Getting Started

When Is The Right Time To Purchase A Camera?

When Is The Right Time To Purchase A Camera?

Posted on 02-03-2021
When to pull the trigger can be a big decision

With so many camera models releasing all the time, not only do you need to think of what camera to buy, but when to buy it. You want to make sure you're getting the best deal, and that it's the right time to buy. We discuss the thought process of a purchase decision. 

Read More
Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Posted on 26-01-2021
Which brand is right for you?

Every brand has it's strengths, and when purchasing your first camera you'll want to buy into an ecosystem that excels at the styles of photography that you are interested in. In this article we look closely at Nikon and Sony, their strengths, and how they compare for a variety of photography styles.

Read More
Shutter Speed Explained

Shutter Speed Explained

Posted on 19-01-2021
How does shutter speed affect your photography?

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of photography, and a good understanding of it will allow you to adjust your exposure more accurately and take more creative photos. We discuss what shutter speed is, how it affects exposure and motion, rules of thumb, and more.

Read More
The Major Strengths of Each Camera Brand

The Major Strengths of Each Camera Brand

Posted on 05-01-2021
Know where each brand excels

When looking to purchase your first camera, it's not uncommon to look at the huge amount of choice in the market and be overwhelmed. One thing that can help with this is to understand the major brands and what their strengths are, as it provides a great starting point. We cover the strengths of the major brands so you can jump in with confidence.

Read More
Getting Started with Portrait Photography

Getting Started with Portrait Photography

Posted on 24-12-2020
Start taking amazing portraits!

Getting started with portrait photography can be intimidating, as you have to learn with a model waiting in front of you. It doesn't have to be hard though! Learn about shallow depth of field, lens selection, camera settings and lighting so you you can start taking amazing portraits.

Read More
Tags: portrait
Getting Started with Macro Photography

Getting Started with Macro Photography

Posted on 08-12-2020
Diving into the world of macro photography.

Macro photography can turn everyday objects into fascinating subjects. We present a guide intended for those looking to hit the ground running with macro photography.

Read More
Tags: macro
Focal Length Explained

Focal Length Explained

Posted on 22-10-2020
How focal length affects your images.

Focal length is the major defining characteristic of any lens. We discuss focal length, what it is, and how it affects your photography, as well as popular genres of photography and which focal lengths excel for these purposes. 

Read More
Why You Need a Filter for Your Lens

Why You Need a Filter for Your Lens

Posted on 20-10-2020
What are filters, what do they do, and why should you use one?

Do you need a filter for your lens or is it just added expense? And why does there seem to be 50 different types of filters? We discuss filter types, what they do, and why you should probably have one.

Read More
The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds

Posted on 10-09-2020
Breaking down the Rule of Thirds and how it can help your photography.

The Rule of Thirds is a fundamental photography composition technique that you've likely heard mentioned. While rules are always made to be broken, having a strong understanding of the rule of thirds, including how and when to apply it, is critical. We discuss the rule of thirds, what it is, and when to use it in different situations.

Read More
Getting Started with Video

Getting Started with Video

Posted on 25-08-2020
It may seem daunting, but getting started with video is doable

Jumping from photo to video can be a daunting task. We discuss how to navigate the change, getting coverage and B-roll, camera movement & gear, and more.

Read More
Tags: video
WTF is a 'Stop', and Why You Should Care

WTF is a 'Stop', and Why You Should Care

Posted on 20-08-2020
Pro photographer Sharon Blance discusses a commonly misunderstood concept

Professional photographer Sharon Blance tackles the often-misunderstood concept of a 'Stop'. Understanding the ins-and-outs of this measurement of light can have a great positive impact on your photography and help in making the journey away from Auto and towards Manual modes.

Read More
Tags: lighting
Sensor Size Explained

Sensor Size Explained

Posted on 13-08-2020
Why should you care about sensor size?

You've heard the terms Micro 4/3rds, APS-C and Full Frame. What do they all mean, and what EXACTLY will be the impact on your photography when shooting with one or the other? We take a deep dive into sensor size, including theory, recommendations and decision points.

Read More

Items 1 to 15 of 22 total

Page