Lenses are expensive and great lenses cost even more. While DSLR prices have fallen to the point where great cameras may be purchased under the $1000 threshold, professional glass prices begin at $1000. Even so, we have found several lenses for Nikon APS-C cropped sensor cameras that achieve professional results for a discounted price.
Learning cameras can be fun, entertaining, and challenging. With the new found ability to take remarkable pictures comes a hefty checklist of camera settings, lighting worries, and framing issues. While most DSLRs have a plethora of settings, there are a few that constant constant monitoring and changes as your shooting environments and subjects change.
While shooting RAW comes with some mild inconveniences, the benefits are nearly endless. From the ability to correct mistakes, to future proofing your images, RAW files offer tremendous flexibility.
Lenses make an unbelievable difference in the quality of your photos and you never want to purchase lower quality glass. Using these tips will help you achieve the best quality results for a more affordable price, without losing the quality needed for professional looking results.
Children can often be very difficult to photograph well. Yet, with careful thought and attention, amazing results can often be obtained
While Canon and Nikon are most often regarded as the most popular DSLR manufactures, many other brand names offer competitive products. Pentax, Sigma, and Sony are some of the other big names that have been making headlines with new innovative products and features.
Philip Bloom goes in depth with the Panasonic AF100, Sony FS100, and Sony F3 on the features and quality of large sensor video cameras.
In-camera autofocus can be 99% accurate with breathtaking speed, but doing so requires some basic knowledge and input from the camera operator. Unfortunately, hitting a focus target right all the time requires a little more effort than point and shoot. But with some careful practice and knowledge of your camera’s ability, high rates of perfection may be obtained.
The Tascam DR-07 is a great compact audio recorder with a built in stereo mic, mic input, and line input, the DR-07 works well for almost every situation.
DSLR’s have a great deal to offer. Large sensors provide striking depth of field, great low light capabilities, and interchangeable lenses on a budget. But there are also quite a few caveats that can take time, practice, and learning to combat. In this lesson we will take a look at some of the things you can do to improve video on DSLR cameras.
We have all seen amazing photographs with striking foregrounds while the background blurs to oblivion. That blurred background, commonly referred to as Bokeh, can be controlled by setting your camera aperture effectively. We typically recommend lenses with a maximum aperture of at least f/2.8 because it gives you more creative flexibility and low light possibilities.