The market today is flooded with ever-better zoom lenses built to cover practically every imaginable range. And yet there are still photographers who make do without any zoom at all. Is it really possible to stick to just one fixed lens and completely forget about all the other focal lengths?
There are some situations where daylight just isn’t enough. Your light is weak, giving you no choice but to find or create some of your own. One good candidate for that light source is a flash fired outside your camera body.
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.
You may have already heard the old cliché: photography is about the photographer, not the camera. And it’s largely true. So even with a cheaper, lower-quality camera, you can work magic and get great shots if you have good photography skills. Recently I had to handle my professional photography using one of the most basic cameras, so I had a very good chance to test my photographic abilities.
It’s not just sunny days that lead to sumptuous photos. Rain can serve photography lovers too, but you need be careful to keep it a good servant, not a cruel master. If rain gets inside your camera, that’s going to be an expensive repair. So read up today on how to overcome rain’s perils and how to protect your camera from water.
A tripod should be one of the basic parts of a photographer’s gear, no matter what genre they shoot. This accessory is often overlooked, and while it’s true that in many situations you can make do without it, the lack of a tripod often makes it a major problem to take a quality picture, or even makes it impossible. That’s why in today’s article I’ll be mapping out the situations where a tripod really is an integral part of a photographer’s gear.