How Watkins saved Yosemite ? Charleton E Watkins was an early landscape photographer in the US. He visited the Californian area in 1861 with his middle format film camera. He took high resolution images on huge slides. The pictures somehow found Abraham Lincoln the president of the United States at that time, who liked the […]
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Tokina 300mm f/2.8 review
It can be used with teleconverters as well. With the 1.4x TC the results are quite good. The 2x TC is too much I think.
If someone lucky can have a copy for 500 USD. The downside of the lens is chromatic aberration and older autofocus motor.
Still can be very interesting because of the f/2.8 brightness, strong build quality and sharpness.
114+ Photography tips for Dslr cameras
Currently most people use Canon and Nikon dslr cameras. I have both of them, with several lenses as well, and you can check my lens reviews in the lens reviews page in the main menu. There are other manufacturers as well, Pentax also has Dslr cameras, earlier Olympus and Minolta manufactured Dslr cameras, and there are other manufacturers as well like Leica, Mamiya (recently bought by Phase One), Hasselblad who made not so widespread super expensive Dslr cameras. Most of these cameras has a Middle format sensor and lenses.
I collect here all kinds of information and pictures about birds, like bird webcams, bird species of Europe, best telescope for bird photography, baby birds and many others. Description about different species, photos about birds.
How to photograph birds, bird photography equipments, species like White tailed eagle, Golden oriole, Bee eater, Roller, Stone chat, Wheatear, Chaffinch, Robin, Blue tit, Winter wren, Yellow kinglet and many others.
See my best pictures and adventures at below link.
Quick bird photography tutorial
You can learn about bird photography. What are the main factors here, and how to develop skills to make beautiful bird pictures. Bird photography is not easy but with some practice we can be more successful.
The most important skill is to learn the bird behaviour, in order to know what we can expect. Quick bird photography tips
ISO tips and tricks
ISO is the most used adjustment on a Dslr camera.
The article explains how iso works in different types of photography, how to adjust what we can expect in different situations. If we use higher iso values, image quality can degrade. For sports and action high shutter speed is preferred. There are some iso tips and tricks as well.
Macro photography tips
In macro photography we make magnified pictures of tiny things and creatures.
In case we haven’t got a Macro lens we also can make nice macro (or close-up) images with different techniques. Macro photography tips
Paint with your camera
In the article we list what we can change on the picture, and how, what are the tools we can use to create artistic pictures. Paint with your camera
Blur the borders of the picture
This kind of pictures are most common for example in car races but works very well in a number of different situations as well.
You can learn the technic from the article. Read more
Night photography tips