Category: How-To’s

What Is a Tilt-Shift Lens, How Does It Work and What Is It Used For? (A Detailed Guide)

Look: When it comes to lenses we often focus on things like zoom, autofocus, focal length, aperture. But in this post we’ll discuss the perspective-control lenses that create a tilt-shift effect. Specifically, I’ll answer the following questions: What is a tilt shift lens? How does it work? What is the purpose of a tilt shift

What Is a Focus Limiter And What Does It Do? (A Helpful Guide for Photographers)

My Full Guide on Using a Focus Limiter Switch! (With Video) I think you’ll agree with me that there are a LOT of questions that arise on one’s photography journey. One of the common yet not fully covered questions on the Internet are related to focusing distance range selector switch. Specifically: What is a focus

Best Time of Year to Buy a Camera (A Guide on How to Get Good Photography Deals)

Here’s the truth: Smartphone cameras aside, great digital cameras can dig a deep hole in your wallet. You can attribute the high prices to the high production costs involved such as manufacturing and optic testing costs. However, you can get hot camera deals if you know exactly when and what to purchase. So… In here,

6 Pro Tips on How to Avoid Shadows in Indoor Photography (A Rookie’s Guide)

Truth is: Indoor photography is probably one of the most challenging things to learn in the world of photography. Artificial and natural lights blending with the light reflected and refracted through windows and off of walls can result in unappealing photographs. Shadow, on the other hand, is your worst nightmare. These 6 effective tips will

15 Street Photography Tips and Tricks: How to Capture Compelling Images Today

Here’s the thing: ​Just recently I published an article on large sensor compact cameras​​, and the majority of those were highly advisable for street photographers (in particular). And that’s how the idea was born to write about ​street photography tips and tricks​. Now… ​Street photography has always been and always will be the most “accessible” genre.

Live View in DSLR Cameras: When and How to Use This Mode for Sharper Shots (Guide)

This guide will cover the following questions: What is Live View mode in DSLR cameras? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this camera feature? When and how to use it for sharper, better-focusing shots? To start off: Most modern digital cameras have the Live View function, which allows you to use the camera’s display as