focused slower, and werent built to the same quality of similar lenses by Nikon and Canon (and other camera brands).

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