If you’re an event, wedding or concert photographer you know the pains of shooting in low light all too well. Some of the main problems are focusing, white balance issues, high ISO noise, and ensuring that you capture the correct motion. All of this can be pretty tricky, especially if you’re trying to get a variety of angles to ensure that your shots don’t all look the same. Here are some tips for shooting and how to save your work in post process.
Happy Holidays One and All
Just a quick message from me to all of you readers letting you all know that I wish you have a safe, fun-filled and happy holiday. Thank you for making this year awesome.
And also please keep in mind and try to help those less fortunate than us. It’s their holiday too even in these harsh economic times and even worse weather.
6 Tips for Beginner DSLR Users to Keep in Mind
There are certain things that people constantly and always tend to mess up when they first start using a DSLR after moving up from a point-and-shoot. Afterward, they tend to look at their images and wonder what went wrong. These are things that shouldn’t be looked past and in order to get the maximum cash value from your DSLR, you should keep these starting tips in mind while shooting.
5 Quick Tips For Shooting In Cold Weather
Brrr! I’m not too sure about the rest of you, but it’s getting pretty frosty here in NYC as the holiday season is rolling around. One thing that you see while walking around is people fiddling with their cameras trying to shoot in the cold weather. Perhaps they’re wearing gloves, or their glasses are frosted up, or they’re hands are shivering amongst other things. To help you and those other folks out, here are a couple of tips to keep in mind how to shoot in the cold with a point-and-shoot and a DSLR.
“24fps for the 5D Mk II is coming in the Spring”
We already know that a 24p update for the 5D Mark II is coming next year. At least now we know that we can cross it off for early on in the year. See Matthew_BH’s comment on the bottom.
The image is from the Online Tradeshow hosted by PDN.
Retake Review: The Cotton Carrier
Not long ago, I completed my field review test of the Cotton Carrier. After creator Grant Vetters read my review, he admitted to a manufacturing flaw that made the camera hard to unholster. Grant sent me another unit to test and this time I’ve achieved different results.
Reader Question: EP-1 for Fashion Photography
Today’s question hails from Ron all the way in the Netherlands. It is in regard to using the Olympus EP-1 for fashion photography. Granted, something like a Canon 5D Mk II is better suited for the job, but let’s try to help Ron the best we can.
7 Things To Never Do With Your Camera
Readers, friends and family alike always ask questions about what they’re doing wrong with their camera that is making it not perform to their satisfaction. Some of these things are almost common-sensical with regards to electronics but others may not seem that easy to figure out. Here’s a couple of things to keep in mind so that the new camera you get for the holidays will last you a bit longer.
6 Tips for Taking Better Pictures With Your Cameraphone
Just because your camera doesn’t have a large sensor or a nice lens doesn’t mean that you can’t take great pictures with it. As much as I love taking my Canon 5D Mark II out with me, she (her name is Dahlia) can be a bit bulky at times in my messenger bag. On top of that, I can’t exactly fully justify the purchase of a Micro Four Thirds camera or a Leica X1 in this economy. So at times, I find myself turning to my T-Mobile G1. Here’s how to take better photos with a cameraphone.
Field Test Review: The Cotton Carrier
The Cotton Carrier is another product that is meant to help you with carrying your cameras around just like the Spider. Designed kind of like a lightweight vest, the advertising for the product will appeal most to wildlife and landscape photographers. However, it may also have some appeal to wedding or sports photographers. I used the Cotton Carrier while shooting in Central Park and while also shooting the recent Yankee parade celebrating their win during the World Series. My findings, after the jump.
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