The basics As a basic rule of thumb you should use a tripod whenever you need to use a shutter speed below a safe hand-holding value. This speed can be approximated by 1 second divided by the effective focal length. For example, a 100mm lens on a Canon APS-C format camera has an effective focal [...]
While it might be tempting to crop photos in camera or on a computer, here are four great reasons why you should try to avoid cropping your images at all.
Christmas is nearly here, as is the start of a brand new year. It’s undoubtedly the best time to get hold of a fresh new calendar to help you get organised for the year ahead, whether you’re thinking of giving one as a gift, or getting one for yourself. But before you go and pick [...]
After buying an old Lubitel 2 twin-lens reflex camera for $15 while holidaying in Florida, Washington DC-based freelance photographer J. David Buerk decided that, in spite of their many years together, lens and camera would be better off if they parted company.