Learn Photography Terms for Beginners
Jun16

Learn Photography Terms for Beginners

Digital Camera A digital camera has an imaging sensor which forms its heart. The imaging sensor is where light rays travelling through the lens barrel gets focused on to in order to form a sharp image. This sensor is what separates a digital camera from an analog one. Analog camera An analog camera uses either a film or a photo plate to focus light on. There are no electronic circuitry that transfers captured light onto the image...

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A review of the Nikon COOLPIX B700
May28

A review of the Nikon COOLPIX B700

The compact super zoom segment of the camera market is extremely cluttered. Models come and go almost every day. Every major electronic exhibition is a platform for the launch of new cameras that are built around small sensors and have powerful zoom lenses attached to the front of them. For users who shoot with a smartphone the next logical step-up is a compact super-zoom camera, unless of course s/he is interested in taking the leap...

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A Review of the Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera
May24

A Review of the Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

The Sony Alpha a6300 is a mirrorless design that is built around a 24.2 megapixel APS-C EXMOR CMOS sensor and the BIONZ X image processor engine. This mirrorless design is a successor of the favorite Alpha a6000. The absence of a mirror means the camera does not have an optical viewfinder and the associated shake of it due to flipping. With the advent of sensor based phase detection auto-focusing in mirrorless cameras the days of...

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The Main Digital SLR Camera Advantages Part 3/3
May21

The Main Digital SLR Camera Advantages Part 3/3

Advantages of Digital SLR Cameras This is the third part of the three part series on Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras. The following are the main digital SLR camera advantages. Ability to change Aperture We are already familiar with the term Aperture. One of the main digital SLR camera advantages is the ability to change Aperture on demand. What happens when you mount a lens on your DSLR? A set of mechanical coupling at...

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Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras – Part 2/3
May20

Everything you need to know About DSLR Cameras – Part 2/3

Understanding DSLR Cameras (For Beginners) This is the second part of the three part series on Everything you need to know about DSLR Cameras. In this part we shall learn about some basic DSLR functions. Note – Please read the sections on Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO above after going through the details on Exposure Exposure You will hear about the term Exposure quite often. Exposure is the sum total of light captured as a...

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