They say that practice is what teaches best. This is also true for photography. And yet you can find people who mainly read about photography—when it’s time to pick up a camera, they hesitate.
Christmas is drawing near, and so we’re here with inspiring answers to the question: what do you give a photographer? Although the best gift of all is the new Zoner Photo Studio 17, today we’ll be bringing you lots of tips on other ways to bring joy to every photographer.
Today we’ll take a look at one of the most basic and most used types of diffusion tools: softboxes and octaboxes. These two light diffusion tools look very similar, and you could almost say that octaboxes are a type of softbox. But these tools have subtle differences. The differences may at first glance seem to be mere details. However, details are what separate the good photos from the bad.
The first lenses ever to be sold were fixed lenses. But that doesn’t mean they’re outdated. Fixed lenses are still popular today, both among the stars of the photographic world and among enthusiasts. Fixed lenses do bring special challenges, but these are easy to overcome. And your reward for using them will be high-quality, sharp, and high-contrast photos.