Post Unboxing: Setting Up Your Camera
Jun18

Post Unboxing: Setting Up Your Camera

I remember when I received my first digital SLR. A Nikon D7000. I was so proud of it. For the next week or so, I took it everywhere I went, disregarding the hassles of carrying a long lens and a bulky DSLR with me at all times. It was my best friend. Then I realized there was something wrong with the images that I shot. They somehow did not quite come out the way I expected them to. Though there were times when they did come out...

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An Introduction to Long Exposure Photography
Jun17

An Introduction to Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography is a creative photography term and one that uses techniques that involve keeping the lens open for a long period of time and thereby capture a lot of light in the process. While doing so the photographer, usually capture a lot of motion blur as well. Thus, long exposure photography is not only about capturing a lot of light, but also motion which tend to produce creative blurry effects. Let’s have a deeper...

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Sensor Size, Pros and Cons
Jun15

Sensor Size, Pros and Cons

The digital sensor sitting behind the reflex mirror and the lens is the heart of the digital camera. It is here that the magic of photography technology meets light, the be all and end all of all photography. If light is the fundamental aspect of photography. The digital sensor comes in second on that list. It is the same thing as the film in film cameras. With advancement in digital technology and better production processes, it has...

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Pentax K50, the Ultimate APS-C DSLR for Outdoor Shooting?
May30

Pentax K50, the Ultimate APS-C DSLR for Outdoor Shooting?

The Pentax K50 is a 16.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor powered digital SLR with a PRIME M image processor, a 3” 921K-dot LCD monitor and full HD video recording capabilities at 30 fps. Pentax cameras are renowned for their weather sealing and the K50 is no different. Let’s take a dive into the spec sheet and find out more about this camera. All Pentax cameras, except for the newly announced K-1, are built around an APS-C sensor. The K50...

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The Ultimate Wildlife Lens For Under $3000
May28

The Ultimate Wildlife Lens For Under $3000

Make no mistake about it. Wildlife photography is a gear heavy endeavor. You have to be not only at the top of your game as a photographer, but also carry top quality equipment to make your efforts worth the while. You need a good quality DSLR capable of shooting in low light, and if possible something that is ISO invariant. You need a tripod, or a monopod or at least a bean bag that will give you extra support to stabilize your...

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