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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A guide that every new drone pilot needs - from picking the right drone to using ND filters for video, understanding flight legalities, and more.
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.
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.
Phone cameras are getting pretty advanced these days. Is there a point to having a compact camera if you have a new smartphone?
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.
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.
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.
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.
walkthrough of some of the first camera and lens considerations to be making as a new photographer.