Photography

Top 9 Classic Lenses Every Collector Should Own

Top 9 Classic Lenses Every Collector Should Own

Cameras help us capture special moments from different periods of our life. They store memories and personal histories. They take photos of important people and events; they tell many colorful stories. Over the years, we have seen many changes in photography technology. We’ve seen a lot of advancements; especially in the way photos are taken, edited, and processed. We’ve also witnessed numerous changes and developments in terms of camera styles and technology. Our simple manual cameras have now transformed into high-tech DSLR cameras. Leica Summilux 50mm f1.4 Fast lenses are best if you prefer to shoot in low light, and the Summilux f1.4 delivers....

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Expand Your Photography Portfolio With These 3 Tips

Expand Your Photography Portfolio With These 3 Tips

In a creative industry like photography, you can have loads of experience to put on your resume and numerous professional contacts who can vouch for your skills, but still struggle to get a job if you don’t have a high-quality portfolio. There are about 140,000 professional photographers in the country, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which means your portfolio needs to stand out if you expect to get work. And since more than half of photographers are self-employed, it’s up to you to make your portfolio the best it can be. You previously may have been pigeonholed into a...

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The Importance Of Personal Projects For Photographers

The Importance Of Personal Projects For Photographers

One of the main reasons I became a photographer was because of my love of taking pictures. I got given my first camera aged 10 and was hooked from day one. I took pictures of everything and anything to start with and then refined my work to focus on photographing the things I really loved. The Advent of Digital Cameras But when I was on film (yes, I’m that old), I found it relatively easy to keep taking photos for my own personal enjoyment. I had a large collection of medium format cameras and enjoyed taking them out and experimenting...

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Review of Breakthrough Photography’s X3 ND Filters

Review of Breakthrough Photography’s X3 ND Filters

Sunglasses for your camera” may very well be the best way to describe what a neutral density (ND) filter does for your photography. They allow for slower shutter speeds to be used in lighting conditions that would otherwise overexpose your photograph. Of course, many of you already understand this and the overall concept of ND filters. You also understand that as far as filters are concerned there is an enormous range to choose from with an equally enormous range of quality. Glass grade, coatings, frame material, and construction methods all come together to influence the quality of your filters and...

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How To Capture Striking Forest Photographs

How To Capture Striking Forest Photographs

Photographing the woods, or the forest, sounds a little intimidating; probably because the first thing that comes to your mind is the vastness of the location.But, a lot of photographers will actually prefer big spaces over confined areas with limited views. The forest is a mysterious, majestic and versatile subject. There are a lot of stories you can create out of it, which is basically what real photography is all about. Things To Consider There are a lot of things you need to keep in mind when photographing the forest. Here are the most important ones: Remember that not all...

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