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Camera Lenses and Optics – What You Should Know About Focal Length

Camera Lenses and Optics - What You Should Know About Focal Length
Camera Lenses and Optics – What You Should Know About Focal Length By Gideon Cornelius Van Niekerk A zoom lens is one of the key features that you will need for your professional photography business. You will need to know that most compact digital cameras have optical zoom lenses. An optical zoom lens can magnify ...

Autumnal Photography

Autumnal Photography
With its misty mornings and fiery sunsets, orange and red in the trees and falling leaves blanketing the landscape, autumn is surely the most photogenic season of the year. From the reds early autumn we often see dewdrops on the undergrowth and early frost as we move into late autumn. As with most seasonal photography, ...

Silhouette Photography

Silhouette Photography
What better way to engage photography viewers and encourage them to interpret an image than photographing a silhouette? Silhouettes Engage Viewers Silhouettes, by their nature, are open to interpretation and this is the reason why they are so engaging to viewers. For example, consider a silhouette of someone sitting on a bench at sunset. This ...

10 Tips for “WOW” Portrait Photography

10 Tips for
10 Tips for “WOW” Portrait Photography By Gde Putra Dear photographers, Portrait photography is, for me personally, quite unique compared to other fields of photography. Portrait photography deals with a person and the surrounding environment. For those who are born with the talent to capture WOW portrait photos, I say good for you guys! Unfortunately ...

Exercising Quality Control

Exercising Quality Control
Nowadays it’s easy to take a large volume of photos with the development of high performance mobile digital cameras. You can even achieve good results with the camera on you mobile telephone. Think of the early days of photography, or even the recent past when it took days to develop images, required gear weighting tens ...

How to Lead the Eye

How to Lead the Eye
One of the reasons for people becoming bored of viewing photos or lackluster responses on internet sites is the lack of direction in a photo. If your photo leaves your viewers uninspired, maybe it’s because they aren’t sure where to go and what to see. Giving your viewers somewhere to go will help to solve ...

Choosing A Digital Camera For Your Photography Business

Choosing A Digital Camera For Your Photography Business
Choosing A Digital Camera For Your Photography Business By Gideon Cornelius Van Niekerk Choosing the right digital camera for your photography business can be difficult as there are a huge number of models on the market with various types of functions and features. As a professional photographer, you would want to get a D-SLR camera. ...

Free Marketing for Your Photography

Free Marketing for Your Photography
OK, so you’ve got the technical know-how but what about business and marketing? Are you strapped for cash and looking at ways to generate interest in you photography? Marketing can be free if you’re willing to put in the time and effort. Here are some ways to get free marketing for your photography business. Facebook ...

Tempted to Buy a New Camera?

Tempted to Buy a New Camera?
We’ve all done it. It starts of innocently enough, you check a few photography blogs but then a simple comment or two about a camera and you’re off on a tangent! Before you know it you’re looking at new mirrorless cameras from Olympus, old film cameras from Contax, lenses from Leica, ND Filters, Speedlights, read ...

The Secret Of Perfect Colour In Your Photography

The Secret Of Perfect Colour In Your Photography
The Secret Of Perfect Colour In Your Photography By Amy Renfrey My neighbour placed a 20 page photo album on the counter and opened the first page for me. Staring back at me was the first photo; her little boy against a plain white background in a studio. His sad eyes looked blankly at the ...