As a new photographer, you've likely heard a fair amount of arguing about DSLR vs. Mirrorless. We de-mistify the technical and practical differences between the two styles of cameras, and why one or the other might appeal to you.
Lighting is integral to photographyand learning to manipulate light is one of the most important skill any photographer can have, regardless of their discipline. We discuss different lighting situations, inexpensive and simple gear you can use to manipulate light, and outline lighting styles.
Starting out in photography can often feel like an exercise in jargon-deciphering. We break down 10 common terms that are critical knowledge for new photographers.
Commercial and editorial photographer Sharon Blance shares a simple setup she uses to achieve high quality on-location portraits that is both easy-to-use and budget friendly.
Megapixel count is a much-touted feature in many modern cameras, and it's especially important when making prints. But how many megapixels do you really need?
Shallow depth of field is a cornerstone of certain styles of photography. How do you achieve it, when would you want to use it, and what gear do you need? And what's this word "bokeh" that you keep hearing?
Every lens is either a prime or a zoom lens, and understanding the difference between the two can help you significantly narrow down what you are looking for. Join us as we explain the difference between the two and why you might choose one over the other.
The Sony ZV-1 introduces many new vlogging features in a compact camera. Read to learn all the new features, our takeaways, and sample images.
While almost every photographer is comfortable using a tripod, monopods are a bit less common. While these single-legged supports may seem a bit funky, they have a ton of usefulness in a variety of situations, and are generally underappreciated. We discuss when and how to use a monopod, different types of monopods and the advantages vs a tripod.
Cleaning your lens is a vital step in order to keep your photos sharp and extend your gear's life. We offer a simple step-by-step guide on when and how to clean your lenses.
In what situations do you want to use long exposure when photographing landscapes, and what gear is needed to do so?
Sports photography can be challenging, but an understanding of the technical elements can help. We discuss how to utilise high-speed shooting to take your sports photography to the next level.
Taking your flash off-camera can unlock a wide array of possiblities that are not achievable otherwise. We take a look at what off-camera flash is, how you can acheive it, and important flash positions.
Getting into flash photography is often an intimidating step, but it doesn't need to be. We discuss the major factors that you'll want to consider when looking into a flash unit, and recommend our picks for the best flashes across the major brands.
The success of a great landscape image comes long before you press the shutter button. We discuss how to get started taking amazing landscape photography.