Getting Started

Mirrorless Cameras vs DSLRs – Head to Head

Mirrorless Cameras vs DSLRs – Head to Head

Posted on 30-06-2020
Mirrorless vs DSLR - what are the actual differences? Does it matter which one you pick?

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.

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How Many Megapixels is Enough?

How Many Megapixels is Enough?

Posted on 15-06-2020
How many megapixels do you really need?

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?

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Prime or Zoom Lens - Which is Right for You?

Prime or Zoom Lens - Which is Right for You?

Posted on 07-06-2020
What is the difference and which is best for you?

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. 

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When & Why to Use a Monopod

When & Why to Use a Monopod

Posted on 02-06-2020
How do I use this funky thing?

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. 

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When Is The Right Time To Purchase A Camera?

When Is The Right Time To Purchase A Camera?

Posted on 17-03-2020
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. 

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Getting Started with Portrait Photography

Getting Started with Portrait Photography

Posted on 14-03-2020
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.

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Tags: portrait
Getting Started with Macro Photography

Getting Started with Macro Photography

Posted on 29-01-2020
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.

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Tags: macro
The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds

Posted on 06-12-2019
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.

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Focal Length Explained

Focal Length Explained

Posted on 11-11-2019
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. 

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Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Battle of the Brands: Nikon vs. Sony

Posted on 29-10-2019
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.

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

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

Posted on 11-10-2019
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.

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Tags: lighting
Shutter Speed Explained

Shutter Speed Explained

Posted on 07-10-2019
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.

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