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.
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.
Nobody likes spending their entire day editing photos. Still, many people regularly face this problem. The reason is simple –their computer is slow and outdated.
Do you need some last-minute gift ideas? You certainly aren’t the only one. If you are shopping for a photography enthusiast, you’re reading the right article. We’ve peeked in Santa’s sack and gathered a few great ideas from our photographers and editors that certainly won’t disappoint. If you’ve just added several pairs of Christmas socks to your shopping cart, you can cancel your order.
Just a camera and a lens won’t be enough for your sports photography. And if you’re serious about this genre, you’ll quickly learn that just an memory card or two won’t suffice either. Here’s some advice on useful accessories you can choose for sports photography. It can help you avoid problems with bad or absent gear in the situations where you’ll need it the most.
In this article I’ll be taking an in-depth look at one specific type of permanent photographic light—the Yongnuo YN360 RGB LED light stick. Let’s go through a few examples to see what light sticks are useful for and how they can make your work easier. As you’ll see for yourself, they’re a truly practical and creative bit of gear.
Hobby photographers aren’t shy about investing into their equipment. An average photographer’s camera bag can hold equipment worth thousands of dollars. And yet they often forget that for good results, they’ll also need a high-quality, photo-friendly monitor.
Drone photography has been a real hit in recent years. With these pilotless aircraft, you can take unique shots from a bird’s-eye view, without having to rent a private helicopter or an airplane. But do you know how to pick the right drone and how to work with it?