Image stabilization is a way to avoid blur in pictures caused by movement in the camera when the photo is taken. This is a particular problem with low shutter speeds or when a telephoto lens is used. What compounds this is that image blur caused in this way cannot be fixed post processing.
By using image stabilization, a photographer can take advantage of lower shutter speeds and give the resulting image a sense of movement. This is done either in the camera body or in the lens. Sensor based image stabilization works Read the rest of this entry »
New photographers and those that have little experience with equipment options and more advanced techniques can find many benefits to learning the basic principles of photo composition and photography. Using a flash in situations and environments where it may not be needed could be limiting your results and keeping you from creating higher quality shots. Similarly, failing to make use of a flash, or to use it properly, can result in photos that lack sufficient lighting. Read the rest of this entry »
For high-end photography, the only camera to use is a digital SLR (DSLR) camera. A high quality point and shoot camera can take good pictures, but cannot match the image quality or the versatility of DSLR cameras.
DSLR cameras are ideal for shooting action photos. The focus and shutter mechanisms used by DSLR cameras are faster than the ones used by most point and shoot cameras. This makes them ideal for shooting everything from sporting events to your kids playing in the pool.
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When you look at any major camera retailer or photo gathering, the two main brands you see are Nikon and Canon. Both companies are Asian based and are tops in the photography markets. What separates the two within the industry and for the general user? Both companies’ products are top quality with solid reputations.
Canon cameras are often seen along the sidelines at professional sports events and along the red carpet for celebrity paparazzi zones. Canon has solidified its reputation as one of the best cameras Read the rest of this entry »
Wannabee photographers are faced with a difficult decision: Which camera to buy? The choices these days are virtually endless. Prices range from as little as 10 to several thousand with multiple products available at every price point.
Since the novice has no idea if he or she will want to become more involved with photography as time goes on, it is difficult to decide what features one’s first camera should include. The simplest cameras are completely automated. The user doesn’t have to make any decisions – just point and Read the rest of this entry »
Fish-eye, ultrawide-angle and wide-angle are the three different varieties that wide angle lens’ come . These are all fixed focal length lenses, which means that they are intended to make much more strident photos than regular zoom lenses. Wide-angle lenses are usually proficient at shooting in a much more narrow opening than normal zoom lenses can. Any type of wide angle lens is perfect for low light photos, long exposures, and photographs taken at night. They are also great for landscape photography and can add theatrical affects, distance, and embellished complexity in Read the rest of this entry »
Whether and amateur photographer or an aspiring professional, a telephoto lens is a must have for any photography enthusiast. The benefits of adding a telephoto lens to your camera kit are priceless, and will give you a wide range of photographic opportunities that will otherwise be unavailable.
A telephoto lens can assist with isolating your subject. With a shallow depth of field, a telephoto lens is perfect for focusing on a subject especially when there is a less than desirable Read the rest of this entry »
When considering which camera is the best use you must also consider the type of shot you’re taking. Different types of cameras and lens suit different photography needs. Point and shoot digital cameras work for most general needs. They are great for candids and often feature setting for night time shots as well as action shots. However, if a more professional look is desired than a move profressional camera is needed, such as a SLR camera. SLR stands for single-lens reflex which means the camera uses a mirror and prism system that allows the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what will be captured. Unlike a veiwfinder where the image could be vastly different from what will be captured. Professional grade cameras typically have interchangeable lens. Lens commonly used include portrait lens, landscape lens, macro lens and actions lens.
A portrait lens, which are generally 72-200mm, is used for beauty or head shots. It is a longer lens which helps keep the subject of the photo in focus.
Landscape lens are used for shooting outdoor nature shots. These shots are best done with a wide angle lens to capture as much of the scene as possible. These lens vary anywhere from 10 to 44 mm.
Macro lens are for close-up shots that are meant to show great detail, like photos of a raindrop or the petals of a flower. Using a standard lens pictures like that would end up blurry and distorted, but a macro lens allows them to be crisp, Rural Internet, clear and stunningly life life.
Actions lens, which are typically 100 mm to 300 mm, are used anytime the subject of the photo is in motion, like sporting events or animals or children playing.Want to know more? Go ahead: iPhone photography and the world around