If you’ve got photographers on your list this holiday season, listen up! We have some tips for Christmas gifts that will bring joy to new photographers as well as more experienced ones.
No one wants to spend all day editing twenty photos. However, this is a common problem for many people. The problem is simple — a computer that’s slow and outdated. The goal of the following article is to serve as a guide for those who have decided to purchase a new computer, or even build their own.
You can carry your camera equipment with you in a variety of carrying cases or bags. One of the most popular solutions is a camera backpack. There are plenty to choose from and there is one out there that suits just about anyone. It’s important to consider which features are the most important to you.
For some photographers, a mouse and keyboard aren’t always enough for photo editing. Graphics tablets are a great alternative. We’ve teamed up with tablet manufacturer XP-Pen to bring you tips and tutorials for editing your photos using their graphics tablet on our YouTube channel. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up ZPS X on an XP-Pen and what kind of editing you can do with it.
Mist filters are special effect filters that soften an image, creating dreamy and misty photos. Modern lenses are so good at times that the photos they produce can be boring. Why not enhance them a bit by adding a filter that adds the character of a vintage lens?
A powerful light source is an invaluable tool for photographers. Flash photography is commonly used in the studio, but also does its job outdoors and can drastically change the scene. The only problem is that the range of offerings is enormous and can make your head spin. We’ll walk you through the different parameters and specifications so you know what to watch out for and what you don’t need to worry about when it comes to choosing your flash.
After choosing the lighting for your studio, the next most important step is to choose the background. The majority of people picture a roll of seamless backdrop paper as their studio background, but there are many more options out there. So many that there’s no way you’ll be able to use all of them. Still, it’s a good idea to be aware of the basic background options available to you.
Macro photography is much more than just a macro lens and flash. There are many different types of backgrounds, as well as accessories for arranging macro subjects such as insects.
There are many of you out there that might be considering a start in studio photography. Aside from renting a studio, there’s also the option of creating a space of your own design. In this case, one of the most important decisions you’ll be making will be choosing the lighting. This includes not only choosing specific brands of lighting, but also the types of lighting. There are more options out there than you may think.
You can do macro photography without having to needlessly overspend on an expensive macro lens. If you are just starting out with macro photography and aren’t sure if you’re going to stick with it, try some of these more budget-friendly options first. We’ll give you three suggestions for affordable, yet good solutions to shoot macro photography without breaking the bank.