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Quick bird photography tutorial

photography tips for beginners

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

isoISO 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.
ISO tricks and tips

Macro photography tips

Macro photography tipsIn macro photography we make magnified pictures of tiny things and creatures.
For this a specialized 1:1 macro lens is preferred. (Usually called close-up photography if we don’t use 1:1 macro lenses.)

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

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How to paint with your camera ? The idea here to have full control over your picture taken as you do with a brush. It is not so easy as with the brush though, the skills need more time to develop.

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

blurred bordersHow to blur the border of the picture to show motion ?

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

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Olympus PEN F release date price specs

Olympus PEN F release date price specs

Olympus PEN F release date specs review price A new Micro 4/3 camera is coming, the Olympus Pen F. Earlier there was a camera produced with the same name in the 60’s. It is a retro looking (retro feeling) camera, with a 20 Megapixel Micro 4/3 sensor, 5 axis in camera image stabilizer, and a […]

Fujifilm 100-400 release date price specs

Fujifilm 100-400 release date price specs

Fujifilm 100-400 release date price specs (1900 USD, f/5.6, 1.375 kg / 3 lbs) Introduction Fujifilm announced the new Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 supertelephoto lens. Originally the lens was planned for 2015 I think. Such lenses used in bird/wildlife or outdoor sports photography. The lens has 5 (!) ED and 1 Super Ed elements, 5 […]

Tokina 14-20mm f2 release date specs review

Tokina 14-20mm f2 release date specs review

Tokina 14-20mm f2 A new DX Tokina lens is coming. I really love the idea of Tokina. I recently thought about what kind of wide angle lens I would like to have. I thought about a 16mm fast prime (f/1.4-f/2) on Dx. My favorite wide angle focal length is 16mm (24mm on Full frame), but […]

Canon 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6

Canon 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6

Canon 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 Seems a long slower telephoto zoom from Canon is coming. This I suppose will be a direct competitor of the Tamron 150-600mm and Sigma 150-600mm lenses. Other usual approach of Canon to make an other super expensive something, like the 200-400mm f/4. According to Egami, Canon has filed a patent for the […]

Nikon d5 release date

Nikon d5 release date

Nikon d5 release date Nikon d5 is definitely coming A new flagship camera was officially announced by Nikon. Update: There are new informations about the new Nikon d5. The camera will have a 20.8 MP CMOS sensor, maximum sensitivity topping at 3.28 Million. The native sensitivity is 102,400. The camera can shoot 12 frames per […]

Sigma 20mm 1.4 Art release date price specs review

Sigma 20mm 1.4 Art release date price specs review

Sigma 20mm 1.4 Art According to our informations a new Sigma 20mm 1.4 Art wide angle lens is coming in the near future. The field of view is 94.5° on Full frame cameras. This focal length is very interesting. The lens has 9 aperture blades. With the bright f/1.4 aperture it is not a light […]

Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens

Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens

Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens The new lens is marketed as “The World’s best wide angle lens”. There is a Zeiss 55mm and a Zeiss 85mm lens in this same lens family as well. The lens design is quite complex: 16 lens elements in 13 groups, including floating elements as well, which is usually used […]

Sony Rx1R II release date FF camera w fixed 35mm f/2 lens

Sony Rx1R II release date FF camera w fixed 35mm f/2 lens

Sony Rx1R II Full frame camera with a fixed 35mm f/2 lens A new Full frame palm-sized camera coming from Sony (a new toy). The camera has a Full frame 42 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor and a fixed Zeiss 35mm f/2 lens with a macro-shift ring. The minimum focusing distance is 30cm (1′) […]

Tamron 45mm 1.8 vc USD Model F013 release date

Tamron 45mm 1.8 vc USD Model F013 release date

Tamron 45mm 1.8 vc USD Model F013 Tamron annouced the new Tamron 45mm 1.8 vc USd lens with the Tamron 35mm f/1.8 USD. This lens is a little longer than the 35mm, specifically this is exactly a normal lens, with a similar perspective as the human vision. Usually 50mm lenses called ‘normal’ in photography, but […]

Tamron 35mm f1.8 Di VC USD F012 release date price review

Tamron 35mm f1.8 Di VC USD F012 release date price review

Tamron 35mm f1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) A new prime lens is coming from Tamron. It is really interesting that Tamron starts to produce prime lenses as well. It is not the first prime lens Tamron produces there are several macro lenses as well for example the Tamron 90mm Macro and the Tamron 180mm […]

The last Trapper

The last Trapper

The last Trapper An interesting film about the last Trapper, Norman Winther, who lives in the Yukon area, in a self-made wooden house in the wild with his wife, May Loo, with two horses, and several sled-dogs.

What happen with Sigma Art lenses ?

What happen with Sigma Art lenses ?

What happen with Sigma Art lenses ? In the last years Sigma recreates itself. They released some legendary lenses like the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art or the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Art or the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art. Many of these lenses are class leading lenses unprecedented before. Many people now interested which will be the […]