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THE NIKON D850 WILL SHOOT 8K TIMELAPSE

On its 100th anniversary, the camera giant has announced it has a new full-frame FX-format DSLR in the works. Yes, the Nikon D850 will succeed D810. In a slightly unusual move, the company didn't release any actual details about the... Continue Reading →

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UNDERSTANDING GOLDEN HOUR, BLUE HOUR AND TWILIGHT

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory. For sunlight, we can distinguish the following light phases depending on the elevation of the sun: golden... Continue Reading →

12 PHOTOGRAPHY HABITS TO QUIT TODAY

There are some very common habits that we develop as photographers. Especially in the beginning when there is so much to learn! It’s important to address these habits early on to avoid any embarrassing mishaps in the future. 1. Hesitation... Continue Reading →

THIS MAP REVEALS PHOTOGRAPHY HOTSPOTS AROUND THE WORLD

Landscape photographer and travel addict Mike Wong has created a super useful tool for fellow photographers who want some help location scouting. It’s called “PhotoSpots,” and it’s an interactive “heatmap” that reveals photography hotspots around the globe and even pulls... Continue Reading →

ALL ABOUT WHITE BALANCE, COLOR TEMPERATURE & TINT IN PHOTOGRAPHY

Ever wondered why your subjects turn out yellow when photographing them in indoor environments? Or why your camera flash can make them appear blue? Thoroughly understanding the concept of white balance and how it works is very important in digital... Continue Reading →

UNDERSTANDING EXPOSURE : ISO, APERTURE AND SHUTTER SPEED

Exposure “Exposure” is the act of exposing the image sensor to light. By adjusting the amount of light, you can make a photograph of a bright sunlit scene look dark, or a shot of a dark interior look bright. DSLR... Continue Reading →

TYPES OF CAMERA LENSES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS

When you're ready to move from a beginner level, fixed lens camera to something more advanced, you're almost certainly going to turn to interchangeable lens cameras (ILCs), either DSLRs or mirrorless ILCs. To make the most of your DSLR or... Continue Reading →

WHY YOU SHOULD START SHOOTING IN RAW

First off, what is RAW? RAW is a file format that captures all image data recorded by the sensor when you take a photo. When shooting in a format like JPEG image information is compressed and lost. Because no information... Continue Reading →

TOP 20 RULES FOR EVERY TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER

Photography is not about the camera. It’s not even about the beautiful images we create. It is about telling powerful stories. Photography is a tool for creating awareness and understanding across cultures, communities, and countries; a tool to make sense... Continue Reading →

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