Latest Articles in the Category Accessories:
LED Light Sticks: A Creative Partner for Work and Play
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.
How to Choose a Photo-friendly Monitor
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.
[08/2018] Build a PC Made for a Photographer: We’ll Help You Choose the Parts
Nobody wants to spend all day editing 20 photos. But many people struggle with precisely this problem. The reason is simple—a slow and outdated computer. So take a look at how to put together the right computer for your photo editing.
Drone Photography: Everything You Need to Know Before You Start
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?
Create Your Own Light Tent for Small Product Photography
A photo tent—also frequently called a light tent—is an essential aid for every photographer interested in good-quality product photography, for their own purposes or commercially. Speaking of commercially, there is a wide range of photo tents and accessories you can purchase.
Everything You Need to Know About Graduated Neutral Density Filters
Gradient filters—landscape photographers use them all the time, but often other photographers don’t even know they exist. Today’s article is about what they are and why they’re used.
DIY: Shoebox Negative Film Scanner
Have lots of negatives stored away that you’d like to see on your computer so you can decide which negatives are worth developing—but negative scanners are too expensive for you? Make your own scanner in a shoebox. It’s cheap, quick, and easy.
Get Longer Exposures With ND Filters
ND filters are neutral-gray filters that can come in handy for producing a variety of special effects and for taking photos that otherwise would be out of reach.
How to Make an Emergency Beanbag Tripod
We’ve all been there: that situation where you’re just about to take a nice picture, all you need is your tripod, and—it’s not there. Did you leave it at home on purpose? Sigh. What now? Improvise. In an emergency, you can create a simple and reliable tripod out of something easily available—for example, a beanbag.