Posts Tagged advice

How to shoot into direct sunlight

    Shooting in direct sunlight can lead to images that have high contrast, blown out highlights, lens flare and colors that might even look overly saturated. If you’re shooting portraits they can also lead to the ‘squint factor’.   So what’s a photographer to do?   Here are eleven quick and simple tips at… Read More

Start shooting RAW part 1.

First, let’s start off with what a RAW image is compared to a JPG image. JPEG Equivalent to a PRINT (from a negative) in the film days.  Immediately suitable for printing, sharing, or posting on the Web.  Higher in contrast.  Sharper.  Compressed.  Smaller file size.  Takes up LESS SPACE on your memory cards as well… Read More

What DSLR should I buy?

I get asked this question at least a few times a week, and typically my answer is always the same: 1) Buy a entry level Canon or Nikon DSLR (body only!!!) 2) Buy a 50mm 1.8 lens 3) Start shooting immediately!   While this post will be outdated in a matter of a few months… Read More