Mobile photography is seeing a boom right now. Manufacturers are constantly introducing new tricks and technologies that owners of traditional cameras could only dream of. How about several lenses in one phone? Sounds great, right? But not everything is as great as it seems. Let’s take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of multi-lens phones.
File for month: 3 / 2019
We all take pictures that are too dark sometimes. Underexposure is a common mistake that happens when you’re in a hurry while pressing the trigger or you don’t have time to change settings, or you use automatic settings while shooting against the light.
Photographers often think a lot about numbers, like the ones for aperture, lens, and ISO, while knowing very little about what’s really behind their pictures. Here’s a common-sense look at the critical, yet often quite confusing, relationships among different sensors, lenses, and final pictures.
Sick of running around with your camera outdoors? Whether you’re cold or you just want a change of environment, sometimes it’s good to head into the warmth of a cozy studio. I’ll show you why every portrait photographer should give studio photography a try. A studio’s configurable flashes will give you almost unlimited control over light, which is a big advantage over photographing outdoors. And it’s so easy to get started. In this, the final part of my miniseries, I’ll show you that even in a studio, you’ll never be bored!
Are you an enthusiastic photographer getting ready to buy a new camera? We’ve put together a new series for you where we’ll show you the best camera and lens combinations for various situations and genres, one by one. This time, we’ll be choosing an ideal camera for beginners.
You might think that all the fresh ideas in landscape photography have been sucked dry—that it’s nearly impossible to take an original picture. But that’s not true! You see, the majority of landscape photos have a 3:2 or 16:9 ratio. So why not try framing things a different way, with a portrait orientation? You’ll get new compositions and a fresh look for your photos.
In our last infographic, we described the difference between an umbrella, a softbox, and a beauty dish. So this time around, we’ll focus on where to position your artificial light. Now that you’ve got your equipment, you need to also keep in mind how to use it. Let’s take a look at a few traditional and very useful ways to position your lighting in portrait photography.
They say the Delete key is a photographer’s best friend. There might be something to that, but here we’ll show you that sorting photos don’t have to just mean erasing the bad ones. We’ll teach you tricks thanks to which you’ll never have to have disorganized photos again. But that’s not all—Zoner Photo Studio also knows how to do things like sorting your photos by GPS coordinates or keywords. You’ll learn how to put these features to good use, and soon your photos will be better organized than ever before.
Busy streets, modern architecture and stylish cafés, but romantic nooks breathing with history. Or do you fancy taking pictures in an attractive interior or in the privacy of your own place? In an urban area, none of this is a problem. Read the second article of series. This time we focus on photographing portraits in the city. Whenever you will want to photograph anything mentioned, you shall value our tips.
They say that photography is really painting with light. And so besides mastering their camera, any truly professional photographer will also know their way around work with light. What foundation do they use when choosing their artificial lighting, and what sort of pictures does it get them?